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  • Towering Snow Drift in Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image has 'Before the 60's, Burk's Falls had no way of removing the accumulated snow banks from the streets. The businesses had to contend with digging themselves out to allow customers in' written.
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image has 'Before the 60's, Burk's Falls had no way of removing the accumulated snow banks from the streets. The businesses had to ...
  • Banner Welcoming Soldiers Back from World War Two, circa 1945
    Image       On the banner across Young Street 'WE ARE GLAD TO GREET YOU' is written. The caption along the bottom has 'The tow of Burk's Falls gets ready to greet boys returning from WWII. The picture is looking up Younge Street towards Ontario Street' written on it.
    Image     On the banner across Young Street 'WE ARE GLAD TO GREET YOU' is written. The caption along the bottom has 'The tow of Burk's Falls gets ready to greet boys ...
  • Team of Horses Moving Blocks of Ice on a Sleigh, circa 1920
    Image       In the centre at the bottom of the image 'This team brought ice blocks up the Younge Street hill into the 40's' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     In the centre at the bottom of the image 'This team brought ice blocks up the Younge Street hill into the 40's' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • Construction of the Armstrong Bridge, circa 1930
    Image       Centered at the bottom of the picture 'The construction of the Armstrong Bridge in 1938 connected Highway 11 to Ryerson Crescent (Hwy 520). Note the Sunoco sign and gas pump in the corner' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     Centered at the bottom of the picture 'The construction of the Armstrong Bridge in 1938 connected Highway 11 to Ryerson Crescent (Hwy 520). Note the Sunoco sign and gas pump ...
  • Two Men and horse drawn cart in Front of a Michigan Central Rail Car, circa 1930
    Image       On the side of the railroad car 'MICHIGAN CENTRAL 15084' is painted on.
    Image     On the side of the railroad car 'MICHIGAN CENTRAL 15084' is painted on.
  • Family Home, 14 Copeland Street Burk's Falls, circa 1930
    Image       Along the bottom '14 Copeland Street, Burk's Falls. The photo from the 30's shows A. G. Culbert and family in front of their home' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     Along the bottom '14 Copeland Street, Burk's Falls. The photo from the 30's shows A. G. Culbert and family in front of their home' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • Constructing a Building at the Lumber Camp, circa 1920
    Imagecomment       Black and white photograph of a building being built in the forest. Upon completion this building would have be used by loggers at the lumber camp. There are many people working on the building. On the left side there are two horses pulling construction materials.
    Imagecomment     Black and white photograph of a building being built in the forest. Upon completion this building would have be used by loggers at the lumber camp. There are many people ...
  • Burk's Falls Fire Brigade in Front of C. W. Coulter Dry Goods, circa 1920
    Imagemystery       In the upper right corner 'Burk's Falls Fire Brigade pose in front of C. W. Coulter Dry Goods on Ontario Street. This photo would be in the early 1920s' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Imagemystery     In the upper right corner 'Burk's Falls Fire Brigade pose in front of C. W. Coulter Dry Goods on Ontario Street. This photo would be in the early 1920s' was ...
  • The Armour with its Deck Loaded with People, circa 1920
    Image       On the side of the boat 'ARMOUR' is painted.
    Image     On the side of the boat 'ARMOUR' is painted.
  • Laying of the Corner Stone of the Anglican Church, Burk's Falls, 1909.
    Image       At the bottom on the left side 'Laying of the corner stone of the Anglican Church, 1909' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     At the bottom on the left side 'Laying of the corner stone of the Anglican Church, 1909' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • Bell Tower, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       Black and white photograph of downtown Burk's Falls centering on a bell tower. The photograph is from an elevated perspective, providing a view of most of the buildings in the area.
    Image     Black and white photograph of downtown Burk's Falls centering on a bell tower. The photograph is from an elevated perspective, providing a view of most of the buildings in the ...
  • The Hotel Central, Burk's Falls, 1953
    Imagecomment       Along the bottom 'The Hotel Central in 1953, owned and operated by the Fells for many years' was added to the image by Roger Simmons.
    Imagecomment     Along the bottom 'The Hotel Central in 1953, owned and operated by the Fells for many years' was added to the image by Roger Simmons.
  • On the Galna Bridge Looking East, Burk's Falls, circa 1920.
    Image       Along the bottom of the postcard 'On the Galna Bridge looking East Burks Falls Ont.' was etched into the negative.
    Image     Along the bottom of the postcard 'On the Galna Bridge looking East Burks Falls Ont.' was etched into the negative.
  • Train Leaving Burk's Falls with a Boat in Dock, circa 1930
    Image       Along the bottom 'This photo of the Burk's Falls wharf would have been taken in the early 30's' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     Along the bottom 'This photo of the Burk's Falls wharf would have been taken in the early 30's' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • Crossing the Galna Bridge, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       Black and white photograph of a person crossing the Galna Bridge with the village of Burk's Falls in the background. The river flowing underneath the bridge is the Magnetawan. There are many businesses and a water tower behind the bridge.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a person crossing the Galna Bridge with the village of Burk's Falls in the background. The river flowing underneath the bridge is the Magnetawan. There ...
  • Borden Philips Delivering Goods for Walter Sharpe, Burk's Falls, circa 1940
    Image       Along the bottom 'Borden Philips delivering goods for Walter Sharpe. Seen here exiting the Sharpe building approximately 1938 – 42.' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     Along the bottom 'Borden Philips delivering goods for Walter Sharpe. Seen here exiting the Sharpe building approximately 1938 – 42.' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Burk's Falls, circa 1940
    Image       Along the bottom 'Holy Trinity R. C. Church, Burks Falls, Ont.'
    Image     Along the bottom 'Holy Trinity R. C. Church, Burks Falls, Ont.'
  • Post Office, Burk's Falls, circa 1940
    Image       Along the bottom 'BURK'S FALLS – ONTARIO, CANADA PHOTO BY WINGER STUDIO BF 13' is written in black.
    Image     Along the bottom 'BURK'S FALLS – ONTARIO, CANADA PHOTO BY WINGER STUDIO BF 13' is written in black.
  • Memorial Arena, Burk's Falls, circa 1940
    Image       At the bottom in the left corner 'Memorial Arena, Burks Falls, Ontario – Canada 6' is written in black.
    Image     At the bottom in the left corner 'Memorial Arena, Burks Falls, Ontario – Canada 6' is written in black.
  • The Sharpe Building, Burk's Falls, circa 1940
    Image       The sign of the first business 'C. W. Sharpe Tourist Supplies.' The second business is 'Hunter & Fell Variety Store.'
    Image     The sign of the first business 'C. W. Sharpe Tourist Supplies.' The second business is 'Hunter & Fell Variety Store.'
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