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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • The Boats of Burk's Falls
    Video       An elderly man from the Burk's Falls area is interviewed and gives a slide show of various boats that sailed in the area in the early twentieth century.
    Video     An elderly man from the Burk's Falls area is interviewed and gives a slide show of various boats that sailed in the area in the early twentieth century.
  • Postcard of Galna Bridge with Two Children, circa 1920
    Image       At the bottom left corner 'Galna Bridge, Burks Falls, Ont.' scratched onto the photographic negative.
    Image     At the bottom left corner 'Galna Bridge, Burks Falls, Ont.' scratched onto the photographic negative.
  • Steamer Glenda at the Burk's Falls Wharf, circa 1920
    Image       Along the bottom in the centre 'STEAMER GLENADA AT THE BURK'S FALLS WHARF' is written in black.
    Image     Along the bottom in the centre 'STEAMER GLENADA AT THE BURK'S FALLS WHARF' is written in black.
  • Highway 11 Bridge at Burk's Falls, circa 1940
    Image       Along the bottom 'NO. 11 HIGHWAY BRIDGE AT BURK'S FALLS ONTARIO PHOTO BY WINDER STUDIO BF 25' is written in black.
    Image     Along the bottom 'NO. 11 HIGHWAY BRIDGE AT BURK'S FALLS ONTARIO PHOTO BY WINDER STUDIO BF 25' is written in black.
  • Crossing the Galna Bridge, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       Black and white photograph of a person crossing the Galna Bridge with the village of Burk's Falls in the background. The river flowing underneath the bridge is the Magnetawan. There are many businesses and a water tower behind the bridge.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a person crossing the Galna Bridge with the village of Burk's Falls in the background. The river flowing underneath the bridge is the Magnetawan. There ...
  • The Armour Going Through a Lock, Magnetawan, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Armour steamship going through a lock in Magnetawan. There is a man on the lock watching the vessel going through. There are buildings on in the background on the opposite shore.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Armour steamship going through a lock in Magnetawan. There is a man on the lock watching the vessel going through. There are buildings on ...
  • The Armour Going Down the Magnetawan River, circa 1920
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Armour traveling down the Magnetawan River. There are many people can be seen on the top deck of the vessel. The picture was taken from the shore, causing the Armour to be framed by trees.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Armour traveling down the Magnetawan River. There are many people can be seen on the top deck of the vessel. The picture was taken ...
  • The Steamer Wanita Returning Upstream, circa 1920
    Image       On the side of the boat 'Wanit..' is painted. The caption at the bottom of the picture is 'The steamer Wanita running upstream. This picture is just approaching the stream by McIndoo Falls, on the Magnetawan River.'
    Image     On the side of the boat 'Wanit..' is painted. The caption at the bottom of the picture is 'The steamer Wanita running upstream. This picture is just approaching the stream ...
  • Two Men on the Steamboat Mike, circa 1926.
    Imagemysterycomment       The name of the boat "Mike"
    Imagemysterycomment     The name of the boat "Mike"
  • Dam with Many Leaks, Burk's Falls, circa 1921
    Image       Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's factory. The flume is full of leaks. There is a building on top of the flume. The flume was a part of the Knight Brother's factory.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's factory. The flume is full of leaks. There is a building on top of the flume. The flume was ...
  • The Wanita Docking, circa 1905.
    Image       Black and white photograph of two women waiting on a dock with two black dogs. The women are waiting for the Wanita riverboat to come into dock. On the boat there are people on the top deck of the boat. On the side of the boat there is man standing ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of two women waiting on a dock with two black dogs. The women are waiting for the Wanita riverboat to come into dock. On the boat ...
  • Lighthouse on Magnetawan River Near Distress River, circa 1925.
    Image       Black and white photograph of a lighthouse in the Magnetawan River. The lighthouse is in the middle of the river as a warning marker. It marks a tight turn in the river.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a lighthouse in the Magnetawan River. The lighthouse is in the middle of the river as a warning marker. It marks a tight turn in ...
  • Painting of the Steamship Armour, circa 1907
    Imagecomment       Photograph of a painting of the steamboat Armour. The image was taken from the shore and some rocks, shrubs, and dirt can be seen. There is a raft of people going out to the Armour which is in the river. There are some people on the deck of the Armour. ...
    Imagecomment     Photograph of a painting of the steamboat Armour. The image was taken from the shore and some rocks, shrubs, and dirt can be seen. There is a raft of people ...
  • Painting of the Steamer Armour, circa 1915
    Image       Colour photograph of a painting. The painting depicts the steamer Armour coming down the middle of the river with many people on the top deck. There is forest on the left side of the painting.
    Image     Colour photograph of a painting. The painting depicts the steamer Armour coming down the middle of the river with many people on the top deck. There is forest on the ...
  • The Wenonah with Wanita at the Burk's Falls Warf, circa 1899
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Wenonah(right) passing the Wanita(left) on the Magnetawan River, near Burk's Falls. A barn can be seen on the shore. In the foreground logs can be seen in the river.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Wenonah(right) passing the Wanita(left) on the Magnetawan River, near Burk's Falls. A barn can be seen on the shore. In the foreground logs can ...
  • Docked Wanita with People on Deck, circa 1914
    Image       On the side of the boat '...ANITA' is written.
    Image     On the side of the boat '...ANITA' is written.
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