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  • Shuttle Train at the Standard Chemical Company, South River, circa 1920
    Shuttle Train at the Standard Chemical Company, South River, circa 1920
    imagemysterycomment  circa 1920,     "Small shuttle train used to move staff around in the yard."
    imagemysterycomment  circa 1920,   "Small shuttle train used to move staff around in the yard."
    South River - Machar Union PL
  • "Hauling Birch" Postcard, South River, circa 1920
    "Hauling Birch" Postcard, South River, circa 1920
    imagemysterycomment  circa 1920,     On the front - "Hauling Birch South River Ont" On the back "here is the kind of horse is up here do you think it is a nice one."
    imagemysterycomment  circa 1920,   On the front - "Hauling Birch South River Ont" On the back "here is the kind of horse is up here do you think it is a nice one."
    South River - Machar Union PL
  • South River Lumber Mill and Mercantile Mill, circa 1903
    South River Lumber Mill and Mercantile Mill, circa 1903
    imagecomment  circa 1903,     Black and white photograph of a lumber camp across the river from a lumber mill. There is a railroad bridge on the left side and a normal bridge on the right. The left side of the lumber mill has smoke rising from it, while on the right side is the ...
    imagecomment  circa 1903,   Black and white photograph of a lumber camp across the river from a lumber mill. There is a railroad bridge on the left side and a normal bridge on the ...
    South River - Machar Union PL
  • Two Horses Pulling Sleigh of Fire Wood
    Two Horses Pulling Sleigh of Fire Wood
    imagemysterycomment  circa 1900,     On the sleigh are thirteen cords of wood. This is believed to be the largest load ever brought into South River.
    imagemysterycomment  circa 1900,   On the sleigh are thirteen cords of wood. This is believed to be the largest load ever brought into South River.
    South River - Machar Union PL
  • Log Drive, Knoephli Rapids, Magnetawan River, circa 1920
    Log Drive, Knoephli Rapids, Magnetawan River, circa 1920
    imagecomment  circa 1920,     On the back of the photograph, "Log Drive Knoephli Rapids Magnetawan River, Hwy 124 1920 +-, See the Concrete Post on old Bridge, also people, old cars", handwritten with pen.
    imagecomment  circa 1920,   On the back of the photograph, "Log Drive Knoephli Rapids Magnetawan River, Hwy 124 1920 +-, See the Concrete Post on old Bridge, also people, old cars", handwritten with pen.
    Whitestone-Hagerman Memorial PL
  • Walter Frost on Log Sled, 1944
    Walter Frost on Log Sled, 1944
    imagemystery  1944,     Hand written on the back: "log load Walter Frost 1944""18 Walter Frost on load of logs-1944"
    imagemystery  1944,   Hand written on the back: "log load Walter Frost 1944""18 Walter Frost on load of logs-1944"
    Sundridge - Strong Union PL
  • Seibers Lumber Mill, 1942
    Seibers Lumber Mill, 1942
    image  1942,     Hand written on the back: "log dump Seiberes mill 1942 (Frost) 101"
    image  1942,   Hand written on the back: "log dump Seiberes mill 1942 (Frost) 101"
    Sundridge - Strong Union PL
  • Horse and Cutter
    Horse and Cutter
    imagemystery  2002     Black and white photograph of three groups of horse drawn sleighs. These sleigh are pulling sleds through a snow covered path in the forest. These sleighs are pulling loads of wood back to the lumber camp. Each of the sleighs is being pulled by two horses.
    imagemystery  2002   Black and white photograph of three groups of horse drawn sleighs. These sleigh are pulling sleds through a snow covered path in the forest. These sleighs are pulling loads of ...
    Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Union PL
  • Loggers in Burk's Falls, circa 1910
    Loggers in Burk's Falls, circa 1910
    image  2002     Black and white photograph of a group of lumberjacks in the woods. On the left there is a man standing on a large log. In the middle are two men standing behind the log. In the background there is a man standing by a partly cut tree. Two of the ...
    image  2002   Black and white photograph of a group of lumberjacks in the woods. On the left there is a man standing on a large log. In the middle are two men ...
    Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Union PL
  • Four Men on Logs with the Tugboat Emulator, circa 1900
    Four Men on Logs with the Tugboat Emulator, circa 1900
    imagemystery  2002     On the side of the boat "Em...tor" is painted in on the side of tug in white.
    imagemystery  2002   On the side of the boat "Em...tor" is painted in on the side of tug in white.
    Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Union PL
  • Loading a Logging Sleigh at Marsden's, circa 1930
    Loading a Logging Sleigh at Marsden's, circa 1930
    image  2002     Black and white photograph of a large sled being loaded with large branches. The branches are being used as ramps and the logs are rolled up by three loggers. The photo was taken in the winter in a forest.
    image  2002   Black and white photograph of a large sled being loaded with large branches. The branches are being used as ramps and the logs are rolled up by three loggers. The ...
    Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Union PL
  • Logs being put in the River, circa 1930
    Logs being put in the River, circa 1930
    image  2002     Black and white photograph of a group lumberjacks standing on a log boom on the river. These men are waiting for a tugboat to pick up the log boom. On the left of the photo there is a cabin on a barge where the loggers live while they are working.
    image  2002   Black and white photograph of a group lumberjacks standing on a log boom on the river. These men are waiting for a tugboat to pick up the log boom. On ...
    Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Union PL
  • Lumber Camp in the distance, circa 1930
    Lumber Camp in the distance, circa 1930
    image  2002     Black and white photograph of a Burk's Falls area lumber camp in the winter off in the distance behind some trees. The buildings in the camp would include: stables, mess, barracks, barns, workshops, etc. There is snow on the ground in the forest where the picture was taken.
    image  2002   Black and white photograph of a Burk's Falls area lumber camp in the winter off in the distance behind some trees. The buildings in the camp would include: stables, mess, ...
    Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Union PL
  • Group of Loggers on a Building, circa 1930
    Group of Loggers on a Building, circa 1930
    imagemystery  2002     Black and white group photograph of loggers at one of buildings at the lumber camps. The men are arranged in three rows. The front row of men are on the ground, the middle row of men are sitting on the low roof of the building, and the men in the ...
    imagemystery  2002   Black and white group photograph of loggers at one of buildings at the lumber camps. The men are arranged in three rows. The front row of men are on the ...
    Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Union PL
  • Road Running Through Large Piles of Logs, circa 1930
    Road Running Through Large Piles of Logs, circa 1930
    image  2002     Black and white photograph of a road running through large stacks of snow covered logs in the winter. There are no people in the picture and there is a forest in the background. This is likely the log dump at the lumber camp near Burk's Falls.
    image  2002   Black and white photograph of a road running through large stacks of snow covered logs in the winter. There are no people in the picture and there is a forest ...
    Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Union PL
  • Lumberyard, Burk's Falls, circa 1950
    Lumberyard, Burk's Falls, circa 1950
    image  2002     Black and white photograph of a lumberyard in the village of Burk's Falls. From this distance it looks like a shanty town. These are actually towers of finished lumber. In the foreground is a set of train tracks and railroad cars to transport the lumber away.
    image  2002   Black and white photograph of a lumberyard in the village of Burk's Falls. From this distance it looks like a shanty town. These are actually towers of finished lumber. In ...
    Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Union PL
  • Lumberyard Across from the Burk's Falls Wharf, circa 1920
    Lumberyard Across from the Burk's Falls Wharf, circa 1920
    image  2003     Black and white photograph of a lumber yard across from the Burk's Falls wharf. It is likely the Knight Brother's Lumberyard. There is a set of railroad tracks running through the yard. In the wharf there is a boat at dock.
    image  2003   Black and white photograph of a lumber yard across from the Burk's Falls wharf. It is likely the Knight Brother's Lumberyard. There is a set of railroad tracks running through ...
    Burk's Falls, Armour & Ryerson Union PL
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