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  • 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 ...
  • 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
  • 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 ...
  • Spring Lake Mill, Tough Lumber Yard, circa 1950
    Image       Black and white photograph of workers at the Spring Lake Mill Tough Lumber Yard. There are twenty-two men in two rows posing between two towering rows of planks.
    Image     Black and white photograph of workers at the Spring Lake Mill Tough Lumber Yard. There are twenty-two men in two rows posing between two towering rows of planks.
  • Group of Lumber Yard Workers, Standard Chemical Company, South River, circa 1920
    Imagecomment       Black and white photograph of a group of male lumberyard workers at the Standard Chemical Company's South River lumberyard. There are 18 workers, most standing, a few sitting, probably in front of the lumber storage building. The railway track on which the lumber is loaded is seen in the foreground. ...
    Imagecomment     Black and white photograph of a group of male lumberyard workers at the Standard Chemical Company's South River lumberyard. There are 18 workers, most standing, a few sitting, probably in ...
  • Four Inch Birch Lumber Stacked at the Standard Chemical Company's South River Lumber Yard
    Image       S.C.Co. 4" Birch Lumber
    Image     S.C.Co. 4" Birch Lumber
  • Number Four Lumber Siding, Standard Chemical Company
    Image       Black and white photograph of railway tracks running in between two towering walls of wood. The wood will be used for siding. There are many stacks of the siding amongst the wall of wood. In the middle of the picture's a horse pulling a train car.
    Image     Black and white photograph of railway tracks running in between two towering walls of wood. The wood will be used for siding. There are many stacks of the siding amongst ...
  • Number Two Lumber Siding at Standard Chemical Company Lumber Yard, South River, 1931
    Image       "S.C.Co. No.2 Lumber Siding"
    Image     "S.C.Co. No.2 Lumber Siding"
  • Three Inch Birch Lumber Stacked at the Standard Chemical Company's South River Lumber Yard
    Image       S.C.Co. 3" Birch Lumber
    Image     S.C.Co. 3" Birch Lumber
  • Standard Chemical Company #5 Lumber Siding, circa 1930
    Imagemysterycomment       "S. S. Co. No. 5 Lumber Siding"
    Imagemysterycomment     "S. S. Co. No. 5 Lumber Siding"
  • 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. ...
  • Standard Chemical Company #3 Lumber Siding, circa 1930
    Imagemysterycomment       "S. C. Co. No 3 Lumber Siding"
    Imagemysterycomment     "S. C. Co. No 3 Lumber Siding"
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Shipping Lumber by Sleigh, Dunchurch, circa 1920
    Image       On the back of the photograph, "MARK TAYLOR SHIPPING LBR - BY SLEIGH DOWN WHITESTONE TO AROBEG 1920 +- EACH SLEIGH 10,000 F B.M," is handwritten.
    Image     On the back of the photograph, "MARK TAYLOR SHIPPING LBR - BY SLEIGH DOWN WHITESTONE TO AROBEG 1920 +- EACH SLEIGH 10,000 F B.M," is handwritten.
  • 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 ...
  • Magnetawan Wharf in Winter, circa 1923
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Magnetawan Wharf covered in snow during the winter. There is an unidentified boat in the water. There a stack of lumber along an under used road going into the wharf. This lumber may be railway ties.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Magnetawan Wharf covered in snow during the winter. There is an unidentified boat in the water. There a stack of lumber along an under ...
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