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  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Burks Falls Ontario, 1881-1981
    TextImage       This is a black and white booklet that celebrates the history of the first 100 years of the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, in Burks Falls, 1881-1981. The booklet is entirely text based and includes no photographs. It includes a short history of the church in Burk's Falls, information on its ...
    TextImage     This is a black and white booklet that celebrates the history of the first 100 years of the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, in Burks Falls, 1881-1981. The booklet is entirely ...
  • Tweedsmuir Village Histories: Chalmers Women's Institute
    ImageText       The black cover (not featured) is inscribed with "Tweedsmuir History Chalmers Women's Institute" and a logo featuring the words "For Home and Country". The inscription and logo are in gold.
    ImageText     The black cover (not featured) is inscribed with "Tweedsmuir History Chalmers Women's Institute" and a logo featuring the words "For Home and Country". The inscription and logo are in gold.
  • 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 ...
  • Burk's Falls: Its Story and Heritage
    ImageText       This is a walking tour pamphlet that examines the history and heritage of Burk's Falls. It lists and describes the village's heritage buildings, with a map on the back cover that shows where the buildings are located. There are both historic residences and businesses listed. The front cover of the ...
    ImageText     This is a walking tour pamphlet that examines the history and heritage of Burk's Falls. It lists and describes the village's heritage buildings, with a map on the back cover ...
  • Thompson-Heyland Ltd. Letterhead, Burk's Falls, circa 1970.
    Image       “Thompson-Heyland Ltd.” “Edgeglued Lumber – Dimension Stock” “Mouldings – Fully Machined Parts” “Burks Falls Box 550 ONT. Canada P0A 1O0” “Ross Murray Torontophone 416 621-8653”
    Image     “Thompson-Heyland Ltd.” “Edgeglued Lumber – Dimension Stock” “Mouldings – Fully Machined Parts” “Burks Falls Box 550 ONT. Canada P0A 1O0” “Ross Murray Torontophone 416 621-8653”
  • Ferry on the Magnetawan River, circa 1923.
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a ferry, likely a car ferry, on the Magnetawan River. The shore where the photographer was standing can be seen in the bottom of the image. There is a town on a hill on the far side of the image. This town is likely Burk's ...
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a ferry, likely a car ferry, on the Magnetawan River. The shore where the photographer was standing can be seen in the bottom of the ...
  • Tugboat on Forested River, circa 1915.
    Imagemystery       A black and white photograph of a tugboat on a forested river. There are no people visible in the picture. This may be the tugboat Mike on the Magnetawan.
    Imagemystery     A black and white photograph of a tugboat on a forested river. There are no people visible in the picture. This may be the tugboat Mike on the Magnetawan.
  • Two Men on the Steamboat Mike, circa 1926.
    Imagemysterycomment       The name of the boat "Mike"
    Imagemysterycomment     The name of the boat "Mike"
  • Boats in Winter Quarters, Burk's Falls, Ontario, circa 1917.
    Image       On the boat "ARMOUR." On the postcard "Boats in Winter Quarters, Burk's Falls, Ont."
    Image     On the boat "ARMOUR." On the postcard "Boats in Winter Quarters, Burk's Falls, Ont."
  • Three Men on the Steamboat Mike, circa 1919.
    Image       The name of the boat "MIKE."
    Image     The name of the boat "MIKE."
  • Dam with Many Leaks, Burk's Falls, circa 1921
    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 flume was a part of the Knight Brother's factory.
    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 flume was ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Wanita on the Magnetawan River, circa 1913
    Image       In the upper right corner 'ON THE MAGNETAWAN RIVER, BURKS FALLS, ON' is written in red
    Image     In the upper right corner 'ON THE MAGNETAWAN RIVER, BURKS FALLS, ON' is written in red
  • The Tugboat Mike at Dock, circa 1918
    Image       The name of the boat 'MIKE'
    Image     The name of the boat 'MIKE'
  • Painting of the Steamer Armour, circa 1915
    Image       Colour photograph of a painting. The painting depicts the steamer Armour coming down the middle of the river with many people on the top deck. There is forest on the left side of the painting.
    Image     Colour photograph of a painting. The painting depicts the steamer Armour coming down the middle of the river with many people on the top deck. There is forest on the ...
  • Building of the Steamship Armour, circa 1906
    Image       Black and white photograph of the construction of the steamship Armour. The hull is mostly built. The workers are posing on the half-finished ship for the photograph. This picture was taken in winter.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the construction of the steamship Armour. The hull is mostly built. The workers are posing on the half-finished ship for the photograph. This picture was ...
  • "The Fleet” at Burk's Falls Wharf, circa 1909
    Image       At the bottom in the centre 'Burk's Falls Wharf, "The Fleet," ' is written.
    Image     At the bottom in the centre 'Burk's Falls Wharf, "The Fleet," ' is written.
  • The Armour Steamer, Burk's Falls, circa 1908
    Image       In the upper left corner "STEAMER ARMOUR, BURK'S FALLS, ONT.' is written. On the side of the boat 'ARMOUR' is written.
    Image     In the upper left corner "STEAMER ARMOUR, BURK'S FALLS, ONT.' is written. On the side of the boat 'ARMOUR' is written.
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