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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • A Boom of Logs, Burk's Falls, 1900
    Image       A handwritten note at the bottom of the picture reads 'A boom of logs Burk's Falls, Ont. 1900.' A caption added to the picture reads 'Harry Hewitt and Harry Philips.'
    Image     A handwritten note at the bottom of the picture reads 'A boom of logs Burk's Falls, Ont. 1900.' A caption added to the picture reads 'Harry Hewitt and Harry Philips.'
  • Three Loggers holding Cant Hooks, circa 1930
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of three lumberjacks. They are standing on a stacked pile of logs. The lumberjacks are all holding "cant hooks", which were common tools used in the logging process.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of three lumberjacks. They are standing on a stacked pile of logs. The lumberjacks are all holding "cant hooks", which were common tools used in the ...
  • Loggers in Burk's Falls, circa 1910
    Imagecomment       Black and white photograph of a group of lumberjacks in the woods. On the left there is a man standing on a large log. In the middle are two men standing behind the log. In the background there is a man standing by a partly cut tree. Two of the ...
    Imagecomment     Black and white photograph of a group of lumberjacks in the woods. On the left there is a man standing on a large log. In the middle are two men ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Four Loggers Resting, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of four lumberjacks resting on logs which they have cut down. The logs are on top of two pieces of wood perpendicular to the logs like a wooden railway track. These tracks were used to roll logs on to horse-drawn sleds. There are large snow drifts ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of four lumberjacks resting on logs which they have cut down. The logs are on top of two pieces of wood perpendicular to the logs like ...
  • Knight Brother's Lumber Mill, Burk's Falls, pre-1900
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Knight Brother's Factory in Burk's Falls. There are a variety of buildings. In the foreground there is a lumber yard and piled logs.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Knight Brother's Factory in Burk's Falls. There are a variety of buildings. In the foreground there is a lumber yard and piled logs.
  • 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 ...
  • Burk's Falls and the Wanita Coming into the Wharf, circa 1908.
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Village of Burk's Falls. Burk's Falls sits on both sides of the Magnetawan River. There are factories in the foreground. In the background a few homes and other buildings are visible. At the left on the river is a boat. This boat is the ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Village of Burk's Falls. Burk's Falls sits on both sides of the Magnetawan River. There are factories in the foreground. In the background a ...
  • The Original Burke House, 1883.
    Imagemystery       At the bottom of the image there is a caption which reads 'The original Burke House. Picture taken in 1883.'
    Imagemystery     At the bottom of the image there is a caption which reads 'The original Burke House. Picture taken in 1883.'
  • 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 ...
  • Horse and Cutter
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of three groups of horse drawn sleighs. These sleigh are pulling sleds through a snow covered path in the forest. These sleighs are pulling loads of wood back to the lumber camp. Each of the sleighs is being pulled by two horses.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of three groups of horse drawn sleighs. These sleigh are pulling sleds through a snow covered path in the forest. These sleighs are pulling loads of ...
  • 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.
  • Demolition of the Sharpe Building, Newspaper clipping, circa 1960.
    TextImagemystery  Roger Simmons, Almaguin News (Burk's Falls, ON), 2003     Black and white newspaper clipping on the demolition of the Sharpe Building in Burk's Falls. The article shows images from before and after the demolition of the building.
    TextImagemystery  Roger Simmons, Almaguin News (Burk's Falls, ON), 2003   Black and white newspaper clipping on the demolition of the Sharpe Building in Burk's Falls. The article shows images from before and after the demolition of the building.
  • 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
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