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Then & Now - The Blule Mountains
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Peter Stoutenburg

Peter Stoutenburg

Peter Stoutenburg owned a saw mill on lot 5 concession 8. He built the wooden tower, which fell down in 1919, south and west of his house. See page 56 of Kolapore Remembered (Bill Milne and Alvin Wilson) for a photo of tower.


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Lorne Robinson and Mary Collins wedding picture

Lorne Robinson and Mary Collins wedding picture

The wedding portrait of Lorne Robinson and Mary Collins.


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Mrs. Robert Walters and Son Eldred Walters

Mrs. Robert Walters and Son Eldred Walters

Mrs. Robert Walters in her Sunday best dress with her son Eldred (Bud).


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John and Emma Fee

John and Emma Fee

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.


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The Harmers

The Harmers

Jim Harmer, with his wife Pansy (nee Knoll) and their son Ted in front of their house.


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Portrait of Kathleen Moore

Portrait of Kathleen Moore

Portrait of Kathleen Moore,  Andrew Armstrong's wife. Kathleen was a mother of five children, four daughters and one son. 


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Collingwood Township Coucil, 1931

Collingwood Township Coucil, 1931

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).

 

 


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The McKittrick Wedding Portrait

The McKittrick Wedding Portrait

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.

 

 


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Charlie Collins and Fred Curly at the Mill

Charlie Collins and Fred Curly at the Mill

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. 


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Richard Hallam and Horse Team

Richard Hallam and Horse Team

Richard Hallam, Lois Plummer's grandfather, worked for local farmers and lumber mills in the Beaver Valley area from the late 1800s to the 1920s. Here he is posing with his two horses who were used to pull heavy materials and as transportation. 

 


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Portrait of Hannah Rorke Moore

Portrait of Hannah Rorke Moore

Portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Moore (Hannah Rorke Moore), circa 1920s.


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Robert Buchanan

Robert Buchanan tells us about his great grandmother, Mary Buchanan (Mrs. Walter Buchanan). Farmer, poet and women's rights leader Mrs. Buchanan was a determined hard worker who shared her practices and creativity through her actions and writing. Mrs. Buchanan's book "Country Breeze from Breezy Brae" is available for seeing at the Craigleith Heritage Depot. 


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Castor Photography - Young women with long hair - part A

Castor Photography - Young women with long hair - part A

This old style photograph shows a young women 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


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Castor Photography Collingwood - Women with an umbrella - part A

Castor Photography Collingwood - Women with an umbrella - part A

This old style photograph shows a young women 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.


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Castor Photography Collingwood - Child in christening gown

Castor Photography Collingwood - Child in christening gown

This old style photograph shows a small child in his/her christening gown. The photograph was taken by Castor Photography Collingwood.


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Castor Photography Collingwood - Portrait of a man

Castor Photography Collingwood - Portrait of a man

This old style photograph shows a portrait of a young man. Taken by Castor Photography Collingwood


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Castor Photography Collingwood - Child in christening gown

Castor Photography Collingwood - Child in christening gown

This old style photograph shows a young child in christening gown. Taken by Castor photography Collingwood


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A.H. Slade & Co. Collingwood - Portrait of a women

A.H. Slade & Co. Collingwood - Portrait of a women

This old style photograph shows the portrait of a young women. The photograph was taken by A.H. Slade & Co. Collingwood.


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W. Gould Photographer, Owen Sound - Portrait of a young man

W. Gould Photographer, Owen Sound - Portrait of a young man

This old style of photograph shows a portrait of a young man. It was taken by W. Gould Photographer in Owen Sound.


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A.H. Slade & Co. Collingwood - Portrait of a man

A.H. Slade & Co. Collingwood - Portrait of a man

This old style photograph shows a portrait of a young man. Taken by A. H. Slade & Co. Collingwood.


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J. H. Davis Photography - Portrait of a women

J. H. Davis Photography - Portrait of a women

This old style photograph hows a full body portrait of a middle aged women. It was taken by J. H. Davis, the people's photographer in Collingwood.


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J.A Castor photographer - Portrait of a young man

J.A Castor photographer - Portrait of a young man

This old style photograph shows the portrait of a young man. It was taken by J.A Castor photographer in Collingwood.


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J.A Castor photography - Portrait of a young man standing

J.A Castor photography - Portrait of a young man standing

This old style photograph shows a young man leaning against a log (portrait full length). Taken by J. A Castor Photography in Collingwood.


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Tin photograph - unidentified man with a hat

Tin photograph - unidentified man with a hat

This tin photograph is of a young man standing infront of a back drop holding a hat.


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Tin photograph - unidentified man with a plaid shirt

Tin photograph - unidentified man with a plaid shirt

This tin photograph is a portrait of a middle aged man.


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Tin photograph - unidentified women surrounded by flowers

Tin photograph - unidentified women surrounded by flowers

This tin photograph is a portrait of a middle age women who is leaning against a wooden piece of furniture, black and white photograph.


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Tin photograph - unidentified women sitting down

Tin photograph - unidentified women sitting down

This tin photograph is a portrait of a middle aged women sitting agaisnt a wooden structure.


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Tin photograph - unidentified man and women

Tin photograph - unidentified man and women

This tin photograph is a portrait of a man sitting while a woman stands beside him.


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Tin photograph - unidentified man posing with a table

Tin photograph - unidentified man posing with a table

This tin photograph is a portrait of young man sitting down.


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Tin photograph - unidentified man siting next to a table

Tin photograph - unidentified man siting next to a table

This tin photograph is close up portrait of young man sitting down.


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Edith Marsh

Edith Marsh

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


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Tin photograph - unidentified man with small child

Tin photograph - unidentified man with small child

This tin photograph is a portrait of an older man sitting with a child on his lap.


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