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...
1958 Six children pose, two holding certificates, with the Ottawa River in the background. Priscilla Boissonneault, Candice Resmer, Bonnie Resmer, Wayne Resmer, Andy Boissonneault, Ivan Boissonneault.
Jeannette (Boudreau) and James (Jim) Charbonneau Standing on the Swisha bridge.
Prior to the construction of a hydro-electric dam in 1950, the village site of Rapides-des-Joachims (Swisha) was not an island. The rising water flooded an old river bed from the north through Lake McConnell. (Source:...
A young Ernie Boudreau poses on a Pontiac which is parked on a stretch of highway 17 that overlooks the Ottawa River. The reflection of A fire tower can be seen on the hood of the car.
The car belonged to Sam Clouthier.
Profile of Mike Simond
The story goes, that Mike Simond was drinking at the McKechnie's hotel one night and he died when he walked out the fire escape thinking it was the bathroom door. He worked for Joan Charbonneau's father.
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