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Temporary Library Quarters

The library experienced a flood, so temporary quarters were set up in a trailer. Librarian, Mary-Joan Hale continued to offer services and programs ...

Temporary Library Quarters
Sawmill at Camel Chute

Anyone know what year this was taken?

Sawmill at Camel Chute
Two People Sitting on the Old Wooden Bridge

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Two People Sitting on the Old Wooden Bridge
Black Donald Mine Powerhouse (1905), Mill Block at Black Donald Mine (1905), Right Stope of Mine 700 Feet From Front (circa 1934)

Three photos of the Black Donald Mine

Black Donald Mine Powerhouse (1905), Mill Block at Black Donald Mine (1905), Right Stope of Mine 700 Feet From Front (circa 1934)
The Old Wooden Bridge

The Old Wooden Bridge before it was removed in 1948

The Old Wooden Bridge
Black Donald Mines

A photo of the Black Donald Mines overlooking Whitefish Lake

Black Donald Mines
First telephone - Matawatchan

William Thompson

First telephone - Matawatchan
Calabogie sawmill

Calabogie sawmill

Calabogie sawmill
Calabogie Light & Power Company

The powerhouse interior, showing two generators - Calabogie Light & Power Company

Calabogie Light & Power Company
Calabogie News - April 23, 1920

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Calabogie News - April 23, 1920
Calabogie News - Mar. 14, 1919

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Calabogie News - Mar. 14, 1919
Calabogie News - Jan. 10, 1919

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Calabogie News - Jan. 10, 1919
Bagot & Blythfield Council

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Bagot & Blythfield Council
Calabogie News - April 25, 1919

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Calabogie News - April 25, 1919
Calabogie News - May 16, 1919

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Calabogie News - May 16, 1919
Calabogie News

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Calabogie News
Howard Popkie's Scrapbook

This is a scrapbook compiled by Howard relating to his military service during the Korean War.

Howard Popkie's Scrapbook
Ghost Town

A collection of short stories from the Korean War, the History of Black Donald, and the Life and Times Growing up in the Ottawa Valley. Featured ...

Ghost Town
Howard Popkie

Howard Popkie was born on September 29th, 1934 and joined the P.P.C.L.I. (Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry)when he was 16. He is the author ...

Howard Popkie
The altar at St. Gabriel's Church, Springtown

The altar in St. Gabriel's Church, Springtown, Ontario

The altar at St. Gabriel's Church, Springtown
St. Gabriel's Church, Springtown

A picture of St. Gabriel's church in Springtown. There is currently a restoration project underway.

St. Gabriel's Church, Springtown
Black Donald Mine video

A short pictorial history of Black Donald Mine between 1944 - 1954 when Bruce Edward was mine manager

Black Donald Mine video
Reminiscing With Wes Bomhower

This is an interview with Wes Bomhower at his residence in Ottawa in January 2012. Picture quality is best when the clips are viewed in skin mode.

Reminiscing With Wes Bomhower
The Plebiscite Vote - Dec. 1893

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The Plebiscite Vote - Dec. 1893
St. Andrews, the Church by the Shore

A song about St. Andrews Church, situated on Lake Calabogie's North Shore. NOTE: There is no audio for this song, it is the lyrics only.

St. Andrews, the Church by the Shore
Bagot & Blythfield Council - Minutes, December 3rd, 1910

Minutes from the December 3rd, 1010 meeting of the Bagot & Blythfield Municipal Council.

Bagot & Blythfield Council - Minutes, December 3rd, 1910
Bagot & Blythfield - By-Law - 1911

A by-law to be passed by Bagot & Blythfield Municipal Council prohibiting sale by retail of spirituous, fermented or other manufactured liquors in ...

Bagot & Blythfield - By-Law - 1911
Post Office Statistics - 1911

Post Office statistics for the year ending March 31, 1911 including Calabogie, Denbigh and Renfrew.

Post Office Statistics - 1911
The Corporation of the Municipality of Bagot & Blythfield: Township Review 1977-78 of Municipal Affairs

A booklet produced by the members of the 1977 Bagot & Blythfield Municipal council. The Township Booklet is described in the Foreword as "a brief, ...

The Corporation of the Municipality of Bagot & Blythfield: Township Review 1977-78 of Municipal Affairs
The Madawaska

A song written by Wes Bomhower about the Madawaska River.

The Madawaska
Joe Quilty

A song written by Wes Bomhower about Joe Quilty of the Renfrew County Fiddlers. NOTE: There is no audio for this song, these are just the lyrics.

Joe Quilty
Uncle John

From the Wes Bomhower Story Collection about the morning Wes and his sister Wilma wake up Uncle John.

Uncle John
The Day We Made Five Dollars

From the Wes Bomhower Story Collection about the day Wes earned five dollars with the help of his Clyesdales.

The Day We Made Five Dollars
Memories of the Old Days

Wes writes about a local family, the MacKenzies, during the Great Depression

Memories of the Old Days
The Barnet Cottage - Part 1

Wes outlines the history of the Barnet Cottage. This is part 1 and it has two pages. You can select each page from the dop down box beside the word ...

The Barnet Cottage - Part 1
Just Like That, Poof!

A story fromthe Wes Bomhower Story collection about how Everett Bomhower could perform magic witha flick of his thumb

Just Like That, Poof!
Bagot & Blythfield Public Library: The First Five Years

A booklet prepared by the Bagot & Blythfield Public Library detailing the operations of the library during the first five years.

Bagot & Blythfield Public Library: The First Five Years
Centaurs

From the Wes Bomhower Story Collection about Bob Millar, Wes's cousin, who claims to have seen a centaur during his travel on a C.P.R. passenger ...

Centaurs
Peachy & Canada Post

From the Wes Bomhower Story Collection about the arrival of the 6th Bomhower child, Bernice (also known as "Peachy")

Peachy & Canada Post
Billy Micks

From the Wes Bomhower Story Collection about the day Billy Micks helped save the life of a cow on the Bomhower farm.

Billy Micks

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