Steamboat Jeska at Chaffey's Lock c.1920
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 today. "Addressed to Mary J. Williams, Brockville, Ontario
Coloured postcard of boating near the Garrett's Rest resort on the Big Rideau postmarked 1907on back: Received your letter Wednesday and will send another tomorrow. It rained hard this morning the first time since we left the house . Will stay for another week. Laura August 24,1907. Postmarked...
Postcard of the Brockville-Westport railway bridge crossing the Rideau Canal at Newboro, c.1920.
Bedford Mills postcard c.1910on back: From W. E. Chapman Bedford Mills
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 City.Copyright 1925 by the Canadian Postcard Company.
Postcard of a person canoeing on Indian Lake near Chaffey's Lock postmarked August 15, 1928On back is following note: Hello Evelyn: this is beautiful country. I believe you would like it even though you don't like fishing. Connie Addressed to Evelyn Bowman , Willard Storage, 246 131 St. E,...
Postcard of a lockage at Jones Falls c.1965 with Hotel Kenney in the background
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 time ago but Ihave been too busy to write. Will you be here this summer? I wish you would come. Write soon. Doris B. Addressed to Emma Cooley,...
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 Lock
Inscription: Alford's Esso Marina Chaffey's Locks, Ontario situated on the Rideau Canal system 40 miles north of Kingston in the heart of beautiful...
Murray's Point is located on Opinicon Lake where the family owned cottages.Murray's Point near Elgin, Ontario
Florence Teeple (born 1910) later married Allan Alford of Chaffey's Lock and later a Mr. Martin. Her sister Helen poses in the picture beside her
Everett J. Teeple(1871-1945) and his wife Margaret Knapp Teeple (1874-1944)farmed in Storrington Township. Everett was also a beekeeper.
Robert Gamble (1819-1909) served in the 69th Regiment of Foot for 22 years. After his 1860 discharge, he eventually settled in South Crosby.
Robert Gamble (1819-1909) was born in Ireland. He served in the 69th Regiment of Foot from 1839-1860. In later life, he settled in South Crosby township.
Charles Gamble (1920-1987) was born and raised in California Ontario near Jones Falls. He was involved in farming and carpentry most of his life. Charlie served as reeve of South Crosby township from 1967-74. He was also instrumental in forming the local volunteer fire department.
Charles Alford (1874-1949)worked as a fishing guide at Chaffey's Lock during his later years.
James W. Simmons (1877-1957) with son James Frederick (Ted) Simmons (1908-1953). J.W. was the proprietor of Simmons Lodge in Chaffey's Lock.
Alford and Simmons' family picnic at Chaffey's Lock c.1910 (Note: the little girl is probably Mary Simmons.