Almaguin Highlands Digital Collection
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Jim & Hilda McAmmond and June Mater Catching Fish Bare Handed, circa 1950 
ImageComments:  circa 1950,   Black and white photograph of three people, Jim & Hilda McAmmond and June Mater, grabbing fish off the rocks in a shallow part of the river. On the back of the photograph, "Jim, Hilda & June Catching suckers with their bare hands 1950's," is handwritten in pencil.
The Kamigamog Steamer, circa 1923
 
ImageComments:  2002  Black and white photograph of the steamer Kamigamog. The vessel is traveling down a river, likely the Magnetawan. On the decks there are many people looking out. The name of the boat is hanging from the top deck of the boat. On the side of the boat "KAMIGAMOG" is painted.
Heebner's Boat No. 2,  Lake Cecebe, circa 1929 
ImageComments:  2002  Black and white photograph of a boat in the middle of the river, likely the Magnetawan. This looks like a fishing or pleasure boat.
Half-Frozen Falls, Burk's Falls, circa 1900 
ImageComments:  2002  Black and white photographic postcard of the flume at Burk's Falls in the winter. The water on the flume has become frozen. Buildings in the village can be seen above the flume. At the bottom in the centre 'Burks Falls, Ont. "The Falls" ' is written in black
Painting of the Steamship Armour, circa 1907
 
ImageComments:  2002  Photograph of a painting of the steamboat Armour. The image was taken from the shore and some rocks, shrubs, and dirt can be seen. There is a raft of people going out to the Armour which is in the river. There are some people on the deck of the Armour. On the opposite shore is a forest on a...
The Armour at the Magnetawan Wharf, circa 1919
 
ImageComments:  2002  Black and white photograph of the village of Magnetawan Harbour. The steamer Armour is the boat in the harbour. On the right side are buildings along the river. In the background there is a truck going over a bridge.
Two Men on the Steamboat Mike, circa 1926.
 
ImageComments:Mysteries:  2002  A black and white photograph of two men on the tugboat Mike. No shore is visible in the picture and it is not clear where exactly this picture was taken. The boat is riding low, so it may be caring a load. The boat gets its name from its first captain. The name of the boat "Mike"
Postcard of the Power House, South River, circa 1930 
ImageComments:Mysteries:  circa 1930,   Black and white postcard of the brick power house on the South River. There are power lines going out from the building. There are trees and snow on either side of the power house. The postcard has a faux wooden boarder. There is a crease at the top right corner. "The Power House, South...
The Falls, South River, circa 1920 
ImageComments:  circa 1920,   Black and white photo of the South River Waterfall coming down between walls of rock on either side. The Standard Chemical Company's smokestack can be seen in the background. Trees can be seen on the rocks on either side of the falls.
Standard Chemical Company Railroad Bridge, 1925 
ImageComments:  1925,   Black and white photograph of the railroad bridge going into Standard Chemical Company. There is a river under the bridge. There are many logs going under the bridge. There is a dock or boat on the left side of the picture. There is a hill on the right with a forest on it. "S. C. Co. RR...
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"
Standard Chemical Company Locomotive, Round House, Repair Shop & Bridge , circa 1930 
ImageComments:Mysteries:  circa 1930,   Black and white photograph of a railroad bridge going over a river. Below the bridge is a large number of logs. On the left side of the picture's a Standard Chemical Company locomotive, round house and repair shop. A smokestack can be seen in the background. "S. C. Co. - Loco, Roundhouse -...
Postcard of the Rapids in the Forest, South River, circa 1920 
ImageComments:Mysteries:  circa 1920,   Black and white postcard of rapids and waterfalls. There's forest on either side of the river. There's also some rocks on either side of the river too. The rapids make a zig-zag pattern down a steep hill. "The Rapids, South River, Ont."
Postcard of Grand Truck Railroad Bridge South River, circa 1920 
ImageComments:Mysteries:  circa 1920,   Black and white postcard of the Grand Trunk Railroad bridge near South River going over the South River. There are logs going under the opening on the left side. Under the bridge refuse can be scene in the river. "G. T. R. Bridge South River, Ont."
Flume Carrying Water to a Powerhouse 
ImageComments:  circa 1940,   Black and white postcard of a flume taking water to a power house. The flume's in the middle of of a river. The river's likely the Magnetawan. There's a train bridge in the background. Picture came from 'The History of South River' by Marg Harkness. This looks to be a school project written in...
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