Category Archives: industrial

Friends in High Places


  In the heyday of Victoria Harbour, Sir Wilfred Laurier was Prime Minister, The Victoria Harbor Lumber Company was the town’s economic engine, and John Waldie was Company President. 1898 was a very good year for Waldie and the Company, … Continue reading

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Brodeur Brothers Boat Builders


Brodeur Bros. Boat Builders was a small family firm located on the shores of Georgian Bay in Waubaushene. It operated from 1932 to 1947.                                                Figure 1: The Brodeur Brothers c1935

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old faces from the lumber logging days


The communities in this area rest on the foundation of the lumber industry, here are some logging faces from the collection of the Huronia Museum, Midland, Ontario. These imagesof loggers and lumbermen are scans done this month by me for … Continue reading

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CPR Port McNicoll division detailed railroad account with photos link


see Old time Trains web site page C.P.R. Port Mc. Nicoll Subdivision Georgian Bay & Seaboard by R.L.Kennedy This linked webpage has a great number of high quality photographic images to view. Please respect copyright of these images. It also … Continue reading

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