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  • Mr. Folliott Admiring Flume At Knight Brother's Mill, Burk's Falls, circa 1898
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a man looking at a frozen flume in Burk's Falls. The man's name is Mr. Folliott. He is standing on a frozen part of the Magnetawan River. In the distance a dam can be seen.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a man looking at a frozen flume in Burk's Falls. The man's name is Mr. Folliott. He is standing on a frozen part of the ...
  • Marsden's Log Hauls, 1935
    Image       Black and white photograph of a logger driving a team of horse drawn sleigh with a load of logs. The photograph was taken in a snow covered forest.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a logger driving a team of horse drawn sleigh with a load of logs. The photograph was taken in a snow covered forest.
  • The Galna Bridge, circa 1930.
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Galna Bridge in the village of Burk's Falls. The Magnetawan River is running under the bridge. There are unidentified buildings that can be seen on the far side of the bridge. There are no people in the picture.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Galna Bridge in the village of Burk's Falls. The Magnetawan River is running under the bridge. There are unidentified buildings that can be seen ...
  • 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.
  • The Tannery, Burk's Falls, circa 1917.
    Image       In the upper left corner '941. Burks Falls, Ont.' is written in red.
    Image     In the upper left corner '941. Burks Falls, Ont.' is written in red.
  • Burk's Falls Train Station, circa 1900
    Image       On the side of the train station 'Burks Falls' is painted.
    Image     On the side of the train station 'Burks Falls' is painted.
  • Train Leaving Burk's Falls, circa 1925
    Image       At the bottom in the centre 'Burks Falls Wharf' is written in red.
    Image     At the bottom in the centre 'Burks Falls Wharf' is written in red.
  • Postcard Sent to Mrs. Howard Bell, 1907
    Image       To the left of the stamp "CANADIAN SOUVENIR POST CARD" was added by the manufacturer. On the back of the post card 'B. F. 17/1/01 Just a line to let you know I am still living . I wrote you long time and then found out I did not but ...
    Image     To the left of the stamp "CANADIAN SOUVENIR POST CARD" was added by the manufacturer. On the back of the post card 'B. F. 17/1/01 Just a line to let ...
  • Train Leaving Train Station, Burk's Falls, circa 1935
    Image       On the side of the train station 'Burks Falls' is painted.
    Image     On the side of the train station 'Burks Falls' is painted.
  • 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.
  • Half-Frozen Falls, Burk's Falls, circa 1900
    Imagecomment       At the bottom in the centre 'Burks Falls, Ont. “The Falls” ' is written in black
    Imagecomment     At the bottom in the centre 'Burks Falls, Ont. “The Falls” ' is written in black
  • 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 ...
  • Lifeline to the Heartland
    Video       Video recording of Glen Reid playing "Lifeline to the Heartland". This recording also features a discussion of local steamboat and river heritage. Old photographs are examined and discussed, with many references to the Magnetawan river and Burk's Falls area.
    Video     Video recording of Glen Reid playing "Lifeline to the Heartland". This recording also features a discussion of local steamboat and river heritage. Old photographs are examined and discussed, with many ...
  • Postcard of Train Coming into Burk's Falls with The Wanita at the Dock, circa 1920
    Image       In the upper right corner 'WHARF, BURKS FALLS, ONT.' is written in red.
    Image     In the upper right corner 'WHARF, BURKS FALLS, ONT.' is written in red.
  • Postcard of Galna Bridge with Two Children, circa 1920
    Image       At the bottom left corner 'Galna Bridge, Burks Falls, Ont.' scratched onto the photographic negative.
    Image     At the bottom left corner 'Galna Bridge, Burks Falls, Ont.' scratched onto the photographic negative.
  • The Steamers Wanita and Wenonah at Dock, circa 1900
    Image       In the upper right corner 'Steamers Wanita and Wenonah on the Burk's Falls Wharf early 1900s' is written in red.
    Image     In the upper right corner 'Steamers Wanita and Wenonah on the Burk's Falls Wharf early 1900s' is written in red.
  • Newspaper clipping about 'The Ark', circa 1910.
    ImageText       Black and white photograph of a newspaper article on 'The Ark.' The Ark was a cabin on a barge used by loggers. The Ark enabled loggers to stay out in the wilderness and keep putting logs into the river.
    ImageText     Black and white photograph of a newspaper article on 'The Ark.' The Ark was a cabin on a barge used by loggers. The Ark enabled loggers to stay out in ...
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