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  • Postcard of the D. S. Vincent "Cash Store," Perry Township, circa 1900
    Image       Above the entrance to the store is a sign that reads "The Cash Store D.S. Vincent." Typed on the back of the postcard: "Reprinted on the occasion of PERRY TOWNSHIP CENTENNIAL 1988." There are words on the store window, however they cannot be read in this photograph.
    Image     Above the entrance to the store is a sign that reads "The Cash Store D.S. Vincent." Typed on the back of the postcard: "Reprinted on the occasion of PERRY TOWNSHIP ...
  • South River Under Construction
    Imagecomment       Black and white photograph of South River under construction. The picture was taken from a great height. There are two blocks visible. The block in the middle is just starting to be built up. There's one building, likely a house, which is under construction. There are many empty lots.
    Imagecomment     Black and white photograph of South River under construction. The picture was taken from a great height. There are two blocks visible. The block in the middle is just starting ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Train Leaving Burk's Falls with a Boat in Dock, circa 1930
    Image       Along the bottom 'This photo of the Burk's Falls wharf would have been taken in the early 30's' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     Along the bottom 'This photo of the Burk's Falls wharf would have been taken in the early 30's' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • 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 ...
  • Children Line the Street to Welcome Soldiers Home from World War Two, Burk's Falls, circa 1945
    Image       .At the bottom of the picture the caption reads 'The school children of Burk's Falls stand in front of the Post Office to welcome home the soldiers of WWII. Notice the Union Jack flags, as Canada would not create our own flag until the 60's.'
    Image     .At the bottom of the picture the caption reads 'The school children of Burk's Falls stand in front of the Post Office to welcome home the soldiers of WWII. Notice ...
  • 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.'
  • Main Street in Summer, Burk's Falls,circa 1950
    Image       The store in the lower right corner sign reads 'RESTAURANT SODA FOUNTAIN.'
    Image     The store in the lower right corner sign reads 'RESTAURANT SODA FOUNTAIN.'
  • 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.
  • Ahmic Harbour from Across the Bay, circa 1906
    Image       Black and white photograph of an unidentified boat passing the through the Ahmic Harbour. There are buildings of Ahmic on the shore on a hill.
    Image     Black and white photograph of an unidentified boat passing the through the Ahmic Harbour. There are buildings of Ahmic on the shore on a hill.
  • The Armour and the Tugboat Theresa in Magnetawan Wharf, circa 1907
    Image       Black and white photograph of the steamer Armour at dock in Burk's Falls. The smaller vessel in the picture is the tugboat Theresa. There are some logs washed up on the shore. Two buildings can be seen near the dock.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the steamer Armour at dock in Burk's Falls. The smaller vessel in the picture is the tugboat Theresa. There are some logs washed up on ...
  • 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, ...
  • Group Picture at the Logging Village, Burk's Falls area, circa 1930
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a Burk's Falls Area lumber camp. There are many horses standing with the men. These horses would have been used to pull sleds of logs. In addition to the stable in the center of the image, there are four other buildings and there are roads ...
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a Burk's Falls Area lumber camp. There are many horses standing with the men. These horses would have been used to pull sleds of logs. ...
  • Group of Loggers, circa 1930
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a group of local loggers standing outside of a building in their lumber village. The first row is sitting on the ground, the second row of men appear to be on a bench, and the remaining men are standing in the back. There are two ...
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a group of local loggers standing outside of a building in their lumber village. The first row is sitting on the ground, the second row ...
  • Group of Loggers on a Building, circa 1930
    Imagemystery       Black and white group photograph of loggers at one of buildings at the lumber camps. The men are arranged in three rows. The front row of men are on the ground, the middle row of men are sitting on the low roof of the building, and the men in the ...
    Imagemystery     Black and white group photograph of loggers at one of buildings at the lumber camps. The men are arranged in three rows. The front row of men are on the ...
  • On the Galna Bridge, Burk's Falls, circa 1925
    Image       A long the bottom 'On the Galna Bridge Looking West, Burks Falls, Ont.' written along the bottom.
    Image     A long the bottom 'On the Galna Bridge Looking West, Burks Falls, Ont.' written along the bottom.
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