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  • Pencil Sketch of an Abandoned House, 1978
        Pencil sketch of an abandoned home in a meadow. The front and side doors of the house are opened and ajar. The windows are broken. The house has one floor and an attic. Beside the building is a utility pole with its wires snapped.
      Pencil sketch of an abandoned home in a meadow. The front and ...
  • Postcard of Emsdale, circa 1885
        In the middle of the road: "EMSDALE 1885." Typed on the back of the postcard: "Reprinted on the occasion of PERRY TOWNSHIP CENTENNIAL 1988."
      In the middle of the road: "EMSDALE 1885." Typed on the back ...
  • Postcard of Emsdale, Ontario
        In the dirt road in the centre:"Emsdale, Ont." is written. Typed on the back of the postcard: "Reprinted on the occasion of PERRY TOWNSHIP CENTENNIAL 1988."
      In the dirt road in the centre:"Emsdale, Ont." is written. Typed on ...
  • Composite Photographic Postcard of the Central School, Highway #11, Emsdale Ontario, and a House
        In the upper left corner:"Central School." In the upper right corner: "HIGHWAY #11." In the lower left corner: "EMSDALE, ONT." Typed on the back of the postcard: "Reprinted on the occasion of PERRY TOWNSHIP CENTENNIAL 1988."
      In the upper left corner:"Central School." In the upper right corner: "HIGHWAY ...
  • Pencil Sketch of Coal Chute Beside Railroad Tracks, 1978
        Pencil sketch of an old coal chute by the railroad tracks. Behind the chute are four homes. On the opposite side of the tracks there are telephone poles. In the distance there a lake can be seen.
      Pencil sketch of an old coal chute by the railroad tracks. Behind ...
  • Pencil Sketch of a Snow-Covered Home, 1978
        Handwritten at the bottom of the sketch in the middle: "November 30, 1978."
      Handwritten at the bottom of the sketch in the middle: "November 30, ...
  • Pencil Sketch of a House, 1978
        Pencil sketch of the sun coming over the top of a wooden house. The house is one an a half stories. In front of the house is a yard with tall grass. On the left side of the image there is a tall line of trees.
      Pencil sketch of the sun coming over the top of a wooden ...
  • View of South Sparks, Magnetawan, circa 1985
        Colour photograph of Magnetawan from the fair side of Sparks Street. There are many buildings on the street, which are likely family homes. There is a yellow car sitting in someone's driveway.
      Colour photograph of Magnetawan from the fair side of Sparks Street. There ...
  • Joe Nelson's House and Gordon Raaflauf's Hose, Magnetawan
        Below the top photograph, 'Jos. Nelson's House - Built 1949,' written in marker. On the bottom photograph, 'The former Paget, Gordon Raaflaub's on Lot 10 Miller Street,' has been added.
      Below the top photograph, 'Jos. Nelson's House - Built 1949,' written in ...
  • Wooden Water Dam, Magnetawan, 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.
      Black and white photograph of the first dam built on the Magnetawan ...
  • Pencil Sketch of a Stone House, 1978
        Pencil sketch of a two-story stone home. In the center of the home is a three story tower with windows in each level. In front of the house is a porch. The home is located on a hill and there is a stone staircase leading from the driveway to the ...
      Pencil sketch of a two-story stone home. In the center of the ...
  • Bonnie Carleton by a Car, circa 1940
        Along the bottom of the photograph,"BONNIE CARLTON - DUNCHURCH, ONTARIO," has been typed. The license plate of the truck is, "29304B."
      Along the bottom of the photograph,"BONNIE CARLTON - DUNCHURCH, ONTARIO," has been ...
  • Bert Bell's Service Station, circa 1950
        Black and white photograph of Bert Bell's Service Station, likely a Shell Station. In the parking lot there's a white car pointing away and a black car pointing towards the station. There are two gas pumps in front of the station which are not being used. Behind the cars is ...
      Black and white photograph of Bert Bell's Service Station, likely a Shell ...
  • Best and Chestnut Family Photograph, circa 1900
        Above the people heads from left to right, 'Mother', 'Grandpa', 'Aunt Lilly', 'Uncle Dave' & 'Grandma' is handwritten in blue ink.
      Above the people heads from left to right, 'Mother', 'Grandpa', 'Aunt Lilly', ...
  • Harry Q. Snugg's Store, circa 1910
        Black and white photograph of Harry Q. Snuggs General store. Its a two story wooden building painted white. There's a sign in front of the store advertising ice cream. The second story is likely living space. There is a man standing in front of the building.
      Black and white photograph of Harry Q. Snuggs General store. Its a ...
  • Joseph and Janie Nelson House, Magnetawan
        At the top of the page: "Miller Street. West side, Lot 17, access from Albert Street" At the bottom of the page: "This house was built in 1945-48 by Joseph and Janie Nelson. It is constructed of double board frame. Remodeling and landscaping has been done since Les Grasley and ...
      At the top of the page: "Miller Street. West side, Lot 17, ...
  • House on Miller street, Magnetawan, circa 1983
        At the top of the page: "Miller Street. East side, Lot 17, Plan 319" At the bottom of the page: "This half acre lot was obtained from the Crown on June 3, 1886 by William Elijah Kennedy. It was sold on June 23, 1893 to Margaret McArthur for $200, then ...
      At the top of the page: "Miller Street. East side, Lot 17, ...
  • McKnight House, Magnetawan, circa 1940
        On the Reverse of the page: "155 Sparks Street North, Lot 9. East side George McKnight built this house in 1913. Thelma Baird inherited the house and she rented to Mr. Paget at one time for the winter months. Mr. & Mrs. Allen Quick owned or rented the house in ...
      On the Reverse of the page: "155 Sparks Street North, Lot 9. ...
  • House at 4252 Sparks Street North, Lot 9, East Side, Magnetawan
        At the top of the page: "4252 Sparks Street North, Lot 9, East side" In between the two photos: "Main Street, Magnetawan, Ont." At the bottom of the page: "This house was built about 1909 by James Jenkins, who was a carpenter. It was later occupied by the Bill Lennox ...
      At the top of the page: "4252 Sparks Street North, Lot 9, ...
  • Dolly Osborne/McLaughlan House, Magnetawan
        20 Bay Street, south side Murray and Pearl Osborne lived in this house for many years. It was originally a two story with insul brick siding. Dolly Osborne McLachlan owned it and for a long time it was used only in the summers. The top floor was removed and a ...
      20 Bay Street, south side Murray and Pearl Osborne lived in this ...
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