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Sketch of Snow-Covered Abandoned Barn
Image  1977  Pencil sketch of an abandoned barn covered in snow. It looks like the weight of the snow has caused the roof to partially colapse. The walls of the barn have fallen off and the other side of the barn can be seen. An old fence can be seen running along the right side of the barn. Signed by the...
Pencil Sketch of a Snow-Covered Home, 1978
ImageMysteries:  November 30 1978  Pencil sketch of a snow-covered home. In front of the door are two shovels and a path in the snow. The yard is covered in snow. On the left side of the home is a veranda. On the right side is a summer home. Behind the home are two leaf-less trees. Signed by the artist. Part of a group of...
Whitestone Historical Society Calender - 2004
TextImage  2004, p. 15  Fifteen page calender about Whitestone from the Whitestone Historical Society. This is a twelve month calendar. Each month is a historical photograph from Whitestone.
Shipping Lumber by Sleigh, Dunchurch, circa 1920 
Image  circa 1920  Black and white photograph of two horse drawn sleds loaded with finished lumber. There are no people or horses in the picture. The sleds seem to be in an open area this could be a field or perhaps a frozen lake or pond. On the back of the photograph, "MARK TAYLOR SHIPPING LBR - BY SLEIGH DOWN...
Floodoing near the McAmmonds cabins on the Deer River, 1922
Image  1922  Black and white photograph of the Deer River with a cabin on the left side of the image. The water level is very high. Across the river is a forest with partially snow covered hills. The McAmmonds had two cabins on their property that they would rent out in the summer to tourists and hunters...
Shoveling Snow off the Roof, McAmmond Farm, circa 1950
Image  circa 1950  Black and white photograph of Jim McAmmond and Clifford Dennis shoveling snow off the roof of the veranda on the McAmmond's farmhouse. On the back of the photograph, "Jim McAmmond and Clifford Dennis shoveling roof of McAmmond home 1950's," is handwritten in pencil.
Moving Lumber by Railroad with a Pick-Up Truck, circa 1920 
ImageMysteries:  circa 1920  Black and white photograph of a modified truck hauling lumber while traveling on railroad tracks. There are men on either side of the truck. The ground is covered in snow except for the two black lines where railroad tracks are. This is a reproduced enlargement of an earlier photograph.
St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Dunchurch, 1896 
ImageComments:Mysteries:  1896  Black and white photograph of the old Anglican Church in Dunchurch. The building is wooden and has a steeply pitched roof. There are three windows on the side. On the left side of the building is a white door. On the ground outside the church is snow. There is a fence going around the...
The Wurm Farm, Magnetawan 
ImageText  1877  A two page document which includes three photographs and a brief description of the history of the Wurm Farm. The first photograph, black and white, shows the Wurm's homestead including the farmhouse, the barn and some of the fields. The picture was taken from the top of a hill looking down....
William and Lila Boettger Home, Magnetawan, 1942 
ImageText  1943  A black and white photograph and a brief history of the property on 36 Bay Street East. The photograph was taken on a snowy winter day. The house is painted white and made of wood. Also, the building had two stories. At the time the picture was taken it doesn't appear to have been lived. Lila...
The Orange Hall, Magnetawan 
ImageText  1970  A two page document dealing with the Orange Hall in Magnetawan. It includes two colour photographs and a history of the Orange Hall in Magnetawan. The first photograph shows a dilapidated Orange Hall. There is only a wooden shell and the building is half covered in snow. The second photograph...
Boats in Winter Quarters, Burk's Falls, Ontario, circa 1917. 
Image  2002  Black and white postcard of the Armour in the wharf at Burk's Falls during the winter. There is snow covering the dock, the boats, and the village. In the background of the image, behind the Armour, there is another unidentified boat. The village in the background is Burk's Falls. On the boat...
Horse and Cutter 
ImageMysteries:  2002  Black and white photograph of three groups of horse drawn sleighs. These sleigh are pulling sleds through a snow covered path in the forest. These sleighs are pulling loads of wood back to the lumber camp. Each of the sleighs is being pulled by two horses.
Building of the Steamship Armour, circa 1906
Image  2002  Black and white photograph of the construction of the steamship Armour. The hull is mostly built. The workers are posing on the half-finished ship for the photograph. This picture was taken in winter.
"The Fleet" at Burk's Falls Wharf, circa 1909
Image  2002  Black and white photographic postcard. The image is of the wharf in Burk's Falls in the winter. There are three vessels in the water, which are covered in snow. Behind the wharf is a tree lined hill with a few buildings. At the bottom in the centre 'Burk's Falls Wharf, "The Fleet," ' is...
Four Loggers Resting, circa 1930 
Image  2002  Black and white photograph of four lumberjacks resting on logs which they have cut down. The logs are on top of two pieces of wood perpendicular to the logs like a wooden railway track. These tracks were used to roll logs on to horse-drawn sleds. There are large snow drifts on either side of...
Railroad Tracks Going into Burk's Falls, circa 1940 
Image  2002  Black and white photograph of a railroad track going into Burk's Falls past a factory. The factory is likely the Knight Brother's factory. In the foreground are three boxcars. This picture was taken in the winter.
Burk's Falls in Winter, circa 1910 
Image  2002  Black and white photograph of Burk's Falls in winter. In the foreground there is a field with a stacked pile of wood and a long wooden fence. In the background is the village.
Magnetawan Wharf in Winter, circa 1923
Image  2002  Black and white photograph of the Magnetawan Wharf covered in snow during the winter. There is an unidentified boat in the water. There a stack of lumber along an under used road going into the wharf. This lumber may be railway ties.
The Wharf of Magnetawan in Winter, 1926
Image  2002  Black and white photograph of the village of Magnetawan. On the close side of the river are a group of factories. These factories are releasing plumes of smoke obscuring parts of the village. There are snow covered houses across the the river in the background.
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