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  • Postcard of Loggers in Turn of the Century South River
    Imagecomment       Black and white photograph of four male lumberjacks standing in the forest in the winter. Each of them is holding an axe.
    Imagecomment     Black and white photograph of four male lumberjacks standing in the forest in the winter. Each of them is holding an axe.
  • Four Loggers Resting, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of four lumberjacks resting on logs which they have cut down. The logs are on top of two pieces of wood perpendicular to the logs like a wooden railway track. These tracks were used to roll logs on to horse-drawn sleds. There are large snow drifts ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of four lumberjacks resting on logs which they have cut down. The logs are on top of two pieces of wood perpendicular to the logs like ...
  • Building of the Steamship Armour, circa 1906
    Image       Black and white photograph of the construction of the steamship Armour. The hull is mostly built. The workers are posing on the half-finished ship for the photograph. This picture was taken in winter.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the construction of the steamship Armour. The hull is mostly built. The workers are posing on the half-finished ship for the photograph. This picture was ...
  • Knights' Lumber Mill in Winter, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image 'Knights' Mill, Burk's Falls' was added by Roger Simmons
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image 'Knights' Mill, Burk's Falls' was added by Roger Simmons
  • Standard Chemical company Lumber Camp, circa 1920
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of two men sawing through a log. They're standing on snow. There are two large stacks of logs behind them. In the background has a forest on a hill.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of two men sawing through a log. They're standing on snow. There are two large stacks of logs behind them. In the background has a forest ...
  • Supplies to Lumber Camp, #3 Locomotive, circa 1930
    Imagemysterycomment       "Supplies to Camp - Old #3 Locomotive"
    Imagemysterycomment     "Supplies to Camp - Old #3 Locomotive"
  • Maeck's Mill (under construction), Deer Lake, circa 1900
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of the framing of Maeck's Mill, circa 1900. There are six men pictured in the photograph, all are standing on the partially completed frame.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of the framing of Maeck's Mill, circa 1900. There are six men pictured in the photograph, all are standing on the partially completed frame.
  • Planing Mill, South River Area, circa 1900
    Image       Black and white photograph of a two-story planing mill, with a hopper. There is a brick smoke stack to the left of the picture with a ladder leaning against it. When this picture was taken the planing mill has fallen into a state of disrepair with refuse scattered all around.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a two-story planing mill, with a hopper. There is a brick smoke stack to the left of the picture with a ladder leaning against it. ...
  • Group of Loggers with a Dog, circa 1930
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a group of Burk's Falls loggers. They are kneeling in the snow. Amongst the the loggers there is a small dog. There is one of the lumber camp buildings in the background behind the loggers.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a group of Burk's Falls loggers. They are kneeling in the snow. Amongst the the loggers there is a small dog. There is one of ...
  • Staff of Burk's Falls Public School, 1902
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'Staff of Burk's Falls Public School, 1902.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'Staff of Burk's Falls Public School, 1902.'
  • Knight Brother's Lumber Mill, Burk's Falls, pre-1900
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Knight Brother's Factory in Burk's Falls. There are a variety of buildings. In the foreground there is a lumber yard and piled logs.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Knight Brother's Factory in Burk's Falls. There are a variety of buildings. In the foreground there is a lumber yard and piled logs.
  • Mr. Folliott Admiring Flume At Knight Brother's Mill, Burk's Falls, circa 1898
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a man looking at a frozen flume in Burk's Falls. The man's name is Mr. Folliott. He is standing on a frozen part of the Magnetawan River. In the distance a dam can be seen.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a man looking at a frozen flume in Burk's Falls. The man's name is Mr. Folliott. He is standing on a frozen part of the ...
  • Gerald Reed Cullber and his Store with a Receipt from his Store on the Right, circa 1920
    Image       Below Gerald Cullbert on the left side of the image 'Gerald Reed Cullbert in front of his store at 200 Ontario St. Burk's Falls' was added by Roger Simmons. The receipt has 'Phone 30 G. R. Cullbert High Class Groceries - Fruits & Vegetables Burk's Falls Ont., Aug 14 19341M ...
    Image     Below Gerald Cullbert on the left side of the image 'Gerald Reed Cullbert in front of his store at 200 Ontario St. Burk's Falls' was added by Roger Simmons. The ...
  • The Mike Hauling Tanbark, Magnetawan River, circa 1917.
    Image       Black and white photograph of the tugboat Mike hauling tanbark down the Magnetawan River. The tanbark can be just seen behind Mike on the right edge of the photograph. The photograph was taken from the shore from behind the trees.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the tugboat Mike hauling tanbark down the Magnetawan River. The tanbark can be just seen behind Mike on the right edge of the photograph. The ...
  • Bird's Eye View of Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       In the upper right corner 'Bird's Eye View, Burk's Falls, Ont.' is written in red.
    Image     In the upper right corner 'Bird's Eye View, Burk's Falls, Ont.' is written in red.
  • 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.
  • Stacks of Logs, Arthur and Harry Marsden's Farm, circa 1930
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a large stack of logs located on the Marsden's farm. The logs are covered in snow, and located in the middle of a forest.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a large stack of logs located on the Marsden's farm. The logs are covered in snow, and located in the middle of a forest.
  • Burk's Falls in Winter, circa 1910
    Image       Black and white photograph of Burk's Falls in winter. In the foreground there is a field with a stacked pile of wood and a long wooden fence. In the background is the village.
    Image     Black and white photograph of Burk's Falls in winter. In the foreground there is a field with a stacked pile of wood and a long wooden fence. In the background ...
  • Three Loggers holding Cant Hooks, circa 1930
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of three lumberjacks. They are standing on a stacked pile of logs. The lumberjacks are all holding "cant hooks", which were common tools used in the logging process.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of three lumberjacks. They are standing on a stacked pile of logs. The lumberjacks are all holding "cant hooks", which were common tools used in the ...
  • Les Harrison and Rosella Harrison, circa 1910
    Image       Handwritten on the back of the photograph: "Les Harrison Rosella Harrison."
    Image     Handwritten on the back of the photograph: "Les Harrison Rosella Harrison."
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