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  • Moving the steam yacht Naiad through Bracebridge, 1940s
    Moving the steam yacht Naiad through Bracebridge, 1940s
    Image       The steam yacht Naiad, formerly owned by Senator William Eli Sanford and later his family, is being moved from Gravenhurst Wharf through Bracebridge en route to Lake of Bays, for David Cameron Peck of Illinois during the 1940s.
    Image     The steam yacht Naiad, formerly owned by Senator William Eli Sanford and later his family, is being moved from Gravenhurst Wharf through Bracebridge en route to Lake of Bays, for ...
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  • Bracebridge Post Office with Clock Tower
    Bracebridge Post Office with Clock Tower
    Image       Constructed at the corner of Manitoba and Thomas (now Taylor Rd) Streets in 1914. The new clock was installed in 1915.
    Image     Constructed at the corner of Manitoba and Thomas (now Taylor Rd) Streets in 1914. The new clock was installed in 1915.
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  • Train wreck at Bracebridge 1906
    Train wreck at Bracebridge 1906
    Image       Photograph of the train wreck at Bracebridge train station on March 2 1906 when 2 freight trains collided. Considerable damage was done to the train station building. In the background is the Albion Hotel, known as the Railway Hotel when it was constructed in 1881. The hotel was demolished in ...
    Image     Photograph of the train wreck at Bracebridge train station on March 2 1906 when 2 freight trains collided. Considerable damage was done to the train station building. In the background ...
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  • Train wreck at Falkenburg 1929
    Train wreck at Falkenburg 1929
    Image       In the wee hours of the morning on February 20 1929 a southbound freight train, en route from North Bay,and loaded with 31 cars of pulpwood, derailed at Falkenburg. Three of the crew, all from Allendale, died.
    Image     In the wee hours of the morning on February 20 1929 a southbound freight train, en route from North Bay,and loaded with 31 cars of pulpwood, derailed at Falkenburg. Three ...
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  • Wiltown Lodge, Bracebridge.
    Wiltown Lodge, Bracebridge.
    Image       Wiltown Lodge, an impressive two and a half storey wooden building, was the home of William Towns and family. Mr. Towns was a prominent citizen of the town serving on the Board of Trade and as a member of the Oddfellows.
    Image     Wiltown Lodge, an impressive two and a half storey wooden building, was the home of William Towns and family. Mr. Towns was a prominent citizen of the town serving on ...
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  • Bracebridge Dairy milkman 1948
    Bracebridge Dairy milkman 1948
    Image       In 1947, Bracebridge Dairy took over Hammond's Dairy and a year later it still employed milkman Murray Anderson and horse "Queen" to deliver door to door.
    Image     In 1947, Bracebridge Dairy took over Hammond's Dairy and a year later it still employed milkman Murray Anderson and horse "Queen" to deliver door to door.
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  • Muskoka Foundry, Bracebridge
    Muskoka Foundry, Bracebridge
    Image       Muskoka Foundry was located in the large, brick building originally erected in 1903 for the Dominion Linen Mill in Bracebridge. Muskoka Foundry Ltd., operated by Mungo P. MacKay, moved to this building about 1917, advertising as "Engineers, Machinists, Iron and Brass Founders". They supplied machinery, parts and repairs to sawmills ...
    Image     Muskoka Foundry was located in the large, brick building originally erected in 1903 for the Dominion Linen Mill in Bracebridge. Muskoka Foundry Ltd., operated by Mungo P. MacKay, moved to ...
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  • Bracebridge Manitoba Street Fire 1908
    Bracebridge Manitoba Street Fire 1908
    Image       A serious fire broke out early Monday morning December 28th 1908 along the east side of Manitoba Street, destroying several businesses in the heart of downtown Bracebridge. Firefighters were hampered by ice forming due to the severe cold.
    Image     A serious fire broke out early Monday morning December 28th 1908 along the east side of Manitoba Street, destroying several businesses in the heart of downtown Bracebridge. Firefighters were hampered ...
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  • Royal Muskoka Hotel
    Royal Muskoka Hotel
    Image       The Royal Muskoka Hotel, completed in 1902, was the largest and grandest hotel in Muskoka, accomodating 350 guests on 130 acres. Built and operated by the Muskoka Lakes Navigation Company, it was extremely popular until the hard times of the 1930's. Sadly, it burned to the ground in May 1952.
    Image     The Royal Muskoka Hotel, completed in 1902, was the largest and grandest hotel in Muskoka, accomodating 350 guests on 130 acres. Built and operated by the Muskoka Lakes Navigation Company, ...
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  • Salle a manger, Royal Muskoka Hotel
    Salle a manger, Royal Muskoka Hotel
    Image       The dining room of the Royal Muskoka Hotel, the largest and grandest of the resort hotels in Muskoka.
    Image     The dining room of the Royal Muskoka Hotel, the largest and grandest of the resort hotels in Muskoka.
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  • Santa's Village Welcome Sign
    Santa's Village Welcome Sign
    Image       Santa's Village, which celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2015, was the result of the vision and hard work of a group of Bracebridge businessmen headed by banker, Yorke Murphy.
    Image     Santa's Village, which celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2015, was the result of the vision and hard work of a group of Bracebridge businessmen headed by banker, Yorke Murphy.
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  • Windermere House in the early days, Lake Rosseau.
    Windermere House in the early days, Lake Rosseau.
    Image       This photo was taken of Windermere House on Lake Rosseau in its early days before it expanded in 1902, adding a second tower. By the 1890s, the resort could accommodate 220 guests.
    Image     This photo was taken of Windermere House on Lake Rosseau in its early days before it expanded in 1902, adding a second tower. By the 1890s, the resort could accommodate ...
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  • Brown's Log Cabin garage, Bracebridge.
    Brown's Log Cabin garage, Bracebridge.
    Image       Brown's Log Cabin garage or service station was established by Bert Brown, the local British American Oil distributor. According to Bracebridge: an early settlement in Muskoka by Bob Petry, this business was located at the corner of Manitoba Street and Monck Hill, or the current Hwy 118 W.
    Image     Brown's Log Cabin garage or service station was established by Bert Brown, the local British American Oil distributor. According to Bracebridge: an early settlement in Muskoka by Bob Petry, this ...
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  • Brown's Log Cabin garage, Bracebridge.
    Brown's Log Cabin garage, Bracebridge.
    Image       Brown's Log Cabin Service station or garage, owned by Bert Brown, was situated at the corner of Manitoba St. and Hwy 118 West, the current site (2019) of Scotiabank plaza.
    Image     Brown's Log Cabin Service station or garage, owned by Bert Brown, was situated at the corner of Manitoba St. and Hwy 118 West, the current site (2019) of Scotiabank plaza.
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  • Hutchison's store, Bracebridge.
    Hutchison's store, Bracebridge.
    Image       The interior of Hutchison's grocery, flour and feed store, established in 1886 and located for many years on the east side of Manitoba Street in downtown Bracebridge.
    Image     The interior of Hutchison's grocery, flour and feed store, established in 1886 and located for many years on the east side of Manitoba Street in downtown Bracebridge.
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  • Ecclestone Hardware Christmas display, Bracebridge
    Ecclestone Hardware Christmas display, Bracebridge
    Image       An amazing array of Christmas gift suggestions displayed inside Ecclestone's Hardware store in Bracebridge. Possibly early 1900s.
    Image     An amazing array of Christmas gift suggestions displayed inside Ecclestone's Hardware store in Bracebridge. Possibly early 1900s.
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  • Christmas display at Fenn's hardware store, Bracebridge.
    Christmas display at Fenn's hardware store, Bracebridge.
    Image       An impressive display of items offered to Christmas shoppers at Fenn's hardware in Bracebridge. The display of oil lamps suggests the time prior to reliable electricity in town.
    Image     An impressive display of items offered to Christmas shoppers at Fenn's hardware in Bracebridge. The display of oil lamps suggests the time prior to reliable electricity in town.
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  • A Brag Load of firewood.
    A Brag Load of firewood.
    Image       This photo shows a very large load of firewood or cordwood, cut during the winter months to supply heat for homes in the early days. An arduous task necessary to survival.
    Image     This photo shows a very large load of firewood or cordwood, cut during the winter months to supply heat for homes in the early days. An arduous task necessary to ...
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  • Logging sleighs in winter.
    Logging sleighs in winter.
    Image       Logging sleighs such as these were used to transport logs to the mill or possibly to the river to be floated to the mill.
    Image     Logging sleighs such as these were used to transport logs to the mill or possibly to the river to be floated to the mill.
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  • Tennant sawmill, Bracebridge, Ont.
    Tennant sawmill, Bracebridge, Ont.
    Image       Tennant's sawmill, on the shores of the north branch of the Muskoka River in Bracebridge, was established on the former Hess Furniture site by George Tennant in 1909. It later became the site of Northern Planing Mills, then Northern Buildall.
    Image     Tennant's sawmill, on the shores of the north branch of the Muskoka River in Bracebridge, was established on the former Hess Furniture site by George Tennant in 1909. It later ...
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