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  • The Mike Pulling Two Scows of Tanbark Steams, circa 1920
    Image       Along the bottom 'The tug boat “Mike” owned by the Knight Brothers with two scows of tanbark steams up the Magnetawan' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     Along the bottom 'The tug boat “Mike” owned by the Knight Brothers with two scows of tanbark steams up the Magnetawan' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • A Boom of Logs, Burk's Falls, 1900
    Image       A handwritten note at the bottom of the picture reads 'A boom of logs Burk's Falls, Ont. 1900.' A caption added to the picture reads 'Harry Hewitt and Harry Philips.'
    Image     A handwritten note at the bottom of the picture reads 'A boom of logs Burk's Falls, Ont. 1900.' A caption added to the picture reads 'Harry Hewitt and Harry Philips.'
  • Logs being put in the River, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of a group lumberjacks standing on a log boom on the river. These men are waiting for a tugboat to pick up the log boom. On the left of the photo there is a cabin on a barge where the loggers live while they are working.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a group lumberjacks standing on a log boom on the river. These men are waiting for a tugboat to pick up the log boom. On ...
  • Four Men on Logs with the Tugboat Emulator, circa 1900
    Imagemystery       On the side of the boat "Em...tor" is painted in on the side of tug in white.
    Imagemystery     On the side of the boat "Em...tor" is painted in on the side of tug in white.
  • Using a Log Chute as a Portage, 1920
    Image       Black and white photograph of four people walking up a wooden log chute. Two people are carrying canoes over their heads. The person at the head of the line is a woman, behind her is a man holding a canoe over his head. The other people cannot be clearly seen. ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of four people walking up a wooden log chute. Two people are carrying canoes over their heads. The person at the head of the line is ...
  • Standard Chemical Company Railroad Bridge, 1925
    Imagecomment       "S. C. Co. RR Bridge (1925)"
    Imagecomment     "S. C. Co. RR Bridge (1925)"
  • Postcard of Grand Truck Railroad Bridge South River, circa 1920
    Imagemysterycomment       "G. T. R. Bridge South River, Ont."
    Imagemysterycomment     "G. T. R. Bridge South River, Ont."
  • Standard Chemical Company Locomotive, Round House, Repair Shop & Bridge , circa 1930
    Imagemysterycomment       "S. C. Co. - Loco, Roundhouse - Repair Shop - Bridge"
    Imagemysterycomment     "S. C. Co. - Loco, Roundhouse - Repair Shop - Bridge"
  • 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.
  • Working Lumber Mill, circa 1920
    Imagemysterycomment       Black and white photograph of a lumber mill. On the left side there is a building with a ramp going into a second floor window. There are logs going up into the building along the ramp. In the foreground on the right are logs in a pile. There is a ...
    Imagemysterycomment     Black and white photograph of a lumber mill. On the left side there is a building with a ramp going into a second floor window. There are logs going up ...
  • Sugar Shack, Erven family, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of a horse pulling wood. Behind them is a sugar shack for making maple syrup. This building is in the woods. There is steam coming from the roof. Near the horses is a chimney with a man and two boys standing next to it. They are ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of a horse pulling wood. Behind them is a sugar shack for making maple syrup. This building is in the woods. There is steam coming from ...
  • Lumberjacks at the Camp
    Image       "Men at the Camp"
    Image     "Men at the Camp"
  • 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.
  • 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 Lumber Camp, 1939
    Imagecomment       Black and white photograph of the lumber camp of the Standard Chemical Company train filled with large logs. There are six train cars. There's snow on the left side. There's a forest on the right side behind the train.
    Imagecomment     Black and white photograph of the lumber camp of the Standard Chemical Company train filled with large logs. There are six train cars. There's snow on the left side. There's ...
  • Kent's Mill Log Dump, circa 1935
    Image       Handwritten on the back of the photograph: "Kent's log dumps.", "Frost?" & "35."
    Image     Handwritten on the back of the photograph: "Kent's log dumps.", "Frost?" & "35."
  • Burk's Falls Ont. West Side of Town
    Image       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 ...
    Image     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 ...
  • Wooden Water Dam, Magnetawan, circa 1900
    Image       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.
    Image     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 ...
  • Closed Magnetawan Locks, circa 1920
    Image       On the back of the photograph, 'MAG LOCKS.,' is handwritten in pencil.
    Image     On the back of the photograph, 'MAG LOCKS.,' is handwritten in pencil.
  • Magnetawan River and Steamboat Line Purser's Ticket, 1928
    Text       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. ...
    Text     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 ...
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