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The Galna Bridge, circa 1930.
 
Image  2002  Black and white photograph of the Galna Bridge in the village of Burk's Falls. The Magnetawan River is running under the bridge. There are unidentified buildings that can be seen on the far side of the bridge. There are no people in the picture.
Burk's Falls Main Street, circa 1920
 
ImageMysteries:  2002  Black and white photographic postcard of Burk's Falls' Main Street in the winter. The street and the buildings are covered in snow. There are some people wandering around the street. In the upper left corner 'Burks Falls, Ont., in Winter' is written in red.
The Tannery, Burk's Falls, circa 1917.
 
Image  2002  Colour painted postcard of the Tannery. The factory is on the river on the left side. The village of Burk's Falls can be seen off in the distance. In the upper left corner '941. Burks Falls, Ont.' is written in red.
Burk's Falls Train Station, circa 1900
 
Image  2002  Black and white photograph of a locomotive coming into the train station in the village of Burk's Falls. There is a horse-drawn carriage on the left side of the picture. There are two carriages and horses on the left side as well. On the side of the train station 'Burks Falls' is painted.
Train Leaving Burk's Falls, circa 1925 
Image  2002  Colour painted postcard of a railroad locomotive leaving the village of Burk's Falls. Below the bridge is the Burk's Falls wharf. There is one boat in the wharf. At the bottom in the centre 'Burks Falls Wharf' is written in red.
Postcard Sent to Mrs. Howard Bell, 1907
 
Image  2002  Colour photograph of the back of a postcard. There is a green stamp in the upper right corner. The back of the postcard has been stamped three times. To the left of the stamp "CANADIAN SOUVENIR POST CARD" was added by the manufacturer. On the back of the post card 'B. F. 17/1/01 Just a line...
Train Leaving Train Station, Burk's Falls, circa 1935
 
Image  2002  Black and white photograph of a train leaving the Burk's Falls Train Station. On the left side of the picture there are two people watching the train leave. These people are near a pick-up truck which is loaded. On the side of the train station 'Burks Falls' is painted.
Lumberyard, Burk's Falls, circa 1950
 
Image  2002  Black and white photograph of a lumberyard in the village of Burk's Falls. From this distance it looks like a shanty town. These are actually towers of finished lumber. In the foreground is a set of train tracks and railroad cars to transport the lumber away.
Hunters Arriving at the Burk's Falls Wharf, 1909
 
Image  2002  Black and white photograph of hunters getting off the train in Burk's Falls and walking to the wharf so they can get boats to their winter hunting camps.
The Dam, Flume, and Galna Bridge Near Knight Lumber, circa 1931.
 
Image  2002  Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's lumber factory. The flume would take logs from the river and take them towards the factory. The river is flowing from the damn. The river held up by the damn is the Magnetawan River. The bridge in the background is the Galna...
The Foot Bridge and Dam, Burk's Falls, circa 1978
 
Image  2002  Colour photograph of a walking path going over the dam in Burk's Falls. The river being held up by the dam is the Magnetawan.
Lifeline to the Heartland 
Video  circa 1980  Video recording of Glen Reid playing "Lifeline to the Heartland". This recording also features a discussion of local steamboat and river heritage. Old photographs are examined and discussed, with many references to the Magnetawan river and Burk's Falls area. This recording has been edited for...
Postcard of Train Coming into Burk's Falls with The Wanita at the Dock, circa 1920
 
Image  2003  Black and white photograph of a train with smoke pluming out of the smokestack coming into Burk's Falls. On the right side is the wharf with people standing beside a boat on the Magnetawan. In the upper right corner 'WHARF, BURKS FALLS, ONT.' is written in red.
Postcard of Galna Bridge with Two Children, circa 1920
 
Image  2003  Black and white photograph of the Galna Bridge going into Burk's Falls. The bridge spans the Magnetawan River. There is a child looking over the railing of the bridge. At the bottom left corner 'Galna Bridge, Burks Falls, Ont.' scratched onto the photographic negative.
The Steamers Wanita and Wenonah at Dock, circa 1900
 
Image  2003  Black and white photographic postcard of the steamers Wantia and Wenonah at dock in the wharf at Burk's Falls. The wharf is on the Magnetawan River. In the upper right corner 'Steamers Wanita and Wenonah on the Burk's Falls Wharf early 1900s' is written in red.
Newspaper clipping about 'The Ark', circa 1910.
 
ImageText  2003  Black and white photograph of a newspaper article on 'The Ark.' The Ark was a cabin on a barge used by loggers. The Ark enabled loggers to stay out in the wilderness and keep putting logs into the river.
Geddes' Wharf, Lake Cecebe, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
 
Image  2003  Colour painted postcard of a boat coming into dock on Lake Cecebe. There is a fence around some trees in the foreground. There is forest all around the the lake. In the upper left corner 'Lake Cecebe Lake Goldes Wharf, Burk's Falls Ont.' is written in red.
The Steamer Armour Near Echo Rock, Lake Cecebe, circa 1920
 
Image  2003  Colour painted postcard of the steamer Armour going across Lake Cecebe at dusk or dawn. The lake is surrounded by forests. Along the bottom in the centre 'THE STEAMER ARMOUR NEAR ECHO ROCK ON LAKE CECEBE' in black.
Steamer Glenda at the Burk's Falls Wharf, circa 1920
 
Image  2003  Black and white photographic postcard of the steamboat Glenada at the wharf in the village of Burk's Falls. Along the bottom in the centre 'STEAMER GLENADA AT THE BURK'S FALLS WHARF' is written in black.
Highway 11 Bridge at Burk's Falls, circa 1940
 
Image  2003  Black and white photographic postcard of the bridge on Highway 11. The river flowing under the bridge is the Magnetawan. There are railroad tracks running beside the river and under the bridge on the right side. Along the bottom 'NO. 11 HIGHWAY BRIDGE AT BURK'S FALLS ONTARIO PHOTO BY WINDER...
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