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Deux-Rivières, Ontario


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  • Roman Catholic Church Deux Rivierés
    Image       St Lawrence Church.
    Image     St Lawrence Church.
  • Roy Cochrane's Float Plane
    Image       A man and two boys stand beneath the wing of a pontoon plane. One boat is upside down on the dock in front of them. Another boat is in the Ottawa River tied to the dock.
    Image     A man and two boys stand beneath the wing of a pontoon plane. One boat is upside down on the dock in front of them. Another boat is in the ...
  • View of Deux Rivierés
    Imagemysterycomment       A road stretches off into the distance. It is late fall or early spring because there are no leaves on the branches.
    Imagemysterycomment     A road stretches off into the distance. It is late fall or early spring because there are no leaves on the branches.
  • CPR Steam Train
    Imagemysterycomment       Steam train pulling train cars.
    Imagemysterycomment     Steam train pulling train cars.
  • Fire Tower at Deux Rivierés
    Imagemystery       Man standing on top of the fire tower at Deux Rivierés.
    Imagemystery     Man standing on top of the fire tower at Deux Rivierés.
  • Girl in the Snowbank
    Imagemystery       Toddler walking in the snow. The CPR railway station, water tower and church can be seen in the background
    Imagemystery     Toddler walking in the snow. The CPR railway station, water tower and church can be seen in the background
  • Crossing a Horse
    Image       Four men row a boat, while the man in the back steers and the man in the front holds onto a horse.
    Image     Four men row a boat, while the man in the back steers and the man in the front holds onto a horse.
  • Crossing the Upper Ottawa River
    Imagemysterycomment       The shoreline in the background is littered with fallen trees. The Scow is on the Ottawa River, tied to the dock, with 11 men posing for the photograph.
    Imagemysterycomment     The shoreline in the background is littered with fallen trees. The Scow is on the Ottawa River, tied to the dock, with 11 men posing for the photograph.
  • Train at Deux Rivierés
    Imagemystery       Box cars on the railway tracks in the winter. The Laurentian hills on the Quebec side are visible in the background. The Ottawa River has not frozen over in the photograph.
    Imagemystery     Box cars on the railway tracks in the winter. The Laurentian hills on the Quebec side are visible in the background. The Ottawa River has not frozen over in the ...
  • Burton Inn
    Image       Burton Inn, Rooms and Meals. Photograph taken in the winter.
    Image     Burton Inn, Rooms and Meals. Photograph taken in the winter.
  • Getting People Across the Upper Ottawa River
    Image       Seven children sit on the tub in winter. The Upper Ottawa River has not frozen.
    Image     Seven children sit on the tub in winter. The Upper Ottawa River has not frozen.
  • Mr. Burton
    Image       Ed Burton sits on logs that are protruding into the Ottawa River. The rapids are in the background and the dog is on the log next to Ed.
    Image     Ed Burton sits on logs that are protruding into the Ottawa River. The rapids are in the background and the dog is on the log next to Ed.
  • Tobogganing
    Image       A man and a toddler sit on a toboggan on a ploughed road. In the right hand corner of the photograph original log shanties are visible.
    Image     A man and a toddler sit on a toboggan on a ploughed road. In the right hand corner of the photograph original log shanties are visible.
  • Church at Deux Rivierés
    Image       Winter scene. St. Lawrence church surrounded by a cedar rail fence. The Ottawa river and the Laurentian Mountains are visible in the background.
    Image     Winter scene. St. Lawrence church surrounded by a cedar rail fence. The Ottawa river and the Laurentian Mountains are visible in the background.
  • The Dunlops of Deux Rivierés and Mackey c.1918
    Imagecomment       Francis (Fanny) Legg - Father was station master at Deux Rivierés and Reeve. James Harold Dunlop - father was James - Magistrate and Reeve of Mackey.
    Imagecomment     Francis (Fanny) Legg - Father was station master at Deux Rivierés and Reeve. James Harold Dunlop - father was James - Magistrate and Reeve of Mackey.
  • CPR Station at Deux Rivierés October 17, 1900
    Image       Deux Rivierés train station and platform are on the right hand side of the photograph. There is a man on the platform and a group of people in the background. Two sets of tracks lead the eye to the water tower in the background.
    Image     Deux Rivierés train station and platform are on the right hand side of the photograph. There is a man on the platform and a group of people in the background. ...
  • Roman Catholic Church Deux Rivierés
    Imagemystery       The parishioners of St. Lawrence Parish in Deux Rivierés stand outside of their church.
    Imagemystery     The parishioners of St. Lawrence Parish in Deux Rivierés stand outside of their church.
  • Deux Rivières' Face Lifted By Hydro Dam
    TextImage  1952, 1, 6`     Article reprinted from the Globe and Mail, highlighting the changes in Deux Rivières brought on by the forced relocation of the city. The construction of the Swisha dam caused the water levels of the Ottawa River to rise. Buildings needed to be torn down and relocated.
    TextImage  1952, 1, 6`   Article reprinted from the Globe and Mail, highlighting the changes in Deux Rivières brought on by the forced relocation of the city. The construction of the Swisha dam caused the ...
  • The Hobo King
    Image       "Hobo King" poses in front of the Boissonneault General Store.
    Image     "Hobo King" poses in front of the Boissonneault General Store.
  • Workers Employed by the Building of the Swisha Dam
    Imagemystery       Men sitting at a picnic table inside a meal tent at a work camp for the Rapides-des-Joachims dam. These men were in charge of the cutting of the "slash".
    Imagemystery     Men sitting at a picnic table inside a meal tent at a work camp for the Rapides-des-Joachims dam. These men were in charge of the cutting of the "slash".
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