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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • On the Galna Bridge Looking East, Burk's Falls, circa 1920.
    Image       Along the bottom of the postcard 'On the Galna Bridge looking East Burks Falls Ont.' was etched into the negative.
    Image     Along the bottom of the postcard 'On the Galna Bridge looking East Burks Falls Ont.' was etched into the negative.
  • The Galna Bridge, circa 1930.
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Galna Bridge in the village of Burk's Falls. The Magnetawan River is running under the bridge. There are unidentified buildings that can be seen on the far side of the bridge. There are no people in the picture.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Galna Bridge in the village of Burk's Falls. The Magnetawan River is running under the bridge. There are unidentified buildings that can be seen ...
  • Open Swing Bridge, Magnetawan River, circa 1916
    Image       Black and white photograph of a swing bridge on the Magnetawan. This portion of the river is lined with trees. The bridge is open. It operated by pivoting on a pier in the middle of the river. The swing bridge was designed to allow boats to pass by the bridge ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of a swing bridge on the Magnetawan. This portion of the river is lined with trees. The bridge is open. It operated by pivoting on a ...
  • 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.'
  • Hunters Arriving at the Burk's Falls Wharf, 1909
    Image       Black and white photograph of hunters getting off the train in Burk's Falls and walking to the wharf so they can get boats to their winter hunting camps.
    Image     Black and white photograph of hunters getting off the train in Burk's Falls and walking to the wharf so they can get boats to their winter hunting camps.
  • Burk's Falls Main Street, circa 1920
    Imagemystery       In the upper left corner 'Burks Falls, Ont., in Winter' is written in red.
    Imagemystery     In the upper left corner 'Burks Falls, Ont., in Winter' is written in red.
  • Log Dump at Marsden's, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of a group of lumberjacks laying logs on perpendicular branches, running like train tracks. These tracks are going to be lifted and rolled on to the sleds. The photo was taken in the winter in a forest.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a group of lumberjacks laying logs on perpendicular branches, running like train tracks. These tracks are going to be lifted and rolled on to the ...
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