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Boating on the lake at McAmmonds, circa 1930
 
ImageMysteries:  circa 1930  Black and white photograph of what appears two older people and a young child sitting in a boat. They are fishing on the lake at McAmmonds. The McAmmonds had two cabins on their property that they would rent out in the summer to tourists and hunters in the winter. On the back of the photograph,...
Tourists in a canoe at McAmmonds Camp, circa 1930
 
ImageMysteries:  circa 1930  Black and white photograph of five people sitting in a canoe on the Deer River. The banks of the river are lined with trees. The McAmmonds had two cabins on their property that they would rent out in the summer to tourists and hunters in the winter. On the back of the photograph, "Tourists at...
Floodoing near the McAmmonds cabins on the Deer River, 1922
 
Image  1922  Black and white photograph of the Deer River with a cabin on the left side of the image. The water level is very high. Across the river is a forest with partially snow covered hills. The McAmmonds had two cabins on their property that they would rent out in the summer to tourists and hunters...
Flooded Cabin on Maple Island, 1922 
Image  1922  Black and white photograph of a cabin flooded to the top of the entrance. The flood waters are coming from the Deer and Magnetawan River. Behind the cabin are birch and conifer trees, which will become a forest. On the back of the photograph, "flood at Maple Island 1922," is handwritten in blue...
Group of People Catching Fish Bare Handed, circa 1950 
ImageMysteries:  circa 1950  Black and white photograph of six people, grabbing fish off the rocks in a shallow part of the river. On the left side of the image there's a woman holding a canvas sack, maybe for bringing fish home. On the back of the photograph, "Sucker fishy Dear River 1950's," is handwritten in pencil.
Jim McAmmond Catching Fish Bare Handed, circa 1950 
Image  circa 1950  Black and white photograph of Jim McAmmond and another person fishing with their bare hands. The fish are getting stuck on the rocks in the shallow parts of the river. On the back of the photograph, "Jim & I cataching fish for our freezer, we don't need lines just pick them out. 1950's," is...
Burk's Falls Ont. West Side of Town
 
Image  19070410  Colour illustrated postcard of the village of Burk's Falls from the west side of town. In the foreground there's a factory with lumber in its yard, possibly the Knight Brother's Factory. Behind the factory is the Magnetawan River. Across the river are houses. On the back of the postcard is a...
Jim & Hilda McAmmond and June Mater Catching Fish Bare Handed, circa 1950 
ImageComments:  circa 1950,   Black and white photograph of three people, Jim & Hilda McAmmond and June Mater, grabbing fish off the rocks in a shallow part of the river. On the back of the photograph, "Jim, Hilda & June Catching suckers with their bare hands 1950's," is handwritten in pencil.
T. J. Daly House, built circa 1925 
ImageText  1930  A two page document which includes two photographs and a brief report on the history of the Biddy Street North. The first, black and white, photograph shows a two story house on the Magnetawan River. There are two cars in front of the home. Between the house and the cars is a large hedge. ...
West Street South, Magnetawan 
ImageText  circa 1946  A black and white photograph and a report on the lots 21 - 24 ion West Street South in Magnetawan. The photograph has a two story building with a balcony and a porch on a hill. In the foreground is the Magnetawan River. West Street South East side, Lots 21, 22, 23, 24 Fran-Ru Frank and Ruth...
22 Bay Street, Magnetawan 
ImageText  circa 1950  A two page document which includes two photos and a brief history of the property on 22 Bay Street, Magnetawan. The first photograph shows a small cabin at the bottom of a hill near the river. This cabin is made of wood an has a porch. At the top of the hill there are two homes. The second...
Houses on Richmond Street 
ImageText  circa 1900  Two page history on Richmond street and a home on said street. Second image w-4.5, h 3in. rev w 11in, h 7 in. Richmond Street This photo was taken about 1900 looking across the river to the south shore. The building on the extreme left is on the larger Island owned by Taylor Lumber Company. The...
A Cottage at the Waters Edge, circa 1910 
ImageMysteries:  circa 1910  Black and white photograph of a cabin just off a body of water. There is a dock on the water and a canoe pulled up on the shore. The cabin is nestled in the forest. The cabin is a one floor wooden structure with an attic space or a loft. The cabin has a porch on the left side with some chairs...
Magnetawan from a Distance, 1938
 
Image  1938  Black and white photograph of farmland leading to the village of Magnetawan in the distance. The picture was taken from a group of rocks. The Magnetawan river can be seen between the field and buildings. On the front of the picture at the bottom, '1938,' is handwritten in blue ink. On the back...
Birds Eye View of Magnetawan, 1960 
Image  1960  Colour aerial photograph of Magnetawan in 1960. The swing bridge can be seen crossing the Magnetawan River. Main street and a portion of the village can be seen on the left hand side of the photograph.
The Glenada with Passengers, Magnetawan River, circa 1930 
Image  circa 1930  Black and white photograph of the Glenada traveling on the Magnetawan River. The top deck has a few passengers. Behind the vessel is a forest. At the bow of the boat is a flag with 'Glenada' on it. On the top near the right corner there is an ink smudge. 'Glenada' is written, both, on the...
Armour Steamboat Sitting at a Dock with People Boarding, circa 1930 
Image  circa 1930  Black and white photograph of the Armour sitting at a dock in a rural setting. There are people lined up at the dock waiting to get on to the Armour. On the dock there is a flag pole with a Union Jack flag on it.
The Steamer 'Armour' at Young's Wharf, Ahmic Lake, Near Magnetawan, circa 1920 
Image  circa 1920  Black and white photographic postcard of the steamboat Armour Docked at Young's Wharf . The Armour is on the Magnetawan River. Across the river is a forest. The dock has a hut where people wait to board any vessel. On the front of the photograph along th bottom, "STEAMER 'ARMOUR' AT YOUNG'S...
The Armour Pulling into the Boat Lock, circa 1905 
Image  circa 1905  Black and white photograph of the Armour steamship coming up to the locks in Magnetawan. In the background the village can be seen. The Armour is entering at the low end of the lock. Once inside it will be raised and then it will continue its trip.
Distress Bridge, Near Magnetawan, circa 1920 
Image  circa 1920  Black and white photographic postcard of the Distress Bridge near Magnetawan. In the middle of the bridge is a man is sitting on the edge with his legs on the river side. He might be fishing. Behind the bridge are large trees. On the front of the photograph along the bottom, "DISTRESS BRIDGE,...
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