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  • Logs being put in the River, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of a group lumberjacks standing on a log boom on the river. These men are waiting for a tugboat to pick up the log boom. On the left of the photo there is a cabin on a barge where the loggers live while they are working.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a group lumberjacks standing on a log boom on the river. These men are waiting for a tugboat to pick up the log boom. On ...
  • Maeck's Mill, Deer Lake, circa 1900
    Image       Black and white photograph of two workers placing lumber at Maeck's Mill, Deer Lake, circa 1900.
    Image     Black and white photograph of two workers placing lumber at Maeck's Mill, Deer Lake, circa 1900.
  • Group Photograph on the Armour, 1923
    Image       Black and white group photograph of a group of adults and children on the deck of the Steamer Armour. Only the group can be seen nothing of the boat or the environment around the boat can be seen in the photograph.
    Image     Black and white group photograph of a group of adults and children on the deck of the Steamer Armour. Only the group can be seen nothing of the boat or ...
  • 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.
  • Ferry on the Magnetawan River, circa 1923.
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a ferry, likely a car ferry, on the Magnetawan River. The shore where the photographer was standing can be seen in the bottom of the image. There is a town on a hill on the far side of the image. This town is likely Burk's ...
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a ferry, likely a car ferry, on the Magnetawan River. The shore where the photographer was standing can be seen in the bottom of the ...
  • The Steamer Glenada at Dock, circa 1921
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Glenda at dock. This is likely the wharf at Burk's Falls. The ship has no people on it. There are no people on the dock. There is a village behind the boat on the opposite shore.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Glenda at dock. This is likely the wharf at Burk's Falls. The ship has no people on it. There are no people on the ...
  • The Magnetawan Locks, circa 1906
    Image       At the bottom in the centre 'The Locks, Magnetawan Ont.' is written in black.
    Image     At the bottom in the centre 'The Locks, Magnetawan Ont.' is written in black.
  • The Glenda on the water, circa 1908.
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Glenda out on the river. There are many people on the top deck. The river pictured is likely the Magnetawan. The boat is flying an unidentifiable flag.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Glenda out on the river. There are many people on the top deck. The river pictured is likely the Magnetawan. The boat is flying ...
  • The Wanita at Dock on the Magentawan, circa 1910
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Wanita landing at a dock on the Magnetawan. There are three or four people on the dock. There are no structures around the dock. However, there is a path running alongside the water.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Wanita landing at a dock on the Magnetawan. There are three or four people on the dock. There are no structures around the dock. ...
  • Heebner's Boat No. 2,  Lake Cecebe, circa 1929
    Imagecomment       Black and white photograph of a boat in the middle of the river, likely the Magnetawan. This looks like a fishing or pleasure boat.
    Imagecomment     Black and white photograph of a boat in the middle of the river, likely the Magnetawan. This looks like a fishing or pleasure boat.
  • Boat and River Seen from Swing Bridge, circa 1923
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a boat coming down a forested river. This river is likely the Magnetawan. There are boats docked on either side of the river.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a boat coming down a forested river. This river is likely the Magnetawan. There are boats docked on either side of the river.
  • 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 ...
  • The Mike Pulling Two Scows of Tanbark Steams, circa 1920
    Image       Along the bottom 'The tug boat “Mike” owned by the Knight Brothers with two scows of tanbark steams up the Magnetawan' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     Along the bottom 'The tug boat “Mike” owned by the Knight Brothers with two scows of tanbark steams up the Magnetawan' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • A Boom of Logs, Burk's Falls, 1900
    Image       A handwritten note at the bottom of the picture reads 'A boom of logs Burk's Falls, Ont. 1900.' A caption added to the picture reads 'Harry Hewitt and Harry Philips.'
    Image     A handwritten note at the bottom of the picture reads 'A boom of logs Burk's Falls, Ont. 1900.' A caption added to the picture reads 'Harry Hewitt and Harry Philips.'
  • Two Buildings in Logging Camp, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of two buildings in in the local lumber camp. This photograph was taken in the winter, as there is plenty of snow on the ground.
    Image     Black and white photograph of two buildings in in the local lumber camp. This photograph was taken in the winter, as there is plenty of snow on the ground.
  • Motorboat Sitting on Lake, circa 1920
    Image       Black and white photograph of a white motor boat anchored in a lake. In the background there is a hill with a forest on it.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a white motor boat anchored in a lake. In the background there is a hill with a forest on it.
  • Whitestone Historical Society Calender - 1999 & 2000
    TextImage       Twenty page calendar of historical images from Whitestone Township. Images include: local businesses, riverboats, homes, the lumber industry, local streets & railroads. The calendar runs from July 1999 - December 2000.
    TextImage     Twenty page calendar of historical images from Whitestone Township. Images include: local businesses, riverboats, homes, the lumber industry, local streets & railroads. The calendar runs from July 1999 - December ...
  • Report Titled "Logging in Parry Sound District, by Everett Kirton"
    Text       Report titled "Logging in Parry Sound District." This is a very detailed report on all aspects of the forestry industry in the Parry Sound District.
    Text     Report titled "Logging in Parry Sound District." This is a very detailed report on all aspects of the forestry industry in the Parry Sound District.
  • 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.
  • Train Leaving Burk's Falls with a Boat in Dock, circa 1930
    Image       Along the bottom 'This photo of the Burk's Falls wharf would have been taken in the early 30's' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     Along the bottom 'This photo of the Burk's Falls wharf would have been taken in the early 30's' was added by Roger Simmons.
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