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  • Magnetawan Wharf in Winter, circa 1923
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Magnetawan Wharf covered in snow during the winter. There is an unidentified boat in the water. There a stack of lumber along an under used road going into the wharf. This lumber may be railway ties.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Magnetawan Wharf covered in snow during the winter. There is an unidentified boat in the water. There a stack of lumber along an under ...
  • Horse-drawn Logging Sled at Marsden's, circa 1930
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a logger driving a sleigh loaded with logs. There are two large horses pulling the sleigh. The photograph was taken in a snow covered field, suggesting that the picture was taken in winter.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a logger driving a sleigh loaded with logs. There are two large horses pulling the sleigh. The photograph was taken in a snow covered field, ...
  • 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
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bird's Eye View of Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       In the upper right corner 'Bird's Eye View, Burk's Falls, Ont.' is written in red.
    Image     In the upper right corner 'Bird's Eye View, Burk's Falls, Ont.' is written in red.
  • Two Buildings in Logging Camp, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of two buildings in in the local lumber camp. This photograph was taken in the winter, as there is plenty of snow on the ground.
    Image     Black and white photograph of two buildings in in the local lumber camp. This photograph was taken in the winter, as there is plenty of snow on the ground.
  • Stacks of Logs, Arthur and Harry Marsden's Farm, circa 1930
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a large stack of logs located on the Marsden's farm. The logs are covered in snow, and located in the middle of a forest.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a large stack of logs located on the Marsden's farm. The logs are covered in snow, and located in the middle of a forest.
  • 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 ...
  • Lumberyard Across from the Burk's Falls Wharf, circa 1920
    Image       Black and white photograph of a lumber yard across from the Burk's Falls wharf. It is likely the Knight Brother's Lumberyard. There is a set of railroad tracks running through the yard. In the wharf there is a boat at dock.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a lumber yard across from the Burk's Falls wharf. It is likely the Knight Brother's Lumberyard. There is a set of railroad tracks running through ...
  • 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.
  • Dr. Partridge's Sawmill, circa 1912
    Image       Black and white photograph of Dr. Partridge's Sawmill. The building is made of wood. On the left side of the photograph there is a black smokestack that goes off the photo. In the foreground there is a conveyor-belt entering the building with logs on it.
    Image     Black and white photograph of Dr. Partridge's Sawmill. The building is made of wood. On the left side of the photograph there is a black smokestack that goes off the ...
  • 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.'
  • 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 ...
  • Road Running Through Large Piles of Logs, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of a road running through large stacks of snow covered logs in the winter. There are no people in the picture and there is a forest in the background. This is likely the log dump at the lumber camp near Burk's Falls.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a road running through large stacks of snow covered logs in the winter. There are no people in the picture and there is a forest ...
  • Lumber Camp in the distance, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of a Burk's Falls area lumber camp in the winter off in the distance behind some trees. The buildings in the camp would include: stables, mess, barracks, barns, workshops, etc. There is snow on the ground in the forest where the picture was taken.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a Burk's Falls area lumber camp in the winter off in the distance behind some trees. The buildings in the camp would include: stables, mess, ...
  • The Wharf of Magnetawan in Winter, 1926
    Image       Black and white photograph of the village of Magnetawan. On the close side of the river are a group of factories. These factories are releasing plumes of smoke obscuring parts of the village. There are snow covered houses across the the river in the background.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the village of Magnetawan. On the close side of the river are a group of factories. These factories are releasing plumes of smoke obscuring parts ...
  • Railroad Tracks Going into Burk's Falls, circa 1940
    Image       Black and white photograph of a railroad track going into Burk's Falls past a factory. The factory is likely the Knight Brother's factory. In the foreground are three boxcars. This picture was taken in the winter.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a railroad track going into Burk's Falls past a factory. The factory is likely the Knight Brother's factory. In the foreground are three boxcars. This ...
  • 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 ...
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