Head, Clara and Maria Local History
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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. Though there was some...
Workers Employed by the Building of the Swisha Dam 
ImageMysteries:  1946  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". These men were in charge of cutting all the timber in preparation for the rising water levels caused by the building of the Swisha dam at Les...
Ann Yantha Interview 
Video    Video interview of Mackey Resident, Ann Yantha. "...Our wealth was not of materials, but rather the diamonds of sunshine on water or reflected from the crystals of new fallen snow."
The "Swisha" Dam: A Powerful Force in the Valley 
TextImage  Mike Blore, The "Swisha" Dam: A Powerful Force in the Valley, North Renfrew Times, August 22, 1990, p. 11  The bottom of this article is missing Therefore some paragraphs are cut off.
Water Levels Raise Tempers at Meeting 
Text  Vance Gutzman, Water Levels Raise Tempers at Meeting, North Renfrew Times, July 26 1995  Water levels raise tempers at meeting by Vance Gutzman Some angry resort and cottage owners had a chance to vent some anger at Ontario Hydro officials Monday night over fluctuating water levels in the Ottawa River. Water levels have not been con¬sistent in this region so far this ...
Upstream Residents Cope with Low Levels
Text  North Renfrew Times, June 14, 1995  Upstream residents cope with low levels While water levels in the Deep River area continue to be higher than normal, water levels above the area's hydroelectric dam have been abnormally low. The release of water by the Des Joachims dam just before the Victoria Day weekend carried away ...
Hydro to Listen More to Water Level Worries
Text  KEN BONERT, Hydro to Listen More to Water Level Worries , Pembroke Daily Observer, July 27, 1995, p. 3  Hydro to Listen More to Water Level Worries By KEN BONERT Staff Writer HEAD, CLARA, & MARIA -- An Ontario Hydro official has promised to listen more carefully to people along the Ottawa River who complain of grossly uneven water levels. But Richard Penn told a meeting of ...
Doris Oglestone 
Video  November 21, 2005  Video interview of Doris Oglestone.
Des Joachim News 1950 
TextImage  June 28, 1950  Document providing biographical information for the workers and builders of the Des Joachims Dam.
Happy Demarco c.2005 
Video  October 2005  Three video interviews of Happy Demarco, Stonecliffe. c. 2005
Russell Pettigrew Video Interview 
VideoImage  2005  Video interview.
Old Mackey's Park ca.1989 
ObjectImage  1989  This Button was created for the Grand Opening of Mackey Park. Mackey Park is situated where St. Narcissus Parish used to be located. The church was demolished in 1950 when the Des Joachims (Swisha) Dam rose the water level of the Ottawa River. The community of Mackey Station (now called Mackey)...
Mary Borutski Second Video Interview 
Video  2006  Video Interview with former Stonecliffe resident. Max Borutsk, Game Warden, was Mary's husband.
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