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  • Bertha Longe of Kenora
        Photo of Bertha Longe of Kenora, December 1928.
      Photo of Bertha Longe of Kenora, December 1928.
  • Bertha Longe, Kenora
        Bertha Longe, of Kenora, holding a fox.
      Bertha Longe, of Kenora, holding a fox.
  • Anderson and Johnson Contract - Wooden Trestle
        A Linde photo of the TransContinental Railway wooden trestle, contracted out to Anderson and Johnson in the early 1900's, near Kenora, Ontario. In most cases, the wooden trestles were filled in with crushed rock that had been dynamited, to provide a solid base for the line of track on the ...
      A Linde photo of the TransContinental Railway wooden trestle, contracted out to ...
  • T.C.R. Construction - Steam Shovel Loading the Boxcars
        The Marion Steam Shovel loads crushed rock into boxcars, for transport to another area on the railway line. The rocks were used to build solid foundations in the areas that were sinking due to muskeg. This photo was taken by Gustave Linde during the construction of the Trans Continental Railway, ...
      The Marion Steam Shovel loads crushed rock into boxcars, for transport to ...
  • Trans Continental Railway - Piling Rocks
        A group of workers on the Trans Continental Railway take a short break to pose for a photo by a pallet of crushed rock. This photo was taken during the construction of the Trans Continental Railway near Kenora, in Northwestern Ontario. ~1900.
      A group of workers on the Trans Continental Railway take a short ...
  • Trans Continental Railway Construction
        Work gang moving crushed rock from a rock cut along the T.C.R somewhere near Rat Portage (Kenora), in Northwestern Ontario. The contractor for this particular section was contracted to G.Campbell.
      Work gang moving crushed rock from a rock cut along the T.C.R ...
  • Bucyrus Steam Shovel
        Black and white photo of a 'Bucyrus' steam shovel used to prepare the roadbed for the laying of the tracks for the TransContinental Railway near Kenora, Ontario.
      Black and white photo of a 'Bucyrus' steam shovel used to prepare ...
  • 'Jachetta' Work Gang
        This photo by Linde shows the heavy work involved in removing a rock cut for the construction of the Trans Continental Railway in the area of Rat Portage(Kenora), in Northwestern Ontario. Jachetta was the contractor or foreman for this section of the railway line.
      This photo by Linde shows the heavy work involved in removing a ...
  • T.C.R. Construction
        A Carl Gustave Linde photo showing hand made booms used to lift the blasted rock onto pallets, for removal to another area, in the construction of the TransContinental railway during the early 1900's. 'Chambers, Mc&Mc' were the foreman and contractors on this section of the construction of the railway tracks.
      A Carl Gustave Linde photo showing hand made booms used to lift ...
  • Double Track Construction T.C.R.
        A Carl Gustave Linde photo of the rail gang working on the Anderson and Johnson contract on a section of the Trans Continental Railway near Kenora, Ontario, during the early 1900's.
      A Carl Gustave Linde photo of the rail gang working on the ...
  • Steam Locomotive
        The steam locomotive in this Linde photo, was probably used to push materials in the construction of the Trans Continental Railway in Northwestern Ontario.
      The steam locomotive in this Linde photo, was probably used to push ...
  • Campbell Island Miners at Richard Lake
        Miners at Richard Lake Mine, Campbell Island. The person on the left is Sean Crouston and then myself taken in 1951 during the staking by Campbell Island Miners at Richard Lake approximately 35 miles east of Kenora.
      Miners at Richard Lake Mine, Campbell Island. The person on the left ...
  • Iron Deposits of Ontario : Northwestern Sheet
        Geological Maps ; Iron ; Iron Deposits ; Iron Formation ; District of Kenora (Patricia Portion)
      Geological Maps ; Iron ; Iron Deposits ; Iron Formation ; District ...
  • Clearing the Rock Cut
        Workers and horses pose for a photo during the clearing of a rock cut near Kenora, Ontario during the early 1900s.
      Workers and horses pose for a photo during the clearing of a ...
  • Jachetta Work Gang
        A group of workers pose for a photo while working on the Trans Continental Railway tracks near Kenora (Rat Portage), Ontario. According to the McDonald papers, 12 000 men and 5000 horses were employed in the construction in this area. The cost was $12 million, of which 10% was spent ...
      A group of workers pose for a photo while working on the ...
  • Mill Head Frame and Building at Wendigo Mine
        This is the Mill head frame and building at the Wendigo Mine, Witch Bay, Lake of the Woods in 1937
      This is the Mill head frame and building at the Wendigo Mine, ...
  • Horace Young and Perry Waugh of Wendigo Mines
        This was taken in 1939. The person on the left is Horace Young, the president of Wendigo Mines and on the right, holding the gold brick, is Perry Waugh, the manager.
      This was taken in 1939. The person on the left is Horace ...
  • Home at Wendigo Gold Mines
        From back of photo: This was the home I built in 1936 at Wendigo Gold Mines. The youngster is our son David who is now the Mining Claim Inspector out of Thunder Bay, 1936.
      From back of photo: This was the home I built in 1936 ...
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