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  • Trans Continental Railway - Piling Rocks
    Trans Continental Railway - Piling Rocks
    image       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.
    image     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 ...
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  • Clearing the Rock Cut
    Clearing the Rock Cut
    image  circa 1900     Workers and horses pose for a photo during the clearing of a rock cut near Kenora, Ontario during the early 1900s.
    image  circa 1900   Workers and horses pose for a photo during the clearing of a rock cut near Kenora, Ontario during the early 1900s.
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  • Jachetta Work Gang
    Jachetta Work Gang
    image       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 ...
    image     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 ...
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  • Campbell Island Miners at Richard Lake
    Campbell Island Miners at Richard Lake
    imagemystery  1951,     Description taken from back of photo-author unknown.
    imagemystery  1951,   Description taken from back of photo-author unknown.
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  • Bertha Longy, Kenora
    Bertha Longy, Kenora
    imagemystery       Bertha Longy, of Kenora, holding a fox.
    imagemystery     Bertha Longy, of Kenora, holding a fox.
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  • Bertha Longy of Kenora
    Bertha Longy of Kenora
    image       Photo of Bertha Longy of Kenora, December 1928.
    image     Photo of Bertha Longy of Kenora, December 1928.
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  • Horace Young and Perry Waugh of Wendigo Mines
    Horace Young and Perry Waugh of Wendigo Mines
    image  1939,     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.
    image  1939,   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 ...
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  • Voyageur Route Highway
    Voyageur Route Highway
    image       Donation by Alma Trush
    image     Donation by Alma Trush
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  • Miner's Licence given to Barbara Machin
    Miner's Licence given to Barbara Machin
    image  1932,     Miner's Licence given to Barbara Machin, 1932, Kenora, Ontario.
    image  1932,   Miner's Licence given to Barbara Machin, 1932, Kenora, Ontario.
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  • T.C.R. Construction - Steam Shovel Loading the Boxcars
    T.C.R. Construction - Steam Shovel Loading the Boxcars
    imagecomment       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, ...
    imagecomment     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 ...
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  • Steam Locomotive
    Steam Locomotive
    imagecomment  ~1905,     The steam locomotive in this Linde photo, was probably used to push materials in the construction of the Trans Continental Railway in Northwestern Ontario.
    imagecomment  ~1905,   The steam locomotive in this Linde photo, was probably used to push materials in the construction of the Trans Continental Railway in Northwestern Ontario.
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  • Home at Wendigo Gold Mines
    Home at Wendigo Gold Mines
    imagemysterycomment  1936,     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.
    imagemysterycomment  1936,   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 ...
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  • Cruise Ship on Lake of the Woods
    Cruise Ship on Lake of the Woods
    image       Postcard of a cruise ship traveling along Lake of the Woods, near Kenora.
    image     Postcard of a cruise ship traveling along Lake of the Woods, near Kenora.
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  • Huskie the Muskie
    Huskie the Muskie
    image       Postcard showing Kenora's McLeod Park and its monument of Huskie the Muskie.
    image     Postcard showing Kenora's McLeod Park and its monument of Huskie the Muskie.
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  • Kenora Cityscape
    Kenora Cityscape
    image       Postcard of an aerial view of Kenora, Ontario.
    image     Postcard of an aerial view of Kenora, Ontario.
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  • Portable Sawmill, Kenora, ON
    Portable Sawmill, Kenora, ON
    image  c. February 1953     IHC catalogue number: 2512-53-[?]
    image  c. February 1953   IHC catalogue number: 2512-53-[?]
    University of Guelph Library Digital Collections
  • Crawler Tractor Loading Logs, Kenora, ON
    Crawler Tractor Loading Logs, Kenora, ON
    image       IHC catalogue number: 2514
    image     IHC catalogue number: 2514
    University of Guelph Library Digital Collections
  • Crawler Tractor Loading Logs, Kenora, ON
    Crawler Tractor Loading Logs, Kenora, ON
    imagemystery  c. February 1953     The equipment in this photo belonged to W.H. Marr Limited. IHC catalogue number: 2521. Alternate view taken, but not scanned. IHC catalogue number: 2514.
    imagemystery  c. February 1953   The equipment in this photo belonged to W.H. Marr Limited. IHC catalogue number: 2521. Alternate view taken, but not scanned. IHC catalogue number: 2514.
    University of Guelph Library Digital Collections
  • Steam Locomotive Unloading Ballast
    Steam Locomotive Unloading Ballast
    image  ~1900     To bridge the gap between rivers, or to create a solid road bed for the rail, a great amount of ballast was required in preparation for the tracks for the TransContinental Railway. At times, the 'track layers' were only ten miles behind the bridge makers on the line.
    image  ~1900   To bridge the gap between rivers, or to create a solid road bed for the rail, a great amount of ballast was required in preparation for the tracks for the ...
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  • Anderson and Johnson Contract - Wooden Trestle
    Anderson and Johnson Contract - Wooden Trestle
    image       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 ...
    image     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 ...
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