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Davis Lock c.1910

Davis Lock c.1910 (often called Foster's Lock)

Davis Lock c.1910
Crystal Springs farm advertising for fishing parties c.1940

David John Hughson at Crystal Spring farms on Opinicon Lake advertising to take out fishing parties c.1940

Crystal Springs farm advertising for fishing parties c.1940
Cottage near Chaffey's c.1907

Cottage near Chaffey's c.1907

Cottage near Chaffey's c.1907
Cottage on Indian Lake c.1902

Cottage on Indian Lake c.1902 (Probably Cliff Pennock photo)

Cottage on Indian Lake c.1902
Coon Mill letterhead from Morton c.1900

Jehoida Coon and Luther Coon operated the grist mill in Morton c.1900. Here is letterhead from the mill.

Coon Mill letterhead from Morton c.1900
Clint Fleming c.1950

John Clinton (Clint) Fleming (1894-1972) was a well-known fishing guide in the Chaffey's area. He wrote a book called "When the fish are rising" ...

Clint Fleming c.1950
Chaffey's Lock group 1907

Family group at Chaffey's Lock taken by Cliff Pennock c.1907

Chaffey's Lock group 1907
Chaffey's group with fish c.1907

Group with fish probably staying at Opinicon Hotel c.1907

Chaffey's group with fish c.1907
Chaffey's area family c.1907

Chaffey's Lock area family c.1907 - Pennock photo

Chaffey's area family c.1907
Boat at Chaffey's Lock c.1907

Yacht and boat at Chaffey's Lock c.1907

Boat at Chaffey's Lock c.1907
Cassie and Rose Simmons in Montreal c.1905

Catherine (Cassie) Simmons Burns 1876-1952 and her sister Rose Simmons Alford 1885-1978 in Montreal. Catherine settled in Ohio with her husband ...

Cassie and Rose Simmons in Montreal c.1905
Canoeing at Chaffey's Lock c.1907

Two women canoeing at Chaffey's Lock c.1907

Canoeing at Chaffey's Lock c.1907
Canoeing at Chaffey's c.1950

Canoeing at Chaffey's Lock c.1950 (possibly a publicity shot for Opinicon Hotel)

Canoeing at Chaffey's c.1950
Camping near Chaffey's Lock 1907

Camp site near Chaffey's Lock c.1907

Camping near Chaffey's Lock 1907
Boat shelter near Chaffey's Lock c.1930

Boat shelter near Chaffey's Lock c.1930

Boat shelter near Chaffey's Lock c.1930
Boathouse near Chaffey's Lock c1930

Boathouse near Chaffey's Lock c.1930

Boathouse near Chaffey's Lock c1930
Boat on fire Opinicon docks July 1989

Boat on fire at Opinicon Docks in Chaffey's July 1989

Boat on fire Opinicon docks July 1989
William Noonan (1890-1955) son of Mary Fleming and Daniel Noonan who owned the Rideau Lakes Navigation Company

William Noonan (1890-1955) son of Daniel Noonan and Mary Fleming c.1892. His father operated the Rideau Navigation Company.

William Noonan (1890-1955) son of Mary Fleming and Daniel Noonan who owned the Rideau Lakes Navigation Company
Bill McIntyre and wife Adelaide Fraser McIntyre at Chaffey's Lockmaster's House c.1965

Bill and Adelaide Fraser McIntyre at Chaffey's Lockmaster's House c.1965. They were the last family to live in the house.

Bill McIntyre and wife Adelaide Fraser McIntyre at Chaffey's Lockmaster's House c.1965
Fishing party at Deadlock to Hart Lake c.1935

Fishing party with guide at Deadlock to Hart Lake c.1935

Fishing party at Deadlock to Hart Lake c.1935
Man with fish at Opinicon Club 1907

Man with fish at Opinicon Club . Annex and store in background. 1907. Cliff Pennock photo

Man with fish at Opinicon Club 1907
Ponderosa cottage Opinicon Hotel 1944

Ponderosa Cottage Opinicon Hotel 1944 Members of Bliss family from Youngstown Ohio and far left identified as Phyllis Korten

Ponderosa cottage Opinicon Hotel 1944
Opinicon Living Room 1944

Opinicon Hotel Living Room 1944 - Don Jarrett the owner by the door

Opinicon Living Room 1944
Ken Bedore guiding a fishing party 1944

Photo of Ken Bedore, a Chaffey's fishing guide with a fishing party 1944

Ken Bedore guiding a fishing party 1944
Opinicon Club advertising 1907

Opinicon Club advertising 1907 (note spelling of Opinicon as Opinacon). Cliff Pennock photos

Opinicon Club advertising 1907
Woman feeding chickens near Elgin c.1905

Woman feeding chickens on farm near Elgin c.1905. Photo by Cliff Pennock

Woman feeding chickens near Elgin c.1905
Storekeeper (tentatively identified as J.R. Dargavel) in front of general store in Elgin c.1905

Tentatively identifed as J.R. Dargavel but definitely a storekeeper in Elgin c.1905.

Storekeeper (tentatively identified as J.R. Dargavel) in front of general store in Elgin c.1905
St. Paul's Anglican Church Elgin 1907

St. Paul's Anglican Church was opened in Elgin in 1905 with assistance from the Dargavel family. James Stanton did the beautiful woodwork inside the ...

St. Paul's Anglican Church Elgin 1907
Receipt for South Crosby Rural Telephone Company c.1911

Receipt for the South Crosby Rural Telephone Company 1911 signed by J.S. Dargavel

Receipt for South Crosby Rural Telephone Company c.1911
Merchant's Bank of Elgin c.1907

Merchants Bank of Elgin c1907. Photo by Cliff Pennock.

Merchant's Bank of Elgin c.1907
Elgin mother and child c.1905

Unidentified Elgin mother and child c.1905 Cliff Pennock photograph

Elgin mother and child c.1905
Elgin house c.1905

Unidentified Elgin house c.1905. Photo by Clifford Pennock

Elgin house c.1905
Elgin Empire Hotel c.1905

The Elgin Empire Hotel was built in 1855 and continued as a business until the late 1890s. The Fahey family were among the long-time owners from ...

Elgin Empire Hotel c.1905
Elgin family c.1905

Elgin family c.1905. PHoto by Clifford Pennock.

Elgin family c.1905
Doorway of South Crosby Community Hall c.1985

The South Crosby Community Hall was constructed in 1873 to house council chambers and provide a place for community groups and events. James Halladay ...

Doorway of South Crosby Community Hall c.1985
Elgin father and child c1905

Elgin father and child .c1905 Photo by Clifford Pennock.

Elgin father and child c1905
Elgin Bakery Wagon c.1905

Elgin Bakery wagon c.1905. Photo taken by Clifford Pennock

Elgin Bakery Wagon c.1905
Elgin Hotel and Dargavel General Store c.1907

Elgin Hotel and Dargavel General Store in Elgin c.1905

Elgin Hotel and Dargavel General Store c.1907
Earl's sugarbush near Elgin c.1907

Earl's sugarbush near Elgin c.1907. Photo by Cliff Pennock.

Earl's sugarbush near Elgin c.1907
Earl's sugar bush near Elgin c.1907

Earl's sugarbush near Elgin c1907. Photo by Elgin photographer Cliff Pennock.

Earl's sugar bush near Elgin c.1907

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