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  • The Swing Bridge in the Distance, circa 1916.
    Image       Black and white photograph of a river, likely the Magnetawan. There is a swing bridge off in the distance. Both shores of the river are lined with trees.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a river, likely the Magnetawan. There is a swing bridge off in the distance. Both shores of the river are lined with trees.
  • Boat and River Seen from Swing Bridge, circa 1923
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a boat coming down a forested river. This river is likely the Magnetawan. There are boats docked on either side of the river.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a boat coming down a forested river. This river is likely the Magnetawan. There are boats docked on either side of the river.
  • Open Swing Bridge, Magnetawan River, circa 1916
    Image       Black and white photograph of a swing bridge on the Magnetawan. This portion of the river is lined with trees. The bridge is open. It operated by pivoting on a pier in the middle of the river. The swing bridge was designed to allow boats to pass by the bridge ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of a swing bridge on the Magnetawan. This portion of the river is lined with trees. The bridge is open. It operated by pivoting on a ...
  • Swing Bridge Up-Close, circa 1906.
    Image       Black and white photograph of a swing bridge on the Magnetawan. There is an unidentified house visible on the bank of the river. The are no cars or people on or near the bridge.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a swing bridge on the Magnetawan. There is an unidentified house visible on the bank of the river. The are no cars or people on ...
  • The Armour Passing Through Swing Bridge at Midlothian Road, circa 1919
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of the steamer Armour approaching the open swing bridge on Midlothian Road. There are many people of the top deck of the Armour. The swing bridge pivots on a pier so that it is perpendicular to the road.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of the steamer Armour approaching the open swing bridge on Midlothian Road. There are many people of the top deck of the Armour. The swing bridge ...
  • Birds Eye View of Magnetawan, 1960
    Image       Colour aerial photograph of Magnetawan in 1960. The swing bridge can be seen crossing the Magnetawan River. Main street and a portion of the village can be seen on the left hand side of the photograph.
    Image     Colour aerial photograph of Magnetawan in 1960. The swing bridge can be seen crossing the Magnetawan River. Main street and a portion of the village can be seen on the ...
  • The Armour Going Through the Swing Bridge, circa 1922
    Image       Black and white photograph of the steamer Armour approaching the swing bridge. The road leading up to the bridge can be seen in the foreground. There are people walking up to the bridge to cross it. There are also people watching the boat coming towards the bridge.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the steamer Armour approaching the swing bridge. The road leading up to the bridge can be seen in the foreground. There are people walking up ...
  • Swing Bridge on the Magnetawan River, circa 1920
    Image       Along the bottom in the centre 'Swing Bridge on the Magnetawan River' is written in black.
    Image     Along the bottom in the centre 'Swing Bridge on the Magnetawan River' is written in black.
  • 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 ...
  • Jim McAmmond Catching Fish Bare Handed, circa 1950
    Image       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.
    Image     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.
  • Flooded Cabin on Maple Island, 1922
    Image       On the back of the photograph, "flood at Maple Island 1922," is handwritten in blue ink.
    Image     On the back of the photograph, "flood at Maple Island 1922," is handwritten in blue ink.
  • Tugboat on Forested River, circa 1915.
    Imagemystery       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.
    Imagemystery     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.
  • Ferry on the Magnetawan River, circa 1923.
    Imagemystery       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 ...
    Imagemystery     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 ...
  • The Steamer Glenada at Dock, circa 1921
    Image       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.
    Image     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 ...
  • Wooden Burk's Falls Lock, circa 1900
    Image       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.
    Image     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 ...
  • The Wanita at Dock, circa 1915
    Image       On the side of the boat '...ANITA' is written.
    Image     On the side of the boat '...ANITA' is written.
  • Knight Brother's Factory, 1907
    Image       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 ...
    Image     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 ...
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