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Opinacon Club c.1910

Opinacon Club, later the Opinicon Hotel, c.1910

  Opinacon Club c.1910
Catch em and cook 'em - Shore dinner near Chaffey's Locks c.1930

Rideau Canal shore dinner near Chaffey's Locks, c.1930Catch em and cook 'em

  Catch em and cook 'em - Shore dinner near Chaffey's Locks c.1930
Mill race at Chaffey's Locks c.1930

Canadian Postcard Company c.1925

  Mill race at Chaffey's Locks c.1930
Steamboat Jeska at Chaffey's Locks c.1920

Steamboat Jeska at Chaffey's Lock c.1920

  Steamboat Jeska at Chaffey's Locks c.1920
Cozy Nook Chaffey's Locks Ontario

 

  Cozy Nook Chaffey's Locks Ontario
On the Rideau Smiths Falls Ontario

Postcard of boaters near Smiths Falls Ontario on the RideauPostmarked Jan.2 1908 "Dear Mary: Will be out on the 9:30 train. Hope Harry is better...

  On the Rideau Smiths Falls Ontario
Boating at Garrett's Rest on the Big Rideau

Coloured postcard of boating near the Garrett's Rest resort on the Big Rideau postmarked 1907on back: Received your letter Wednesday and will send...

  Boating at Garrett's Rest on the Big Rideau
Railway bridge at Newboro

Postcard of the Brockville-Westport railway bridge crossing the Rideau Canal at Newboro, c.1920.

  Railway bridge at Newboro
Bedford Mills c.1910

Bedford Mills postcard c.1910on back: From W. E. Chapman Bedford Mills

  Bedford Mills c.1910
The Point with a tent at Chaffey's Lock, Ontario c.1925

The point at Chaffey's Lock c. 1925. Tent is typical of period when so many tenters used the points at the lock station that it was called Tent...

  The Point with a tent at Chaffey's Lock, Ontario c.1925
Canoeing on Indian Lake near Chaffey's Lock (postmarked 1928)

Postcard of a person canoeing on Indian Lake near Chaffey's Lock postmarked August 15, 1928On back is following note: Hello Evelyn: this is...

  Canoeing on Indian Lake near Chaffey's Lock (postmarked 1928)
Jones Falls Lockage - Hotel Kenney in background c.1965

Postcard of a lockage at Jones Falls c.1965 with Hotel Kenney in the background

  Jones Falls Lockage - Hotel Kenney in background c.1965
Cottage on Big Rideau Lake near Portland c.1930

Cottage on Big Rideau Lake near Portland Ontario dated 1930.Postmark: July 9 1930 Portland Ontario Note: Dear Emma: I received your letter a long...

  Cottage on Big Rideau Lake near Portland c.1930
Alford's Esso Marina Chaffey's Lock 1964

Alford's Esso Marina was situated in Chaffey's Lock from c.1950 to 1971. Jim Alford was the owner/proprietor.On back : Postmark 1964 Chaffey's...

  Alford's Esso Marina Chaffey's Lock 1964
Murray's Point Opinicon Lake c.1950

Murray's Point is located on Opinicon Lake where the family owned cottages.Murray's Point near Elgin, Ontario

  Murray's Point Opinicon Lake c.1950
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