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  • 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.'
  • 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 Wurm Farm, Magnetawan
    ImageText       The Wurm Farm Lot 26, 27 Con.3 Chapman Township Waterfront land on Con. 4 Julius Wurm came here from Kitchener, Ontario with his mother and stepfather, Mr.& Mrs. Wm. Hoerner, in 1877. When he turned 18 the next November, he obtained a grant for Lot 26, and the next year ...
    ImageText     The Wurm Farm Lot 26, 27 Con.3 Chapman Township Waterfront land on Con. 4 Julius Wurm came here from Kitchener, Ontario with his mother and stepfather, Mr.& Mrs. Wm. Hoerner, ...
  • Laurier School, circa 1920
    Image       Black and white photograph of a one room schoolhouse in the middle of snow with a forest in the background.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a one room schoolhouse in the middle of snow with a forest in the background.
  • The Loader, Standard Chemical Company, circa 1920
    Imagemysterycomment       "The Loader, Standard Chemical, South River, Ont."
    Imagemysterycomment     "The Loader, Standard Chemical, South River, Ont."
  • Men Shoveling Snow
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a large group of men posing in a snowbank and in a path. There are eight men in the snowbank and seven men in the path. All the men seem to be carrying shovels. There's grass in the path so they aren't clearing a road. ...
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a large group of men posing in a snowbank and in a path. There are eight men in the snowbank and seven men in the ...
  • 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."
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Burk's Falls Main Street, circa 1920
    Imagemystery       In the upper left corner 'Burks Falls, Ont., in Winter' is written in red.
    Imagemystery     In the upper left corner 'Burks Falls, Ont., in Winter' is written in red.
  • 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.'
  • Sundridge Main Street in the Winter, circa 1910
    Image       Black and white photograph of a horse-drawn sled being pulled along the middle of the snow covered Main Street in Sundridge. The street is lined with houses. There are also utility poles on either side of the street. On the right side of the street there are a few people ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of a horse-drawn sled being pulled along the middle of the snow covered Main Street in Sundridge. The street is lined with houses. There are also ...
  • Horse and Cutter
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of three groups of horse drawn sleighs. These sleigh are pulling sleds through a snow covered path in the forest. These sleighs are pulling loads of wood back to the lumber camp. Each of the sleighs is being pulled by two horses.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of three groups of horse drawn sleighs. These sleigh are pulling sleds through a snow covered path in the forest. These sleighs are pulling loads of ...
  • Logging at Marsden's, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of a large sled loaded with logs. On the left side of logs is a lumberjack. The picture was taken in the winter in the woods.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a large sled loaded with logs. On the left side of logs is a lumberjack. The picture was taken in the winter in the woods.
  • Horse-drawn Logging Sled at Marsden's, circa 1930
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a logger driving a sleigh loaded with logs. There are two large horses pulling the sleigh. The photograph was taken in a snow covered field, suggesting that the picture was taken in winter.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a logger driving a sleigh loaded with logs. There are two large horses pulling the sleigh. The photograph was taken in a snow covered field, ...
  • Loading a Logging Sleigh at Marsden's, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of a large sled being loaded with large branches. The branches are being used as ramps and the logs are rolled up by three loggers. The photo was taken in the winter in a forest.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a large sled being loaded with large branches. The branches are being used as ramps and the logs are rolled up by three loggers. The ...
  • Group of Local Loggers, circa 1930
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a group of loggers in the lumber village. The picture was taken in the winter. Some of the loggers are posing in a snow bank. There are two buildings behind the loggers.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a group of loggers in the lumber village. The picture was taken in the winter. Some of the loggers are posing in a snow bank. ...
  • Towering Snow Drift in front of Post Office, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'The photo shows the Burk's Falls Post Office behind the snow banks which were common in the 40's."
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'The photo shows the Burk's Falls Post Office behind the snow banks which were common in the 40's."
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