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  • Flume with Many Leaks at Knight's Plant, circa 1915
    Image       Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's factory. The flume is full of leaks. There is a building on top of the flume.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's factory. The flume is full of leaks. There is a building on top of the flume.
  • The Armour in a Dry Dock, circa 1909
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Armour in dry dock. There are no people in the photograph. There is an unknown building behind the ship.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Armour in dry dock. There are no people in the photograph. There is an unknown building behind the ship.
  • 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."
  • A Book of Remembrance Burk's Falls, Ryerson & Armour
    ImageText       This booklet is currently housed in a binder. This project was put together by a patron of the Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Library. It includes the names of the soldiers who served from in WWI and WWII from the area. The binder is divided into two sections, WWI and ...
    ImageText     This booklet is currently housed in a binder. This project was put together by a patron of the Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Library. It includes the names of the ...
  • Tip-Toff Cottage, Burk's Falls, circa 1905.
    Image       An added caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Tipp-Toff Cottage, Burk's Falls. Early 1900s.' This caption was added by Roger Simmons
    Image     An added caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Tipp-Toff Cottage, Burk's Falls. Early 1900s.' This caption was added by Roger Simmons
  • Lumberyard, Burk's Falls, circa 1950
    Image       Black and white photograph of a lumberyard in the village of Burk's Falls. From this distance it looks like a shanty town. These are actually towers of finished lumber. In the foreground is a set of train tracks and railroad cars to transport the lumber away.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a lumberyard in the village of Burk's Falls. From this distance it looks like a shanty town. These are actually towers of finished lumber. In ...
  • 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.
  • The Dam, Flume, and Galna Bridge Near Knight Lumber, circa 1931.
    Image       Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's lumber factory. The flume would take logs from the river and take them towards the factory. The river is flowing from the damn. The river held up by the damn is the Magnetawan River. The bridge in the background ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's lumber factory. The flume would take logs from the river and take them towards the factory. The river is ...
  • The Foot Bridge and Dam, Burk's Falls, circa 1978
    Image       Colour photograph of a walking path going over the dam in Burk's Falls. The river being held up by the dam is the Magnetawan.
    Image     Colour photograph of a walking path going over the dam in Burk's Falls. The river being held up by the dam is the Magnetawan.
  • Working Lumber Mill, circa 1920
    Imagemysterycomment       Black and white photograph of a lumber mill. On the left side there is a building with a ramp going into a second floor window. There are logs going up into the building along the ramp. In the foreground on the right are logs in a pile. There is a ...
    Imagemysterycomment     Black and white photograph of a lumber mill. On the left side there is a building with a ramp going into a second floor window. There are logs going up ...
  • Borden Philips Delivering Goods for Walter Sharpe, Burk's Falls, circa 1940
    Image       Along the bottom 'Borden Philips delivering goods for Walter Sharpe. Seen here exiting the Sharpe building approximately 1938 – 42.' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     Along the bottom 'Borden Philips delivering goods for Walter Sharpe. Seen here exiting the Sharpe building approximately 1938 – 42.' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • 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.
  • The Hotel Central, Burk's Falls, 1953
    Imagecomment       Along the bottom 'The Hotel Central in 1953, owned and operated by the Fells for many years' was added to the image by Roger Simmons.
    Imagecomment     Along the bottom 'The Hotel Central in 1953, owned and operated by the Fells for many years' was added to the image by Roger Simmons.
  • Bell Tower, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       Black and white photograph of downtown Burk's Falls centering on a bell tower. The photograph is from an elevated perspective, providing a view of most of the buildings in the area.
    Image     Black and white photograph of downtown Burk's Falls centering on a bell tower. The photograph is from an elevated perspective, providing a view of most of the buildings in the ...
  • Laying of the Corner Stone of the Anglican Church, Burk's Falls, 1909.
    Image       At the bottom on the left side 'Laying of the corner stone of the Anglican Church, 1909' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     At the bottom on the left side 'Laying of the corner stone of the Anglican Church, 1909' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • Burk's Falls Fire Brigade in Front of C. W. Coulter Dry Goods, circa 1920
    Imagemystery       In the upper right corner 'Burk's Falls Fire Brigade pose in front of C. W. Coulter Dry Goods on Ontario Street. This photo would be in the early 1920s' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Imagemystery     In the upper right corner 'Burk's Falls Fire Brigade pose in front of C. W. Coulter Dry Goods on Ontario Street. This photo would be in the early 1920s' was ...
  • Constructing a Building at the Lumber Camp, circa 1920
    Imagecomment       Black and white photograph of a building being built in the forest. Upon completion this building would have be used by loggers at the lumber camp. There are many people working on the building. On the left side there are two horses pulling construction materials.
    Imagecomment     Black and white photograph of a building being built in the forest. Upon completion this building would have be used by loggers at the lumber camp. There are many people ...
  • Family Home, 14 Copeland Street Burk's Falls, circa 1930
    Image       Along the bottom '14 Copeland Street, Burk's Falls. The photo from the 30's shows A. G. Culbert and family in front of their home' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     Along the bottom '14 Copeland Street, Burk's Falls. The photo from the 30's shows A. G. Culbert and family in front of their home' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • Two Men and horse drawn cart in Front of a Michigan Central Rail Car, circa 1930
    Image       On the side of the railroad car 'MICHIGAN CENTRAL 15084' is painted on.
    Image     On the side of the railroad car 'MICHIGAN CENTRAL 15084' is painted on.
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