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  • 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. ...
  • 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.
  • Piled Longs from the Spring Cut
    Image       Black and white photographs of piled wood. The wood pile seems to go on forever. The wood's from the spring cut however this wood is covered in snow.
    Image     Black and white photographs of piled wood. The wood pile seems to go on forever. The wood's from the spring cut however this wood is covered in snow.
  • Macapher farm, horse drawn sleigh, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of Bert & Dorothy Sohm sitting on a large load of plained wood on a sled drawn by a pair of horses. There is a barn and another building in the background. There is a trail in the snow going up to the barn.
    Image     Black and white photograph of Bert & Dorothy Sohm sitting on a large load of plained wood on a sled drawn by a pair of horses. There is a barn ...
  • Two Oxen Pulling Sleigh of Fire Wood
    Imagecomment       Black and white photograph of two oxen pulling a sleigh loaded with wood and a man sitting on the wood driving the oxen. There are houses behind the sleigh.
    Imagecomment     Black and white photograph of two oxen pulling a sleigh loaded with wood and a man sitting on the wood driving the oxen. There are houses behind the sleigh.
  • Macapher Farm, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of Bert & Dorothy Sohm sitting on a large load of plained wood on a sled drawn by a pair of horses. There is a barn and another building in the background. There is a trail in the snow going up to the barn.
    Image     Black and white photograph of Bert & Dorothy Sohm sitting on a large load of plained wood on a sled drawn by a pair of horses. There is a barn ...
  • Henry Erven, with horse-drawn sleigh, circa 1940
    Image       Black and white photograph of a Henry Erven sitting on two large logs on a sled drawn by two horses. The sled is in a deep snow in the middle of the woods. On the left side in the background are two wooden buildings.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a Henry Erven sitting on two large logs on a sled drawn by two horses. The sled is in a deep snow in the middle ...
  • Logs Next to the Railroad Tracks, March 2, 1941
    Imagecomment       Black and white photograph of a large pile of logs next to the railroad tracks. There's snow on the ground. In the background there is a forest on a hill.
    Imagecomment     Black and white photograph of a large pile of logs next to the railroad tracks. There's snow on the ground. In the background there is a forest on a hill.
  • En Route to the Standard Chemical Company Railroad, circa 1925
    Image       "En Route to S. C. Co. Railroad"
    Image     "En Route to S. C. Co. Railroad"
  • Cord Wood Yard, South River
    Image       Black and white photograph of the cord wood yard of the Standard Chemical Company, South River. The stacked logs seem to go on forever on the left side. There are various stacks of logs on the right side. In the distance there's a smoke stack from the Standard Chemical company ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of the cord wood yard of the Standard Chemical Company, South River. The stacked logs seem to go on forever on the left side. There are ...
  • Standard Chemical Company Camp #1, 1926
    Imagecomment       "S. C. Co - Camp #1 (1926)
    Imagecomment     "S. C. Co - Camp #1 (1926)
  • Two Horses Pulling Sleigh of Fire Wood
    Imagemysterycomment       Black and white photograph of two horse pulling a large sleigh of timber. There's a man on top of the wood driving the horses. There's snow on the ground. There are trees in the background.
    Imagemysterycomment     Black and white photograph of two horse pulling a large sleigh of timber. There's a man on top of the wood driving the horses. There's snow on the ground. There ...
  • Moose at Camp, 1937 - 1938
    Imagemystery       "Moose from camp 1937-8"
    Imagemystery     "Moose from camp 1937-8"
  • Train Switching to get a Log, circa 1930
    Imagemysterycomment       Black and white photograph of a black locomotive stopped on the tracks. There's smoke coming out of the smokestack. The train has been stopped to pick up logs on the right. There's snow on the ground. There's a forest in the background. There are no people in the picture.
    Imagemysterycomment     Black and white photograph of a black locomotive stopped on the tracks. There's smoke coming out of the smokestack. The train has been stopped to pick up logs on the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Standard Chemical Company's Old Windigo Camps, 1924
    Imagecomment       "S. C. Co. Old Windigo Camps (1924/5)
    Imagecomment     "S. C. Co. Old Windigo Camps (1924/5)
  • 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.
  • Standard Chemical Company Shay Locomotive with Six or Seven Cars of Pulp Wood, circa 1930
    Imagemysterycomment       The train cars have 'Canadian National' written on them. "S. C. Co Shay Loco with 6 - 7 cars pulp wood"
    Imagemysterycomment     The train cars have 'Canadian National' written on them. "S. C. Co Shay Loco with 6 - 7 cars pulp wood"
  • Standard Chemical Company Switching to get in Front of Log Train, circa 1930
    Imagemysterycomment       "S. C. Co. Switching to get in front of log train"
    Imagemysterycomment     "S. C. Co. Switching to get in front of log train"
  • "Hauling Birch" Postcard, South River, circa 1920
    Imagemysterycomment       On the front - "Hauling Birch South River Ont" On the back "here is the kind of horse is up here do you think it is a nice one."
    Imagemysterycomment     On the front - "Hauling Birch South River Ont" On the back "here is the kind of horse is up here do you think it is a nice one."
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