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  • The Sharpe Building, Burk's Falls, circa 1940
    Image       The sign of the first business 'C. W. Sharpe Tourist Supplies.' The second business is 'Hunter & Fell Variety Store.'
    Image     The sign of the first business 'C. W. Sharpe Tourist Supplies.' The second business is 'Hunter & Fell Variety Store.'
  • Team of Horses Moving Blocks of Ice on a Sleigh, circa 1920
    Image       In the centre at the bottom of the image 'This team brought ice blocks up the Younge Street hill into the 40's' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     In the centre at the bottom of the image 'This team brought ice blocks up the Younge Street hill into the 40's' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • Banner Welcoming Soldiers Back from World War Two, circa 1945
    Image       On the banner across Young Street 'WE ARE GLAD TO GREET YOU' is written. The caption along the bottom has 'The tow of Burk's Falls gets ready to greet boys returning from WWII. The picture is looking up Younge Street towards Ontario Street' written on it.
    Image     On the banner across Young Street 'WE ARE GLAD TO GREET YOU' is written. The caption along the bottom has 'The tow of Burk's Falls gets ready to greet boys ...
  • 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.'
  • 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.'
  • Ice Blocks on a Sleigh Being Pulled by a Team of Horses, circa 1945
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'The photo from the winter 1945-6 shows a team bringing up Young Street hill. The building on the left is the Burk's Falls Arrow.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'The photo from the winter 1945-6 shows a team bringing up Young Street hill. The building on the left is the ...
  • Soldiers Marching Near The Fowler Store, Burk's Falls Ontario, circa 1940
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the images reads 'On the right is the Fowler Store, later converted to a Red & White grocery, and today is the Almaguin News. Notice the drop off from the road. Today that is all filled, has the new Home Hardware and town parking ...
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the images reads 'On the right is the Fowler Store, later converted to a Red & White grocery, and today is the Almaguin News. ...
  • 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.
  • 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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