Almaguin Highlands Digital Collection
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Subject:  Rivers  Decade:  1900  Sort by:  Relevance
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Burk's Falls Ont. West Side of Town
Image  19070410  Colour illustrated postcard of the village of Burk's Falls from the west side of town. In the foreground there's a factory with lumber in its yard, possibly the Knight Brother's Factory. Behind the factory is the Magnetawan River. Across the river are houses. On the back of the postcard is a...
Houses on Richmond Street 
ImageText  circa 1900  ...Richmond Street This photo was taken about 1900 looking across the river to the south shore. The building on the extreme left is on the larger Island owned by Taylor Lumber Company. The building at the top of the hill is St. Paul's Lutheran Church 1885-1913. The white house is the Tom Kennedy home...
The Armour Pulling into the Boat Lock, circa 1905 
Image  circa 1905  Black and white photograph of the Armour steamship coming up to the locks in Magnetawan. In the background the village can be seen. The Armour is entering at the low end of the lock. Once inside it will be raised and then it will continue its trip.
Wooden Water Dam, Magnetawan, circa 1900 
Image  circa 1900  Black and white photograph of the first dam built on the Magnetawan River, which was built between 1885 -1886. There is water overflowing the damn and there's a foot bridge over the river. In the background there's a home.
The Boats of Burk's Falls 
Video  circa 2004  An elderly man from the Burk's Falls area is interviewed and gives a slide show of various boats that sailed in the area in the early twentieth century. This video has been edited in order to be placed online, the original video is held by the Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Public Library.
Sunday School Picinic on the Dunbar's Paddle Boat, circa 1900
Image  circa 1905  ...Handwritten on the front of the photograph: "George Dunbar", "James Dunbar", "Dave Dunbar, "Otis Du", "Wile Dun" & "1890 To 1900 owener by James Dunbar." Handwritten on the back of the photograph: "Aunt Millicent went on picnic ate on boat - Sunday School Picnic 1900 - 1910." Written on the back...
Water Going Over a Bridge Near the Waterfalls, South River, April 29th, 1908 
ImageComments:  1908-04-29,   Black and white photograph of raging water going over a wooden bridge. There are rocks and silt on the bridge. There's a man on the left side of the picture watching the water. "The Falls, South River. Apr. 29th/08"
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