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  • Burk's Falls Ont. West Side of Town
        Colour illustrated postcard of the village of Burk's Falls from the west side of town. In the foreground there's a factory with lumber in its yard, possibly the Knight Brother's Factory. Behind the factory is the Magnetawan River. Across the river are houses. On the back of the postcard is ...
      Colour illustrated postcard of the village of Burk's Falls from the west ...
  • Closed Magnetawan Locks, circa 1920
        On the back of the photograph, 'MAG LOCKS.,' is handwritten in pencil.
      On the back of the photograph, 'MAG LOCKS.,' is handwritten in pencil.
  • Magnetawan River and Steamboat Line Purser's Ticket, 1928
        A ticket from the Magnetawan Rivers Lakes Steamboat Lines. This ticket was most likely for the Armour. The ticket was meant to be punched to determine the date, the fare and the destination. The ticket is divided into four columns. The first column on the left is for the fare. ...
      A ticket from the Magnetawan Rivers Lakes Steamboat Lines. This ticket was ...
  • 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 ...
  • Flooded Cabin on Maple Island, 1922
        On the back of the photograph, "flood at Maple Island 1922," is handwritten in blue ink.
      On the back of the photograph, "flood at Maple Island 1922," is ...
  • Jim McAmmond Catching Fish Bare Handed, circa 1950
        On the back of the photograph, "Jim & I cataching fish for our freezer, we don't need lines just pick them out. 1950's," is handwritten in pencil.
      On the back of the photograph, "Jim & I cataching fish for ...
  • South River Near South River
        Black and white photograph of the South River. Only one side of the river can be seen. There are many trees on the fair side of the river. There are also a few rock outcroppings.
      Black and white photograph of the South River. Only one side of ...
  • The Falls, South River, circa 1920
        Black and white photo of the South River Waterfall coming down between walls of rock on either side. The Standard Chemical Company's smokestack can be seen in the background. Trees can be seen on the rocks on either side of the falls.
      Black and white photo of the South River Waterfall coming down between ...
  • Ferry on the Magnetawan River, circa 1923.
        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 ...
      Black and white photograph of a ferry, likely a car ferry, on ...
  • Tugboat on Forested River, circa 1915.
        A black and white photograph of a tugboat on a forested river. There are no people visible in the picture. This may be the tugboat Mike on the Magnetawan.
      A black and white photograph of a tugboat on a forested river. ...
  • The Wanita at Dock, circa 1915
        On the side of the boat '...ANITA' is written.
      On the side of the boat '...ANITA' is written.
  • Wooden Burk's Falls Lock, circa 1900
        Black and white photograph of an early wooden lock in Burk's Falls, on the Magnetawan River. There are open areas on the shore which features a few buildings. These buildings are likely farmhouses.
      Black and white photograph of an early wooden lock in Burk's Falls, ...
  • The Steamer Glenada at Dock, circa 1921
        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.
      Black and white photograph of the Glenda at dock. This is likely ...
  • Knight Brother's Factory, 1907
        Black and white photograph of the Knight Brother's Factory in Burk's Falls. This picture was taken from the opposite side of the river. The white cliff that can be seen below the factory is a build up of ice and snow. In the background are some of the buildings of ...
      Black and white photograph of the Knight Brother's Factory in Burk's Falls. ...
  • The Mike on the Magnetawan, circa 1923
        Black and white photograph of the tugboat Mike with smoke coming off the smokestack. The boat is in the middle of the river, likely the Magnetawan. There are forests on either side of the river.
      Black and white photograph of the tugboat Mike with smoke coming off ...
  • The Magnetawan Locks, circa 1906
        At the bottom in the centre 'The Locks, Magnetawan Ont.' is written in black.
      At the bottom in the centre 'The Locks, Magnetawan Ont.' is written ...
  • The Armour with its Deck Loaded with People, circa 1920
        On the side of the boat 'ARMOUR' is painted.
      On the side of the boat 'ARMOUR' is painted.
  • Wooden Dam at Burk's Falls, circa 1930
        The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'This photo from the Warner collection shows Ernie Warner atop the wooden dam at Burk's Falls. The Wooden dam was replaced by a concrete dam completed in 1947.'
      The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'This photo from ...
  • The Glenada with Passengers, Magnetawan River, circa 1930
        'Glenada' is written, both, on the side of the boat and on the flag on the bow of the ship.
      'Glenada' is written, both, on the side of the boat and on ...
  • Lighthouse on Lake Cecebe
        Written on the bottom of the page "Original Lighthouse". There's also an illegible postmark.
      Written on the bottom of the page "Original Lighthouse". There's also an ...
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