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  • Barn Raising, South River Area, 1925
    Barn Raising, South River Area, 1925
    image  1925     This farm is now the Wilf McLaren farm. Some of the men pictured are: Rodger Roberts, Ed Russell, Henry Erven, Ed Sohm, Bert Sohm, Jack Ralston, Bill Hanson, Tom Bottomly, George Leighton, and Sam Scarlett.
    image  1925   This farm is now the Wilf McLaren farm. Some of the men pictured are: Rodger Roberts, Ed Russell, Henry Erven, Ed Sohm, Bert Sohm, Jack Ralston, Bill Hanson, Tom Bottomly, ...
    South River - Machar Union PL
  • Group at Gordon Lake Achievement Day, 1952
    Group at Gordon Lake Achievement Day, 1952
    imagemystery  June 1952     Notes accompanying the photo read: "June 1952 - Gordon Lake Achievement Day"
    imagemystery  June 1952   Notes accompanying the photo read: "June 1952 - Gordon Lake Achievement Day"
    Thessalon Union Public Library
  • Lands and Forest Safety Award, 1969
    Lands and Forest Safety Award, 1969
    image  Circa 1969     Notes accompanying the photo read " Reginald Seabrook of the Department of Lands and Forest, received an award in the form of a plaque and a jacket... from Bill Forman, forest protection supervisor."Mr.Seabrook reportedly escaped potentially fatal injuries because he had been wearing the proper protective hard hat when he ...
    image  Circa 1969   Notes accompanying the photo read " Reginald Seabrook of the Department of Lands and Forest, received an award in the form of a plaque and a jacket... from Bill Forman, ...
    Thessalon Union Public Library
  • Mrs. Owens and Daughters, 1968
    Mrs. Owens and Daughters, 1968
    image  1968     Pictured: Mrs. Ownen with her daughters - Mrs. Lincoln Ray, Mrs. Gordon Mathewson, and Mrs. Reginald Seabrook.
    image  1968   Pictured: Mrs. Ownen with her daughters - Mrs. Lincoln Ray, Mrs. Gordon Mathewson, and Mrs. Reginald Seabrook.
    Thessalon Union Public Library
  • Jacob Cochenour's War Loss Claim, 1841
    Jacob Cochenour's War Loss Claim, 1841
    imagetext  16 August 1841,     Jacob Cochenour was an early settler of Bullock's Corners in the Township of West Flamborough. His father, Jacob Cochenour Sr., was an American who settled in this area in 1785 on 200 acres of Crown Land along the Spencer Creek.
    imagetext  16 August 1841,   Jacob Cochenour was an early settler of Bullock's Corners in the Township of West Flamborough. His father, Jacob Cochenour Sr., was an American who settled in this area in 1785 ...
    Brock University Archives
    1812 History
  • Paper mill powerhouse
    Paper mill powerhouse
    image  2004,     #2 generator in the powerhouse.
    image  2004,   #2 generator in the powerhouse.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Historic covered coal conveyor belt
    Historic covered coal conveyor belt
    image  2004,     According to Abitibi records, in May 1950, two 60,000 lb./hr. 300 PSI (pounds per square inch) pieces of equipment were installed. In the same period, a new 50-ton per hour coal handling system was put into operation.
    image  2004,   According to Abitibi records, in May 1950, two 60,000 lb./hr. 300 PSI (pounds per square inch) pieces of equipment were installed. In the same period, a new 50-ton per hour ...
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Inondation de la Rivière Sturgeon c. 1979 / Bottle-neck at Canadian Pacific Railway bridge held up Sturgeon River flow in 1979 flood.
    Inondation de la Rivière Sturgeon c. 1979 / Bottle-neck at Canadian Pacific Railway bridge held up Sturgeon River flow in 1979 flood.
    image  Spring 2011,     The Abitibi company widened this chasm in the Sturgeon River to let the annual spring freshet waters of the river flow to Lake Nipissing following the ravaging 1979. The widening of the Sturgeon River rock-cut under the Canadian Pacific Railway bridge lessened yearly flood conditions for the Abitibi mill.
    image  Spring 2011,   The Abitibi company widened this chasm in the Sturgeon River to let the annual spring freshet waters of the river flow to Lake Nipissing following the ravaging 1979. The widening ...
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Main Weyerhaeuser Office Laboratory
    Main Weyerhaeuser Office Laboratory
    image  2004,     Main office laboratory
    image  2004,   Main office laboratory
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • The 1979 Sturgeon River flood at the Abitibi mill.
    The 1979 Sturgeon River flood at the Abitibi mill.
    image  Spring of 1979,     The flow in the Sturgeon River during its height on May 1, 1979 was recorded by Ontario as being the maximum flow ever in the river which means it was a one in 300 year flood which destroyed the Field village and took away the Crystal Falls bridge.
    image  Spring of 1979,   The flow in the Sturgeon River during its height on May 1, 1979 was recorded by Ontario as being the maximum flow ever in the river which means it was ...
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Paper Machine Winder
    Paper Machine Winder
    image  2004,     Paper was weighed and stamped with this equipment (notice weigh scale) in the front of the photo.
    image  2004,   Paper was weighed and stamped with this equipment (notice weigh scale) in the front of the photo.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Electrical panel for the Weyerhaeuser paper machines at Sturgeon Falls, ON mill.
    Electrical panel for the Weyerhaeuser paper machines at Sturgeon Falls, ON mill.
    image  2002,     Electrical panel
    image  2002,   Electrical panel
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Environmental abatement was carried out in 2004 at the Weyerhaeuser site
    Environmental abatement was carried out in 2004 at the Weyerhaeuser site
    image  2004,     Environmental abatement was carried out in 2004 at the Weyerhaeuser site. The mill site was cleaned up from June to December of 2004.
    image  2004,   Environmental abatement was carried out in 2004 at the Weyerhaeuser site. The mill site was cleaned up from June to December of 2004.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Poste de garde-forestiers à Field sur la rue Larocque. / LandsForest hose drying tower on Larocque c.1930
    Poste de garde-forestiers à Field sur la rue Larocque. / LandsForest hose drying tower on Larocque c.1930
    imagemystery  1930,     Alfred Walter Jackson, a WWI veteran, moved to Field in 1934 as Chief Ranger of the Department of Lands and Forest operations where he worked until 1965. In summer, he was responsible for fire towers at Island Lake, Silver Creek, Tilden Lake and a crew offour at Rangers Point Station ...
    imagemystery  1930,   Alfred Walter Jackson, a WWI veteran, moved to Field in 1934 as Chief Ranger of the Department of Lands and Forest operations where he worked until 1965. In summer, he ...
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Traîneau-réservoir servant au glaçage des chemins de alage, chantier J.B. Smith. Endroit non-identifié. / A water container on sled helped lumberjacks make ice roads in the winter to move around the forest
    Traîneau-réservoir servant au glaçage des chemins de alage, chantier J.B. Smith. Endroit non-identifié. / A water container on sled helped lumberjacks make ice roads in the winter to move around the forest
    image  1940s,     Traîneau-réservoir servant au glaçage des chemins de alage, chantier J.B. Smith. Endroit non-identifié. / A water container on sled helped lumberjacks make ice roads in the winter to move around the forest
    image  1940s,   Traîneau-réservoir servant au glaçage des chemins de alage, chantier J.B. Smith. Endroit non-identifié. / A water container on sled helped lumberjacks make ice roads in the winter to move around ...
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Ford ModelA muni de patin pour l'hiver. Immatriculé 1930. Non-identifié. / Car on skis on logging trail.
    Ford ModelA muni de patin pour l'hiver. Immatriculé 1930. Non-identifié. / Car on skis on logging trail.
    imagemystery  1930,     Ford Model A muni de patins pour l'hiver. Immatriculé 1930. Non-identifié. / Car on skis on logging trail.
    imagemystery  1930,   Ford Model A muni de patins pour l'hiver. Immatriculé 1930. Non-identifié. / Car on skis on logging trail.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • A Ford Model T with a "Snowmobile attachment" could go anywhere in winter.
    A Ford Model T with a "Snowmobile attachment" could go anywhere in winter.
    imagemystery  1917,     A Ford Model T with a "Snowmobile attachment" could go anywhere in winter. The only person identified (on the far left) is Bill Setchell, supervisor of operations for the J.B. Smith company in Field. The other fashionable men were not identified.
    imagemystery  1917,   A Ford Model T with a "Snowmobile attachment" could go anywhere in winter. The only person identified (on the far left) is Bill Setchell, supervisor of operations for the J.B. ...
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • Gare Canadien Nationale et scierie Field Lumber /  Field Lumber mill and the Canadian National Railway station.
    Gare Canadien Nationale et scierie Field Lumber / Field Lumber mill and the Canadian National Railway station.
    image  1940s,     Both the mill and the railway were mandatory for the success of the community of Field over 75 years.
    image  1940s,   Both the mill and the railway were mandatory for the success of the community of Field over 75 years.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • 1951 log jam on the Sturgeon River at the Abitibi mill
    1951 log jam on the Sturgeon River at the Abitibi mill
    image  14 April 1951,     This photo was taken above the Abitibi dams. Once the logs were released they floated down the Sturgeon River where they were boomed up in Lake Nipissing. Tugs towed the logs to the J.B.Smith mill in Calendar.
    image  14 April 1951,   This photo was taken above the Abitibi dams. Once the logs were released they floated down the Sturgeon River where they were boomed up in Lake Nipissing. Tugs towed the ...
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
  • May 1979 flood raised the Sturgeon River 19 feet above normal.
    May 1979 flood raised the Sturgeon River 19 feet above normal.
    image  May 1979,     From late April into May 1979, the Sturgeon River rampage affected many communities including: Caldwell, Crystal Falls, Field, Sturgeon Falls, Springer Township and the Nipissing First Nation territory.
    image  May 1979,   From late April into May 1979, the Sturgeon River rampage affected many communities including: Caldwell, Crystal Falls, Field, Sturgeon Falls, Springer Township and the Nipissing First Nation territory.
    Société historique de Nipissing Ouest
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