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Then & Now - The Blule Mountains
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Kolapore Hunt Club, 1950

Kolapore Hunt Club, 1950

Twelve men before 13 deer and 2 dogs. Back row: Sandy Sanderson, Harry Porteus, Ed Fryer, Jack Royal, Fred Smith, William Bannerman. Front: Harold Freethy, Henry McAteer, John McAteer, Stewart Gardiner, Frank Dobson, Bill McAteer. This photograph was taken at Cooper's lumber yard and mill.


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Peter Stoutenburg at the Johnston & White Sawmill in Kolapore

Peter Stoutenburg at the Johnston & White Sawmill in Kolapore

Peter Stoutenburg, Tom White and Wilfred Wilson at Tom White's farm. A team of horses hauling logs a mill on winter sled.


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Johnston & White Sawmill, Kolapore

Johnston & White Sawmill, Kolapore

The Johnston and White Sawmill was on Lot 5, Concession 8, on the east side of Grey Road 2, just south of the Kolapore Church near the current Hunt Club.

Burton Carefoot is standing on the wagon by the mill on the left. He was 10-years-old and earned $8 a month helping out.


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Truck for hauling lumber

Truck for hauling lumber

Truck used to haul lumber from Kolapore sawmills to the lumberyard in Collingwood.


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Flume at the Kolapore Dam

Flume at the Kolapore Dam

Clara Short, Agnes Collins and her sons Gordon and Aubrey at the flume. The flume stretched from the Kolapore dam to the sawmill owned by Charlie Collins.


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