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  • Construction of the Armstrong Bridge, circa 1930
    Image       Centered at the bottom of the picture 'The construction of the Armstrong Bridge in 1938 connected Highway 11 to Ryerson Crescent (Hwy 520). Note the Sunoco sign and gas pump in the corner' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     Centered at the bottom of the picture 'The construction of the Armstrong Bridge in 1938 connected Highway 11 to Ryerson Crescent (Hwy 520). Note the Sunoco sign and gas pump ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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."
  • 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 ...
  • 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.'
  • 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.'
  • 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. ...
  • Baptist Church of Burk's Falls, circa 1945
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the picture is 'Baptist Church, Ontario Street, Burk's Falls circa 1945.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the picture is 'Baptist Church, Ontario Street, Burk's Falls circa 1945.'
  • Ernie, Margaret, and Vera Warner, circa 1945
    Image       The caption on the bottom of the image reads 'Ernie Warner, owner of the Burk's Falls Arrow, daughter Margaret and wife, Vera circa 1945.'
    Image     The caption on the bottom of the image reads 'Ernie Warner, owner of the Burk's Falls Arrow, daughter Margaret and wife, Vera circa 1945.'
  • Wooden Dam at Burk's Falls, circa 1930
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'This photo from the Warner collection shows Ernie Warner atop the wooden dam at Burk's Falls. The Wooden dam was replaced by a concrete dam completed in 1947.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'This photo from the Warner collection shows Ernie Warner atop the wooden dam at Burk's Falls. The Wooden dam was replaced ...
  • Pete the Bear on Bike, circa 1960
    Imagecomment       The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Pete the Bear (1948 - 1979) Shown here with Allen Purdie.'
    Imagecomment     The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Pete the Bear (1948 - 1979) Shown here with Allen Purdie.'
  • Burk's Falls before Galna Bridge was Built, circa 1900
    Image       At the top of the hand-drawn image 'Burk's Falls Ont.' At the bottom of the image 'View of Burk's Falls before the Galna Bridge was constructed. The footings of this walk bridge are still visible today under the waterline above the falls.'
    Image     At the top of the hand-drawn image 'Burk's Falls Ont.' At the bottom of the image 'View of Burk's Falls before the Galna Bridge was constructed. The footings of this ...
  • Coming into Burk's Falls in the Early Days, circa 1900
    Image       Black and white photograph of the road leading into Burk's Falls. There is a river on the left side of the road. Across the river on the opposite shore are more buildings, which are likely homes. Down the road there are other buildings, which are either homes or small businesses.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the road leading into Burk's Falls. There is a river on the left side of the road. Across the river on the opposite shore are ...
  • Inside the Ontario Street Ice Cream Parlor, Burk's Falls, circa 1910
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'The photo shows the inside of 206 - 208 Ontario Street when it was an ice cream parlour. Year unknown.
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'The photo shows the inside of 206 - 208 Ontario Street when it was an ice cream parlour. Year unknown.
  • Burk's Falls Baseball Team, 1920
    Image       At the bottom of the picture with the caption 'Record, 1920 Baseball Team Wins, 14 Loses, 2 Ties, 1 Runs for 150 Against, 55 Shutouts, 2 George Kennedy , middle far right' added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     At the bottom of the picture with the caption 'Record, 1920 Baseball Team Wins, 14 Loses, 2 Ties, 1 Runs for 150 Against, 55 Shutouts, 2 George Kennedy , middle ...
  • Knights' Lumber Mill in Winter, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image 'Knights' Mill, Burk's Falls' was added by Roger Simmons
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image 'Knights' Mill, Burk's Falls' was added by Roger Simmons
  • Gerald Reed Cullber and his Store with a Receipt from his Store on the Right, circa 1920
    Image       Below Gerald Cullbert on the left side of the image 'Gerald Reed Cullbert in front of his store at 200 Ontario St. Burk's Falls' was added by Roger Simmons. The receipt has 'Phone 30 G. R. Cullbert High Class Groceries - Fruits & Vegetables Burk's Falls Ont., Aug 14 19341M ...
    Image     Below Gerald Cullbert on the left side of the image 'Gerald Reed Cullbert in front of his store at 200 Ontario St. Burk's Falls' was added by Roger Simmons. The ...
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