Left to right: Viola James (McArthur) mother of Jesse, Wesley James, Albert James (uncle to Jesse), Jesse James.
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.
Kolapore deer hunters on the farm of Matthew Hamilton circa 1896.
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.
Dillon Brothers Construction building the Thornbury Continuation School at the corner of Elma St. South and Alfred St. West, where Beaver Valley Community Centre is now.
The Thornbury Continuation School included grades 1 to 12.
William Fee, Albert Jackson, W. Anderson and daughter, Archie Bell, beside wagon William Betts, owner of horse and wagon Jack Stoutenburg, boy on wagon Ross White, behind wagon Harriet White, Mabel Johnston, Ethel Johnston, behind Ethel is Muriel White, on Ethel's left is Rhoda Johnston, the little boy is Leslie White and on his left is Sophia Johnston, standing with arms folded is Joe Stoutenburg, sitting on post is Sanford Lougheed, on sawdust wagon with team is J. Harvery, in white shirt is John Johnston and on his left are Ivo Stoutenburg and Haz Ward, sitting in front of piles of hoops is Cliff Long. There are also three horses.
From left to right. Back row: Teacher Mary Conn, Harold McFee, Calvin Parks. Middle row: Sadie Sammons, Florence McNichol, Lloyd Rear, Audrey Cole, Maxine Hutchison, Doris Wilson, Ina Lanktree, Jean McAfee, Marjorie Wilson. Front: Melville Parks, Paul Cole, Harold Huthison, Glen Cole, Frank Dobson, Keith Cole, Mansell Parks.
Peter Stoutenburg, Tom White and Wilfred Wilson at Tom White's farm. A team of horses hauling logs a mill on winter sled.
Fourteen workmen pose in front of a stonecrusher on Sideroad 19 and Grey Road 2. The stonecrusher was on wheels and was powered by steam engine.
Girls Bertha Short and Agnes Collins beside the flume from dam at Kolapore dam.
Mrs. Robert Walters in her Sunday best dress with her son Eldred (Bud).
Wedding portrait of John and Emma Fee (nee Wilson). Emma was the oldest of nine children, born in 1889 or 1890. She was the sister of Wilfred Wilson.
According to the 1901 Census, Emma is listed as having been born in 1890. Her mother was Thirza Wilson, and her father, James Wilson, is recorded as being a farmer. They lived in the Kolapore area: Lot 8, Concession 8.
Jim Rear with his team of horses and cultivator on his farm at lot 9 concession 8. Our records indiacte the most recent known owner of the farm was Alex Wilson in 2015.
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.
Mrs. Levi Dobson with well-drilling equipment in front of her house. The truck has pulleys and a large boom.
Charlie Collins and hired man Fred Cully at Charlie's mill. Charlie's sons Gordon and Aubrey sit on huge logs.
Jim Harmer, with his wife Pansy (nee Knoll) and their son Ted in front of their house.
Bill Mitchell, Harold Hutchison (on tractor), Earl Huthison, Jim Rear, Lloyd Rear (left to right) at the Rear Farm.
Winter scene of sisters Grace and Ruth Hewgill tobogganing. Grace and Ruth are the daughters of Earl. Both girls taught school at Kolapore.
Group of people at the Johnston & White Mill at Kolapore.
Frank Dobson, on skiis, in front of Frank Wagg's home in Ravenna.
Team of grey horses with winter sleigh driven by Levi Dobson near his house on Bear Hill.
YMA Baseball Club, Thornbury/Clarksburg
Top row left to right - Ned Moore (or E.A,), D.J. (Jim) Davidson, Vernon Hewson, Elmer Fiegehen, Harry Brown (high school teacher)
Middle row - Ross Lawrence, Dr. Francis Moore, Erle Dillon
Front row - Tom Mackey, W. Hard (Bill) Phipps, Bob Isaacs.
Mary Hallam (Lois Plummer's aunt), is the girl with the white collar, second row from the back in the centre. The older man may be John Gould from Ravenna. Mary possibly went to Duncan School?
This photograph is of the Benjamin Moore house, circa 1855. Lot 28, concession 12. Just north of Heathcote off of Grey Road 40.
According to the Historical Atlas of Grey and Bruce Counties from 1880, Benjamin Moore was listed as a farmer born in Canada in 1837. He settled in Grey County in 1861 and "owned 200 acres in Lot 28, Concession 12, worth $14,000."
Portrait of Kathleen Moore, Andrew Armstrong's wife. Kathleen was a mother of five children, four daughters and one son.
Photograph of the Collingwood Township Council in 1931.
From top left: Norman Kneff; Charleton Cardiner; W.I. Fields (Reeve); Emerson Brown (Reeve); Ross Bowen (Redwing); Dr. Frank Moore; F.R. McKnight (Board of Health); Bruce Hamilton (Township Clerk); Charles Pyei (Treasurer); J.B. Ferguson; William Weir (Road Superintendent).
Wedding portrait of Catherine and Gordon McKittrick and their wedding party. Location was 144 Bruce St in Thornbury, across from the Methodist Church.
Back row, from left: Vera Roach; Will Whately; Perce Devins; Maude Lyne; Mrs. Edward Lyne; John Whately; Mrs. Whately; Reverend A.N. St. John; Mrs. St. John; Mrs. Billie McKittrick; Bille McKittrick.
Second row, from left: Unknown; Mrs. John Thorne; Alice Whately; Mabel Hartman; Catherine & Gordon McKittrick; Hubert McKittrick; Mrs. John Hartman; Mr. Alex Goudy.
Seated front row, from left: Florence Gilson; Lulu Wilton; Ines Pedwell; Mrs. Will Whately; Jean Whately.
Charlie Collins to the left and Fred Curly on the right. Collins with his sons; Gordon and Aubrey. This picture was taken at Collin's Mill at the Kolapore Dam.
Portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Moore (Hannah Rorke Moore), circa 1920s.
Skiers getting off the ski train at Craigleith Depot Station
Willard Rorke (baby), Gertrude Rorke Diller (woman)
Willard Rorke would have been three months old in this picture. Gertrude Rorke Diller was in fact Willard’s Aunt. His mother had died in either childbirth or a little after his birth. Gertrude Rorke Diller raised Willard.
Willard Rorke (baby) and possibly Gertrude Rorke Diller. Willard is possibly in a christening gown.
Willard Rorke, at two years of age, wearing boots, hat and tunic. This photograph was made into a postcard.
Willard Rorke, age seven, wearing a military costume. This photograph had been made into a postcard which had been sent to his cousin Teddy in 1916.
A portrait of Gertrude Rorke Diller. On the back of the photograph a written note can be seen, the message from Willard calling Gertrude his dear mother.
William Ormand Rorke and Willard Rorke. William Ormand Rorke was Willard's father, he lived between 1887-1963.
Willard Rorke and his 2i/c. On the back of the photograph Willard remarks that he hasn't faded on war rations.
Willard Rorke in his Calgary highlanders regimental uniform. On the bottom right hand corner the photograph is Willard's signiture as well as the saying “The fighting Irish”.
Willard Rorke in his military wear with his dog.
A large portrait photograph of Major Willard Rorke in his Calgary highlanders uniform.
A photograph of a retired Major Willard Rorke
Gertrude Rorke Diller, Willard's mum, in Edmonton during the summer.
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.)
A portrait of David Edward Colville Rorke at 7 months.
A tin photograph with a woman standing. The woman is unidentified but is believed to be part of the Rorke family.
A tin photograph with a woman leaning against a fence. The woman is unidentified but is believed to be part of the Rorke family.
Willard Rorke, Gertrude Rorke and Elizabeth Rorke. Willard Rorke with his mum Gertrude who is holding Elizabeth (born June 17, 1946)
A family photograph of the Rorke Family. From L-R - Margaret Rorke holding Elizabeth, Ormond William Rorke, Willard Rorke with a hand on Gertrude Rorke Diller and John Newell in front. Edmonton, June 1946.
Elizabeth Rorke as an infant sitting in a chair. She would have been a year old when the photograph was taken.
Willard Rorke holding, his daughter, Elizabeth Rorke in the air.
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.
Photograph of Margaret Yvonne Newell and Willard Rorke at their wedding
This photograph shows the fossils that can be found at the Craigleith Provincial Park.
This old style photograph shows a young woman with long dark hair posed in a sitting position. A name is inscribed on the back of the photograph, Allark O. William. This photograph was most likely given to Allark O. William as a gift by the young lady in the photograph. Taken by Castor Photography, Collingwood
This is the back of the photograph depicting a young woman with long dark hair posed in a sitting position. This photograph shows the written name of Allark O. William. This photograph was most likely given to Allark O. William as a gift by the young lady in the photograph. Taken by Castor Photography, Collingwood.
This old style photograph shows a young woman standing with an umbrella used as a prop. On the back of the photograph there is a written note saying “from Jenny, with love to Nate”. Taken by Castor Photography Collingwood, in 1882.
This is the back side of the photograph with the young woman standing with an umbrella used as a prop. This photograph shows the written note that says “from Jenny, with love to Nate”. Taken by Castor Photography Collingwood, in 1882.
This old style photograph shows a small child in his/her christening gown. The photograph was taken by Castor Photography Collingwood.
This old style photograph shows a portrait of a young man. Taken by Castor Photography Collingwood
This old style photograph shows a family portrait. Taken by Nright Collingwood.
This old style photograph shows a young child in christening gown. Taken by Castor photography Collingwood
This old style photograph shows the portrait of a young women. The photograph was taken by A.H. Slade & Co. Collingwood.
This old style of photograph shows a portrait of a young man. It was taken by W. Gould Photographer in Owen Sound.
This old style photograph shows a portrait of a young man. Taken by A. H. Slade & Co. Collingwood.
This old style photograph shows a full body portrait of a middle-aged woman. It was taken by J. H. Davis, the people's photographer in Collingwood.
This old style photograph shows the portrait of a young man. It was taken by J.A Castor photographer in Collingwood.
This old style photograph shows a young man leaning against a log (portrait full length). Taken by J. A Castor Photography in Collingwood.
This postcard photograph shows the Algowood being launched at Collingwood Harbour. The Algowood was a 750 ft long ship weighing 26,000 tons.
This photograph is of First Nations Peoples of Fitzwilliam Island, Georgian Bay making blueberry jam.
This tin photograph is of a young man standing infront of a back drop holding a hat.
This tin photograph is a portrait of a middle aged man.
This tin photograph is a portrait of a middle age woman who is leaning against a wooden piece of furniture, black and white photograph.
This tin photograph is a portrait of a middle aged woman sitting agaisnt a wooden structure.
This tin photograph is a portrait of a man sitting while a woman stands beside him.
This tin photograph is a portrait of young man sitting down.
This tin photograph is close up portrait of young man sitting down.
Newspaper photograph of Edith Marsh
This tin photograph is a portrait of an older man sitting with a child on his lap.
Photograph of skiers sitting on a horse drawn sled at Blue Mountains
Photograph of skiers walking to or from Blue Mountain.
Photograph of people skiing and taking a horse drawn sled up to Blue mountain, possible Grey rd 19.
Photograph of skiers outside Georgian Tavern, at Blue Mountain.
Photograph of skiers outside of the Blue Mountain ski school and Georgian Tavern.
Photograph of the parking lot at the base of the Blue Mountain ski hill. You can see some of the skiers walking to the hil.
Photograph of skiers preparing to go down a hill at Blue Mountains.
Photograph of a bus either picking up or dropping off at Depot Station.
Photograph of two skiers in a parking lot at Blue Mountain.
Compact photograph of two women walking to Blue Mountain, cars are lined the roadway.
Compact photograph of the north facade exterior of The Depot.
5 x 7 photograph of a T & NR train. This is a computer print of the photograph.
Photograph of a Mary Ward Medal, it was awarded to Frank Moberly “In recognition of his humane and gallant exertions in the rescue of the crew and passengers of the propeller Mary Ward on 25th November 1872”
Photograph of a letter, addressed to one of the men who helped the victims of the Mary Ward wreck. It states that the rescuer would have been awarded $15. This letter is circa 1872.
Photograph of Knapmans house in Toronto, August 1935 or 1938. This photo is showing the front of the house.
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.