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  • Library Nearing Completion, Blind River 1977
    Library Nearing Completion, Blind River 1977
    textimage  September 27, 1977     This is a brief clipping and photo from September 27, 1977 regarding the completion of construction to enlarge the library building. It also provides information about where the money came from to undertake the project.
    textimage  September 27, 1977   This is a brief clipping and photo from September 27, 1977 regarding the completion of construction to enlarge the library building. It also provides information about where the money came ...
    Blind River Public Library
  • Eddie Bros Lumber Camp, Blind River, Circa 1900
    Eddie Bros Lumber Camp, Blind River, Circa 1900
    image  circa 1900,     "Harry Peters, Blind River" is written in the lower right corner of the matting.
    image  circa 1900,   "Harry Peters, Blind River" is written in the lower right corner of the matting.
    Huron Shores Museum
  • Group Of Men At Eddie Bros Lumber Camp, Blind River, Circa 1920
    Group Of Men At Eddie Bros Lumber Camp, Blind River, Circa 1920
    imagemystery  circa 1920,     "Harry Peters Blind River" is written in the lower right corner of the matting.
    imagemystery  circa 1920,   "Harry Peters Blind River" is written in the lower right corner of the matting.
    Huron Shores Museum
  • Group Of Horses At Eddie Bros Lumber Camp, Blind River, Circa 1920
    Group Of Horses At Eddie Bros Lumber Camp, Blind River, Circa 1920
    imagemystery  circa 1920,     Joe Le Page is pictured coming out of the building at the back of the photograph.
    imagemystery  circa 1920,   Joe Le Page is pictured coming out of the building at the back of the photograph.
    Huron Shores Museum
  • Cook Brothers Lumber Camp, Blind River, Newspaper Clipping
    Cook Brothers Lumber Camp, Blind River, Newspaper Clipping
    textimagemystery  1960,     A newspaper clipping which features a black and white photograph of a group of men at the Cook Brothers Lumber Camp in Spragge.The image shows a number of men in work attire, three men wearing white aprons, horses, and various camp buildings. Some of the men are pictured holding snowshoes.
    textimagemystery  1960,   A newspaper clipping which features a black and white photograph of a group of men at the Cook Brothers Lumber Camp in Spragge.The image shows a number of men in ...
    Huron Shores Museum
  • Dr.Mrs. Burd, Blind River 1898 - 1936
    Dr.Mrs. Burd, Blind River 1898 - 1936
    textimage  July 23, 1997,     This is a one page article written about Dr.Mrs. Burd who settled in Blind River in 1898. Mrs. Burd was the first librarian when the library opened in 1926.
    textimage  July 23, 1997,   This is a one page article written about Dr.Mrs. Burd who settled in Blind River in 1898. Mrs. Burd was the first librarian when the library opened in 1926.
    Blind River Public Library
  • Blind River Mill in Colour, Circa 1940
    Blind River Mill in Colour, Circa 1940
    imagemysterycomment  Circa 1940,     This mill was once the largest white pine mill east of the rockies. More information about the logging days of this area can be found in the book Logging Days in Blind River by Carl Kauffmann, available at the Timber Village Museum.
    imagemysterycomment  Circa 1940,   This mill was once the largest white pine mill east of the rockies. More information about the logging days of this area can be found in the book Logging Days ...
    Timber Village Museum
  • Photo of Joseph Briere (Sculptor)
    Photo of Joseph Briere (Sculptor)
    image  Circa 1955     A black and white photo of wood sculptor Joseph Briere in his kitchen. With a replica of a "brag load".
    image  Circa 1955   A black and white photo of wood sculptor Joseph Briere in his kitchen. With a replica of a "brag load".
    Timber Village Museum
  • Wooden Snowshoes Used For Hunting.
    Wooden Snowshoes Used For Hunting.
    image       These are handmade wooden snowshoes that were used for winter hunting. These snowshoes are very unusual in both style and construction with their basically rectangular shape versus the more traditional styles. Leather bindings held the shoe onto a boot of some type.
    image     These are handmade wooden snowshoes that were used for winter hunting. These snowshoes are very unusual in both style and construction with their basically rectangular shape versus the more traditional ...
    Timber Village Museum
  • Allen-McLean Wedding, Blind River - 1952
    Allen-McLean Wedding, Blind River - 1952
    imagetext  October 1952     A photo taken on the occasion of the wedding of Mary McLean and Harvey J. Allen September 30th, 1952 along with part of the article that accompanied it in the Sault Daily Star.
    imagetext  October 1952   A photo taken on the occasion of the wedding of Mary McLean and Harvey J. Allen September 30th, 1952 along with part of the article that accompanied it in the ...
    Huron Shores Museum
  • Blind River Mill, Aerial, Circa 1930
    Blind River Mill, Aerial, Circa 1930
    image  Circa 1930     The Blind River Mill was sold by J.J McFadden to Carpenter-Hixon out of Minnesota in 1926. Carpenter-Hixon invested $3.5 million dollars and turned it into the largest white pine mill in the world and the largest mill in Canada east of the Rockies. At its peak it boasted a staff ...
    image  Circa 1930   The Blind River Mill was sold by J.J McFadden to Carpenter-Hixon out of Minnesota in 1926. Carpenter-Hixon invested $3.5 million dollars and turned it into the largest white pine mill ...
    Timber Village Museum
  • Monitoring Group Closer To Reality - The Standard, 1981
    Monitoring Group Closer To Reality - The Standard, 1981
    textimage  March 20, 1981     In March of 1981 the Blind River council was attempting to establish a committee to monitor the Eldorado Plant operations. Some of the issues to be resolved were funding, access to information and the site, salaries or lack thereof for committee members and other things.
    textimage  March 20, 1981   In March of 1981 the Blind River council was attempting to establish a committee to monitor the Eldorado Plant operations. Some of the issues to be resolved were funding, access ...
    Blind River Public Library
  • Uranium Refinerys Critics Distort Story Dakers Says - The Standard, 1981
    Uranium Refinerys Critics Distort Story Dakers Says - The Standard, 1981
    textimage  May 15, 1981     This short listing of facts about the Eldorado plant came from an interview with the Vice President in charge of refining, where he talked about emissions from the plant, their financing and the distortions anti nuclear groups have put into the public view.
    textimage  May 15, 1981   This short listing of facts about the Eldorado plant came from an interview with the Vice President in charge of refining, where he talked about emissions from the plant, their ...
    Blind River Public Library
  • This is Blind River, Circa 1982
    This is Blind River, Circa 1982
    textimagemystery  Circa 1982     The cover shows a portion of Woodward Avenue and an insert photo of a log building with a "Blind River Welcomes You" sign overhead. This building was the first tourism info booth which was located originally behind Woodward Avenue beside the river (behind the current RBC Royal Bank). It was ...
    textimagemystery  Circa 1982   The cover shows a portion of Woodward Avenue and an insert photo of a log building with a "Blind River Welcomes You" sign overhead. This building was the first tourism ...
    Timber Village Museum
  • A Study of Blind River Ontario, 1974-1975
    A Study of Blind River Ontario, 1974-1975
    textimage  1974-75     This study was conducted over two summers by nine different students. It was sponsored by the Opportunities for Youth Program.
    textimage  1974-75   This study was conducted over two summers by nine different students. It was sponsored by the Opportunities for Youth Program.
    Blind River Public Library
  • Sky's The Limit For Young Blind River Pilot, 2002
    Sky's The Limit For Young Blind River Pilot, 2002
    textimagemystery  Rocco Frangione, Sky's The Limit For Young Blind River Pilot, 2002, "Sky's The Limit For Young Blind River Pilot, 2002," The Sault Star, October 1, 2002, Section A, p. 10     This article is about 17 year old Luc Rouillard's accomplishment in achieving his power engine pilot's license. The article includes information about Luc's aviation interest, participation in Air Cadet programs, the training courses required to achieve his license and his hopes of becoming a military pilot in the future.
    textimagemystery  Rocco Frangione, Sky's The Limit For Young Blind River Pilot, 2002, "Sky's The Limit For Young Blind River Pilot, 2002," The Sault Star, October 1, 2002, Section A, p. 10   This article is about 17 year old Luc Rouillard's accomplishment in achieving his power engine pilot's license. The article includes information about Luc's aviation interest, participation in Air Cadet programs, ...
    Blind River Public Library
  • Mission Accomplished As Blind River Runner Completes Boston Marathon, 2002
    Mission Accomplished As Blind River Runner Completes Boston Marathon, 2002
    textimage  Rocco Frangione, Mission Accomplished As Blind River Runner Completes Boston Marathon, 2002, "Mission Accomplished As Blind River Runner Completes Boston Marathon, 2002," The Sault Star, April 14, 2002     This article is about local physed teacher Brenda Guitard realizing her goal of running the Boston Marathon. Information about her training and the Boston experience are also included.
    textimage  Rocco Frangione, Mission Accomplished As Blind River Runner Completes Boston Marathon, 2002, "Mission Accomplished As Blind River Runner Completes Boston Marathon, 2002," The Sault Star, April 14, 2002   This article is about local physed teacher Brenda Guitard realizing her goal of running the Boston Marathon. Information about her training and the Boston experience are also included.
    Blind River Public Library
  • Blind River's Deschamp Tees Off At Western Michigan, 2002
    Blind River's Deschamp Tees Off At Western Michigan, 2002
    textimagemystery  Bill Montague, Blind River's Deschamp Tees Off At Western Michigan, 2002, "Blind River's Deschamp Tees Off At Western Michigan, 2002," The Sault Star, December 5, 2002, Section A, p. 8     A black and white photo of Erica accompanies this article.
    textimagemystery  Bill Montague, Blind River's Deschamp Tees Off At Western Michigan, 2002, "Blind River's Deschamp Tees Off At Western Michigan, 2002," The Sault Star, December 5, 2002, Section A, p. 8   A black and white photo of Erica accompanies this article.
    Blind River Public Library
  • Clearing the Roads, Blind River, The Standard, 1997
    Clearing the Roads, Blind River, The Standard, 1997
    textimage  March 12, 1997, p. 11, p. 11     The author accompanied Blind River Town operator Pierre Trudel on one of his shifts to gain a better appreciation of this important job.
    textimage  March 12, 1997, p. 11, p. 11   The author accompanied Blind River Town operator Pierre Trudel on one of his shifts to gain a better appreciation of this important job.
    Blind River Public Library
  • Muriel's Dream, Blind River, The Standard, 1995
    Muriel's Dream, Blind River, The Standard, 1995
    textimage  June 28, 1995, p. 16, p. 16     A black and white photo of Slamet Sukri, the school's 15 year old sponsored child accompanies the article.
    textimage  June 28, 1995, p. 16, p. 16   A black and white photo of Slamet Sukri, the school's 15 year old sponsored child accompanies the article.
    Blind River Public Library
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