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...
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.
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.
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...
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....
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...
1916 A black and white group photograph of the students of Magnetawan Public School, 1916. The students are arranged into three rows with a few students in the doorway and one hanging on to a flagpole. The picture was taken outside the school in the winter. The school is wooden and painted white....
1937 Black and white photograph of Jean, Cecil and Mae Grunig skating on a lake or river. They're all wearing jackets and pants. In the background, on the edge of the water is a forest. At the bottom of the photograph, '1937,' is handwritten in black ink. On the back of the photograph,'Jean...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
2002 Black and white photograph of a logger driving a team of horse drawn sleigh with a load of logs. The photograph was taken in a snow covered forest.
2002 Black and white photograph of a large stack of logs located on the Marsden's farm. The logs are covered in snow, and located in the middle of a forest.
1930 Black and white photograph of a logger driving a sleigh loaded with logs. There are two large horses pulling the sleigh. The photograph was taken in a snow covered field, suggesting that the picture was taken in winter. A note accompanying the picture suggests that the photograph was taken on...
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