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  • Railroad Tracks Going into Burk's Falls, circa 1940
    Image       Black and white photograph of a railroad track going into Burk's Falls past a factory. The factory is likely the Knight Brother's factory. In the foreground are three boxcars. This picture was taken in the winter.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a railroad track going into Burk's Falls past a factory. The factory is likely the Knight Brother's factory. In the foreground are three boxcars. This ...
  • Pencil Sketch of a Snow-Covered Home, 1978
    Imagemystery       Handwritten at the bottom of the sketch in the middle: "November 30, 1978."
    Imagemystery     Handwritten at the bottom of the sketch in the middle: "November 30, 1978."
  • Sketch of Snow-Covered Abandoned Barn
    Image       Handwritten in the bottom right corner is the artist's signature, “Steven Schamehoen.”
    Image     Handwritten in the bottom right corner is the artist's signature, “Steven Schamehoen.”
  • Bird's Eye View of Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       In the upper right corner 'Bird's Eye View, Burk's Falls, Ont.' is written in red.
    Image     In the upper right corner 'Bird's Eye View, Burk's Falls, Ont.' is written in red.
  • Burk's Falls in Winter, circa 1910
    Image       Black and white photograph of Burk's Falls in winter. In the foreground there is a field with a stacked pile of wood and a long wooden fence. In the background is the village.
    Image     Black and white photograph of Burk's Falls in winter. In the foreground there is a field with a stacked pile of wood and a long wooden fence. In the background ...
  • 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.
  • Two Buildings in Logging Camp, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of two buildings in in the local lumber camp. This photograph was taken in the winter, as there is plenty of snow on the ground.
    Image     Black and white photograph of two buildings in in the local lumber camp. This photograph was taken in the winter, as there is plenty of snow on the ground.
  • Towering Snow Drift in Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image has 'Before the 60's, Burk's Falls had no way of removing the accumulated snow banks from the streets. The businesses had to contend with digging themselves out to allow customers in' written.
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image has 'Before the 60's, Burk's Falls had no way of removing the accumulated snow banks from the streets. The businesses had to ...
  • The Central Hotel,Burk's Falls, Winter of 1945
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Central Hotel, Burk's Falls, in the winter of 1945.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Central Hotel, Burk's Falls, in the winter of 1945.'
  • 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 ...
  • The Wharf of Magnetawan in Winter, 1926
    Image       Black and white photograph of the village of Magnetawan. On the close side of the river are a group of factories. These factories are releasing plumes of smoke obscuring parts of the village. There are snow covered houses across the the river in the background.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the village of Magnetawan. On the close side of the river are a group of factories. These factories are releasing plumes of smoke obscuring parts ...
  • Lumber Camp in the distance, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of a Burk's Falls area lumber camp in the winter off in the distance behind some trees. The buildings in the camp would include: stables, mess, barracks, barns, workshops, etc. There is snow on the ground in the forest where the picture was taken.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a Burk's Falls area lumber camp in the winter off in the distance behind some trees. The buildings in the camp would include: stables, mess, ...
  • Road Running Through Large Piles of Logs, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of a road running through large stacks of snow covered logs in the winter. There are no people in the picture and there is a forest in the background. This is likely the log dump at the lumber camp near Burk's Falls.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a road running through large stacks of snow covered logs in the winter. There are no people in the picture and there is a forest ...
  • South River Street in Winter, March 1943
    Image       Black and white photograph of a snow covered street. There are four people, possibly children, in the middle of the street. The buildings on either side of the street are likely homes.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a snow covered street. There are four people, possibly children, in the middle of the street. The buildings on either side of the street are ...
  • Hunters Arriving at the Burk's Falls Wharf, 1909
    Image       Black and white photograph of hunters getting off the train in Burk's Falls and walking to the wharf so they can get boats to their winter hunting camps.
    Image     Black and white photograph of hunters getting off the train in Burk's Falls and walking to the wharf so they can get boats to their winter hunting camps.
  • Shell Station Behind Snow Drifts, circa 1920
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'This Shell station is now the Kwik-Way in Burk's Falls. The Imperial station behind is now Darling Insurance.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'This Shell station is now the Kwik-Way in Burk's Falls. The Imperial station behind is now Darling Insurance.'
  • Boats in Winter Quarters, Burk's Falls, Ontario, circa 1917.
    Image       On the boat "ARMOUR." On the postcard "Boats in Winter Quarters, Burk's Falls, Ont."
    Image     On the boat "ARMOUR." On the postcard "Boats in Winter Quarters, Burk's Falls, Ont."
  • Building of the Steamship Armour, circa 1906
    Image       Black and white photograph of the construction of the steamship Armour. The hull is mostly built. The workers are posing on the half-finished ship for the photograph. This picture was taken in winter.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the construction of the steamship Armour. The hull is mostly built. The workers are posing on the half-finished ship for the photograph. This picture was ...
  • Four Loggers Resting, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of four lumberjacks resting on logs which they have cut down. The logs are on top of two pieces of wood perpendicular to the logs like a wooden railway track. These tracks were used to roll logs on to horse-drawn sleds. There are large snow drifts ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of four lumberjacks resting on logs which they have cut down. The logs are on top of two pieces of wood perpendicular to the logs like ...
  • Log Dump at Marsden's, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of a group of lumberjacks laying logs on perpendicular branches, running like train tracks. These tracks are going to be lifted and rolled on to the sleds. The photo was taken in the winter in a forest.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a group of lumberjacks laying logs on perpendicular branches, running like train tracks. These tracks are going to be lifted and rolled on to the ...
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