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  • Bevan's Lake
    Image       Black and white photograph of Bevan's Lake beside the property that was owned by Larry Brooks. In background of the photograph the shoreline is thick with trees. There is also some logs sticking out of the water in the middle of the lake.
    Image     Black and white photograph of Bevan's Lake beside the property that was owned by Larry Brooks. In background of the photograph the shoreline is thick with trees. There is also ...
  • A Log Cabin, Brook's Farm, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of a log cabin located on the Brooks farm. There is a tree sitting in front of the cabin and several other in the background. According to the owners of the photograph the cabins collapsed many years ago.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a log cabin located on the Brooks farm. There is a tree sitting in front of the cabin and several other in the background. According ...
  • Log Cabin being built on the Brook's Farm
    Image       Black and white photograph of a cabin being built on the Brook's farm. In this photograph the roof of the cabin is still missing. There appears to be a man standing on the beams of the building and working on it.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a cabin being built on the Brook's farm. In this photograph the roof of the cabin is still missing. There appears to be a man ...
  • Family Home on the Brook's Farm
    Image       Black and white photograph of a large white house with a porch. The house is located on the property that was own Larry Brooks. On the left side of photograph there is a automobile sitting in the driveway. On the left side of photograph there is a large pine tree.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a large white house with a porch. The house is located on the property that was own Larry Brooks. On the left side of photograph ...
  • Cooking on a open campfire
    Image       Black and white photograph of of two pails hung over an open fire. The buckets sitting on the top of the thick sticks is boiling away something. The whole scene is located in the forest thick with trees.
    Image     Black and white photograph of of two pails hung over an open fire. The buckets sitting on the top of the thick sticks is boiling away something. The whole scene ...
  • House located near Brook Farm
    Image       More in the background of this photograph is a dark coloured farm home. The building is two stories high and a car is pack on the left side of the photograph. The road in front part of the appears to be a very wet dirt road that covered a car ...
    Image     More in the background of this photograph is a dark coloured farm home. The building is two stories high and a car is pack on the left side of the ...
  • 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, ...
  • John Paget's Barn in Winter, circa 1910
    Image       Written on the back of the photograph: "John Paget Barn."
    Image     Written on the back of the photograph: "John Paget Barn."
  • 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.
  • Pencil Sketch of a Large Wooden Barn, 1978
    Image       Signed by the artist. Part of a group of ten sketches which were donated to the Perry Township Public Library in 1978.
    Image     Signed by the artist. Part of a group of ten sketches which were donated to the Perry Township Public Library in 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.”
  • Kearney 100 Years
    TextImagecomment       Three-hundred-fifty-seven page book on the history of the village and Kearney and the surrounding villages. The main sections of the book are: farming, forestry, commerce, railroads, hotels, mining, families, mysteries, ghost towns, churches, recreation, schools, local organizations & local music and songs.
    TextImagecomment     Three-hundred-fifty-seven page book on the history of the village and Kearney and the surrounding villages. The main sections of the book are: farming, forestry, commerce, railroads, hotels, mining, families, mysteries, ...
  • Pencil Sketch of a Large Wooden Barn, 1977
    Imagemysterycomment       Handwritten at the bottom of the sketch in addition to the signature: "Scotia Ont/77."
    Imagemysterycomment     Handwritten at the bottom of the sketch in addition to the signature: "Scotia Ont/77."
  • Les Harrison and Rosella Harrison, circa 1910
    Image       Handwritten on the back of the photograph: "Les Harrison Rosella Harrison."
    Image     Handwritten on the back of the photograph: "Les Harrison Rosella Harrison."
  • 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.'
  • 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 ...
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