Almaguin Highlands Digital Collection
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Subject:  Rivers  Contributors: Magnetawan Public Library   Sort by:  Relevance
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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...
Magnetawan River and Steamboat Line Purser's Ticket, 1928 
Text  1928  A ticket from the Magnetawan Rivers Lakes Steamboat Lines. This ticket was most likely for the Armour. The ticket was meant to be punched to determine the date, the fare and the destination. The ticket is divided into four columns. The first column on the left is for the fare. The fare was...
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,...
Closed Magnetawan Locks, circa 1920 
Image  circa 1920  Black and white photograph of the closed Magnetawan Locks. A portion of the village can be seen in the distance. On the back of the photograph, 'MAG LOCKS.,' is handwritten in pencil.
The Night Boat, Camp Chemong, Magnetawan, 1925 
Image  1925  Black and white photographic postcard of the Armour passing Camp Chemong at the entrance to Ahmic Lake, 1925. There is a small dock with a flagpole in the middle of the photograph. The picture was taken from the shore looking out at the river. The picture is bordered by trees.
Cedar Croft Fishermen's Race, circa 1920 
Image  circa 1920  Black and white photographic postcard of a motorboat race of fishermen. The race was either sponsored by the Cedar Croft Lodge or was made up of guests of the Cedar Croft Lodge or some combination there in. A few of the boats can be seen each has one driver and one person in the bow of the...
Using a Log Chute as a Portage, 1920 
Image  1920  Black and white photograph of four people walking up a wooden log chute. Two people are carrying canoes over their heads. The person at the head of the line is a woman, behind her is a man holding a canoe over his head. The other people cannot be clearly seen. At the base of chute there is a...
View of the Village of Magnetawan, 1918 
Image  1918  Black and white photograph of the village of Magnetawan in 1918. The picture shows the rock leading into the village and the various wooden buildings in the village. There is a large white wooden church on the right. On the left is a white bridge crossing the Magnetawan River. The river can be...
Edmund Kelly and Relatives, at a Bridge on the Magnetawan River, circa 1910 
ImageMysteries:  circa 1910  A black and white photograph of Edmund Kelly and possibly his relatives sitting in a boat. They are traveling down the Magnetawan River. The wooden bridge and piers possible indicates the picture was taken 1910.
Magnetawan Lock, 1890 
Image  1890  A black and white photograph of the top of the Magnetawan locks. The photo shows the lock full of water. In the background shows buildings along the water in the village.
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