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  • The Vanishing Heritage Series - Beyond Steam and Smoke
    Video       A DVD titled 'Vanishing Heritage Series - Beyond Steam and Smoke.' It features interviews and lectures about the history of Burk's Falls. Areas covered include - the reconstruction after the fire, Algonquin Park, The Burk's Falls Arrow
    Video     A DVD titled 'Vanishing Heritage Series - Beyond Steam and Smoke.' It features interviews and lectures about the history of Burk's Falls. Areas covered include - the reconstruction after the ...
  • The Vanishing Heritage Series - Steam and Smoke
    Video       A DVD titled 'Vanishing Heritage Series - Steam and Smoke.' It features interviews and lectures about the history of Burk's Falls. Areas covered include - the steamboat era, the lumber industry, the tannery, the fire and the reconstruction.
    Video     A DVD titled 'Vanishing Heritage Series - Steam and Smoke.' It features interviews and lectures about the history of Burk's Falls. Areas covered include - the steamboat era, the lumber ...
  • Flume with Many Leaks at Knight's Plant, circa 1915
    Image       Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's factory. The flume is full of leaks. There is a building on top of the flume.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's factory. The flume is full of leaks. There is a building on top of the flume.
  • The Wanita on the Magnetawan River, circa 1913
    Image       In the upper right corner 'ON THE MAGNETAWAN RIVER, BURKS FALLS, ON' is written in red
    Image     In the upper right corner 'ON THE MAGNETAWAN RIVER, BURKS FALLS, ON' is written in red
  • "The Fleet” at Burk's Falls Wharf, circa 1909
    Image       At the bottom in the centre 'Burk's Falls Wharf, "The Fleet," ' is written.
    Image     At the bottom in the centre 'Burk's Falls Wharf, "The Fleet," ' is written.
  • The Armour in a Dry Dock, circa 1909
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Armour in dry dock. There are no people in the photograph. There is an unknown building behind the ship.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Armour in dry dock. There are no people in the photograph. There is an unknown building behind the ship.
  • Towering Snow Drift in front of Post Office, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'The photo shows the Burk's Falls Post Office behind the snow banks which were common in the 40's."
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'The photo shows the Burk's Falls Post Office behind the snow banks which were common in the 40's."
  • Tip-Toff Cottage, Burk's Falls, circa 1905.
    Image       An added caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Tipp-Toff Cottage, Burk's Falls. Early 1900s.' This caption was added by Roger Simmons
    Image     An added caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Tipp-Toff Cottage, Burk's Falls. Early 1900s.' This caption was added by Roger Simmons
  • Lumberyard, Burk's Falls, circa 1950
    Image       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.
    Image     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 ...
  • Hunters Arriving at the Burk's Falls Wharf, 1909
    Image       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.
    Image     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.
  • Half-Frozen Falls, Burk's Falls, circa 1900
    Imagecomment       At the bottom in the centre 'Burks Falls, Ont. “The Falls” ' is written in black
    Imagecomment     At the bottom in the centre 'Burks Falls, Ont. “The Falls” ' is written in black
  • The Dam, Flume, and Galna Bridge Near Knight Lumber, circa 1931.
    Image       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 ...
    Image     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 ...
  • The Foot Bridge and Dam, Burk's Falls, circa 1978
    Image       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.
    Image     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.
  • Working Lumber Mill, circa 1920
    Imagemysterycomment       Black and white photograph of a lumber mill. On the left side there is a building with a ramp going into a second floor window. There are logs going up into the building along the ramp. In the foreground on the right are logs in a pile. There is a ...
    Imagemysterycomment     Black and white photograph of a lumber mill. On the left side there is a building with a ramp going into a second floor window. There are logs going up ...
  • Postcard of Train Coming into Burk's Falls with The Wanita at the Dock, circa 1920
    Image       In the upper right corner 'WHARF, BURKS FALLS, ONT.' is written in red.
    Image     In the upper right corner 'WHARF, BURKS FALLS, ONT.' is written in red.
  • Postcard of Galna Bridge with Two Children, circa 1920
    Image       At the bottom left corner 'Galna Bridge, Burks Falls, Ont.' scratched onto the photographic negative.
    Image     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       In the upper right corner 'Steamers Wanita and Wenonah on the Burk's Falls Wharf early 1900s' is written in red.
    Image     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       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.
    ImageText     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 ...
  • Geddes' Wharf, Lake Cecebe, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       In the upper left corner 'Lake Cecebe Lake Goldes Wharf, Burk's Falls Ont.' is written in red.
    Image     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       Along the bottom in the centre 'THE STEAMER ARMOUR NEAR ECHO ROCK ON LAKE CECEBE' in black.
    Image     Along the bottom in the centre 'THE STEAMER ARMOUR NEAR ECHO ROCK ON LAKE CECEBE' in black.
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