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Load of Square Logs with Team of Horses

Load of Square Logs with Team of Horses

Charlie Collins is show in this picture at the back of the load of logs on a wagon drawn by a team of horses. Fred Cully is standing on the tongue. This photo was taken at Charlie's mill at the dam, west of the school.


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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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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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Charlie, Gordon and Aubrey Collins with Fred Cully at Charlie's Mill

Charlie, Gordon and Aubrey Collins with Fred Cully at Charlie's Mill

Charlie Collins and hired man Fred Cully at Charlie's mill. Charlie's sons Gordon and Aubrey sit on huge logs.
 


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Levi Dobson and his Team of Horses

Levi Dobson and his Team of Horses

Team of grey horses with winter sleigh driven by Levi Dobson near his house on Bear Hill.


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Willard Rorke - Infant

Willard Rorke - Infant

Willard Rorke (baby) and possibly Gertrude Rorke Diller. Willard is possibly in a christening gown.


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Marjorie and Helen Lawr

Marjorie and Helen Lawr

Photo of Helen (left) and Marjorie (right) sent to their aunt, Gertrude. They were daughters of Mr. and Mrs John W. Lawr (Alice Rorke, daughter of Colonel and Mrs Edward Rorke.)


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Willard Rorke, Gertrude Rorke and Elizabeth Rorke

Willard Rorke, Gertrude Rorke and Elizabeth Rorke

Willard Rorke, Gertrude Rorke and Elizabeth Rorke. Willard Rorke with his mum Gertrude who is holding Elizabeth (born June 17, 1946)

 


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Elizabeth Rorke

Elizabeth Rorke

Elizabeth Rorke as an infant sitting in a chair. She would have been a year old when the photograph was taken.


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Willard Rorke and Elizabeth Rorke

Willard Rorke and Elizabeth Rorke

Willard Rorke holding, his daughter, Elizabeth Rorke in the air.


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Pearl Rorke, Virginia Rorke Mckim, and Libby Rorke

Pearl Rorke, Virginia Rorke Mckim, and Libby Rorke

Pearl Rorke, Virginia Rorke Mckim (1918 - July 16, 1998), and Libby Rorke. Pearl was a step-Grandmother to Libby Rorke, and a mother to Virginia Rorke Mckim. Virginia Rorke Mckim would have been an aunt to Libby.

 

 

 

 


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First Nations Peoples of Fitzwilliam Island

First Nations Peoples of Fitzwilliam Island

This photograph is of First Nations Peoples of Fitzwilliam Island, Georgian Bay making blueberry jam.


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Edith Marsh

Edith Marsh

This is a photograph of Edith Marsh 2 years before her death. This photograph was taken in 1958.


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Skiers on Horse sleigh

Skiers on Horse sleigh

Photograph of skiers sitting on a horse drawn sled at Blue Mountains


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Skiers Heading Out

Skiers Heading Out

Photograph of skiers walking to or from Blue Mountain.


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Skiers Heading up to Blue Mountain

Skiers Heading up to Blue Mountain

Photograph of people skiing and taking a horse drawn sled up to Blue mountain, possible Grey rd 19.


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Georgian Tavern at Blue Mountian

Georgian Tavern at Blue Mountian

Photograph of skiers outside Georgian Tavern, at Blue Mountain.


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Skiers at Blue Mountain

Skiers at Blue Mountain

Photograph of skiers preparing to go down a hill at Blue Mountains.


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Skiers at Blue Mountain

Skiers at Blue Mountain

Photograph of two skiers in a parking lot at Blue Mountain.


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Suyrea’s Kourey-Knapman's Mother

Suyrea’s Kourey-Knapman's Mother

This photograph is possibly of Suyrea’s Kourey-Knapman's mother. The photograph was take in July of 1954 and most likely was taken at the Knapman's home in Toronto.


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