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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
...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...
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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