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  • Railroad Tracks Going into Burk's Falls, circa 1940
    Image       Black and white photograph of a railroad track going into Burk's Falls past a factory. The factory is likely the Knight Brother's factory. In the foreground are three boxcars. This picture was taken in the winter.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a railroad track going into Burk's Falls past a factory. The factory is likely the Knight Brother's factory. In the foreground are three boxcars. This ...
  • Hunters Arriving at the Burk's Falls Wharf, 1909
    Image       Black and white photograph of hunters getting off the train in Burk's Falls and walking to the wharf so they can get boats to their winter hunting camps.
    Image     Black and white photograph of hunters getting off the train in Burk's Falls and walking to the wharf so they can get boats to their winter hunting camps.
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • 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 ...
  • Moving Lumber by Railroad with a Pick-Up Truck, circa 1920
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a modified truck hauling lumber while traveling on railroad tracks. There are men on either side of the truck. The ground is covered in snow except for the two black lines where railroad tracks are.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a modified truck hauling lumber while traveling on railroad tracks. There are men on either side of the truck. The ground is covered in snow ...
  • Sketch of Snow-Covered Abandoned Barn
    Image       Handwritten in the bottom right corner is the artist's signature, “Steven Schamehoen.”
    Image     Handwritten in the bottom right corner is the artist's signature, “Steven Schamehoen.”
  • Pencil Sketch of a Snow-Covered Home, 1978
    Imagemystery       Handwritten at the bottom of the sketch in the middle: "November 30, 1978."
    Imagemystery     Handwritten at the bottom of the sketch in the middle: "November 30, 1978."
  • 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 ...
  • South River Street in Winter, March 1943
    Image       Black and white photograph of a snow covered street. There are four people, possibly children, in the middle of the street. The buildings on either side of the street are likely homes.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a snow covered street. There are four people, possibly children, in the middle of the street. The buildings on either side of the street are ...
  • Scotia Junction Railroad Station, circa 1915
    Image       There is a sign hanging on the station which says: "SCOTIA JCT."
    Image     There is a sign hanging on the station which says: "SCOTIA JCT."
  • Empty Emsdale Railway Station, circa 1910
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Emsadale railway station circa 1910. The picture was taken so the side of the station is the main focus of the photo rather than the entrance. On the right side of the image the railroad tracks and be seen, beside the tracks is a ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Emsadale railway station circa 1910. The picture was taken so the side of the station is the main focus of the photo rather than ...
  • J. P. Johnstone with his Wife and Daughter on an Ox Drawn Sled, circa 1915
    Image       Handwritten on the back of the back of the photograph: "J. P. Johnstone and daughter", "Lucy & Vera" , "See - cutting using area" & "Lucy Rennie."
    Image     Handwritten on the back of the back of the photograph: "J. P. Johnstone and daughter", "Lucy & Vera" , "See - cutting using area" & "Lucy Rennie."
  • Postcard of Scotia Junction
    Image       Along the bottom in the centre of the postcard: "Souvenir of Scotia Jct." Typed on the back of the postcard: "Reprinted on the occasion of PERRY TOWNSHIP CENTENNIAL 1988."
    Image     Along the bottom in the centre of the postcard: "Souvenir of Scotia Jct." Typed on the back of the postcard: "Reprinted on the occasion of PERRY TOWNSHIP CENTENNIAL 1988."
  • Train Leaving Train Station, Burk's Falls, circa 1935
    Image       On the side of the train station 'Burks Falls' is painted.
    Image     On the side of the train station 'Burks Falls' is painted.
  • The Central Hotel,Burk's Falls, Winter of 1945
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Central Hotel, Burk's Falls, in the winter of 1945.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Central Hotel, Burk's Falls, in the winter of 1945.'
  • Towering Snow Drift in Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image has 'Before the 60's, Burk's Falls had no way of removing the accumulated snow banks from the streets. The businesses had to contend with digging themselves out to allow customers in' written.
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image has 'Before the 60's, Burk's Falls had no way of removing the accumulated snow banks from the streets. The businesses had to ...
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