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People and Cars

People and Cars photographs from Cloyne and District Historical Society.
The Cloyne and District Historical Society (CDHS) owns and operates the Pioneer Museum on Highway #41 in the hamlet of Cloyne, Ontario, Canada. Since 1972 we've been recording and preserving the history of North Lennox & Addington and North Frontenac Counties.
First Garage at Nowell Location - Cloyne
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1st North Addington Girl Guide Company 1950

Here the Girl Guide Company participates in a tree planting ceremony by Lennox & Addington County near Flinton. Pictured here is 'The Work Crew'. Photo on Mary Johnson's camera, snapped by Howard Northey...Furt... more

First Garage at Nowell Location - Cloyne

This photo is 3 children in front of the first garage at the current Nowell Motors location in Cloyne, circa 1941.

A Good Catch at Salmond's Resort

This photo is unlabelled as to the names of the fisherman. Certainly a good days catch at Salmond's Resort near Cloyne..Date on the edge of the photo reads June 1961 although actual date could be earlier.

Cabins 3 and 4, Salmond's Resort

A postcard of cabins with unknown date. Salmond’s Resort was on Mississagagon Lake.

Attendance At the 1947 Lumbermen's Picnic, Cloyne

The 1947 Lumbermen's Picnic in Cloyne was a roaring success with attendance figures ranging from 6,000 (Globe and Mail) to 12,000 (Toronto Evening Telegram) depending upon the reporting...A platform for speeche... more

Bon Echo Birthday Cake with Glenda Bence

Glenda Bence celebrates Bon Echo Provincial Park being 20 years old (1965-1985) with a birthday cake. Glenda was former co-owner of Bence Motors in Kaladar...Part of the Bon Echo Provincial Park Collection.Not... more

Enza Gross outside Hotel Marble Lake c1940

There was no date on this photo but judging from the car it looks to be a 1940 model Plymouth. Hotel Marble Lake is now the Marble Lake Lodge near Cloyne.

Elwin Yanch on Pontiac with deer

Elwin Yanch (father of Elaine Bolton and her siblings) poses on his Pontiac with a deer..The car appears to be a 1948 model (or close to it) Pontiac.

Floating a Car in 2 Rowboats - Mackie Lake

George Salmond was the owner of Salmond's Resort on Mississagagon Lake. He had a hunting camp on Mackie Lake which only had water access and only primitive roads (trails) around the hunting camp. To get the car... more

Gerald Wise Checking The Load

Unknown date. Gerald Wise drove this Kenilworth for Sawyer Stoll Lumber Ltd. in Tweed. Gerald lived in Cloyne with his wife Bernice, next door to the Post Office.

Beatrice & Joe Yanch, son Almonte

Beatrice and Joe Yanch and son Almonte..Joseph was well known as the proprietor of the Flinton Hotel (Stewart Hotel) which he purchased around 1900, See the Tavern License later in the photostream,

Bon Echo Park Attendant - 1965

The initial giving of the Bon Echo Park property by Merrill Denison to the Department of Lands and Forest was in 1959. In 1960, 70 campsites were constructed with further park development in 1961 with installa... more

Arriving Guests at Kirk Kove Cottages

Unknown date. Arriving car is a Corvair (Chevrolet) convertible. Kirk Kove Cottages is located on Gull Lake.

First Garage at Nowell Location - Cloyne

First Garage at the current Nowell Motors location in Cloyne, circa 1941.

Enrolee to Girl Guide Camp from Northbrook - 1949

Taken in front of Magistrate J.L. Lloyd's home in Northbrook which is immediately north of the Northbrook Hotel..Corporal Gordon Stout, OPP is on hand to see the girls off to camp..Mary Lloyd's car is on the ri... more

Hugh Hillier's Variety Store - Harlowe- 1934

There has been a corner store, general store or variety store in Harlowe for many years. The back of this photo has the date of 1934. Is Hugh Hillier driving the truck?..This store later became the Flieler Gro... more

T.A. Wilson Log Truck in Ice - 1

This truck of the T.A. Wilson Lumber Company almost made it to shore. In the springtime the ice melts along the shores and creeks first and becomes unsafe...It is unknown where this photo was taken and the dat... more

Steam Tractor

From the Howard & Sharon Price Collection..Inscription on the back: 'Earl has his cat in his bunny blanket and says it's his baby. Betty McCallum is the other youngster'..Unknown date and location...Note: All ... more

Sawyer Stoll - Planing Mill Kaladar

A beautiful photo showing men loading (or unloading) a Sawyer Stoll truck at the Kaladar planing mill. .According to John Campbell's book: 'The Mazinaw Experience', .'The planing mill was moved in 1945 to Kala... more

Northbrook Girl Guides - June 1950

This is a photo of the Northbrook Girl Guides in June 1950. The man driving the truck is Sandy Drysdale who lived in the home where Wannamaker's Store is now located. Sandy donated his truck and time to take t... more

Mike Schwager Fixing Car

A photo of Mike Schwager working on a car. No known location or date.

Rental Cottages at Salmond's Resort, Cloyne

A postcard of the rental cottages at Salmond's Resort on Mississagagon Lake near Cloyne..Unknown date.

Salmond & Brown Trucking, Brooks Lake - 1944

Photo of fully loaded log truck of Salmond & Brown Trucking. Photo was taken at Brooks Lake, 1944. Logs were hauled to Kimmerly Lumber in Napanee.

Myers Cave Snack Bar - Postcard

Carol Morrow of the CDHS wrote an excellent history of the Myers Cave Lodge (including the snack bar) in the Pioneer Times 2009, spring edition. Snippets of the article are below:..The family of Charles McGreg... more

Wise's Store - Cloyne

Unknown date of this postcard. The store was along Highway #41 in front of the current day North Addington Education Centre. Car buffs should be able to place an approximate date on this postcard.

Thompson's Store, Slab Wood on Truck

A truck of slab wood (5 cords) pulls up to C.C. Thompson's Store in Northbrook, Ontario. Unknown date of photograph. C. Casey and S. Yanch are indicated on photograph...In the background is the Northbrook Hotel.

Thompson's Variety Store - Northbrook

Unknown date of photograph. CC. Thompson's Variety Store was owned by Cass and Lulu Thompson...Part of the Norm and Carol Morrow Collection.Note: All CDHS Flickr content is available for the public use (non-com... more

Wickware Hotel - Unknown date

Based on the car in the foreground (1950s Chev or Pontiac) this photo is likely c1950s...The following is the article from The Pioneer Times, Oct 2003 (written by Jackie Wickware Philip, May 2003)...The Wickwar... more

Northbrook, Ontario Scene Looking North 1928

This is looking north on what is currently Highway #41 in the village of Northbrook c1928..C.C. Thompson's Variety Red and White is on the front left.

Salmond & Brown Trucking 1944.

Photo of fully loaded truck of Salmond & Brown Trucking. This photo taken on Brooks Lake. Russell VanNess was driver and hauled loads to Kimmerly Lumber in Napanee.

Vogan Apartments - Northbrook

The little girl with the bicycle is Angie Hawley, age 5 years. The location of the Vogan Apartments is approximately where Chris Winney's real estate office is today. The front yard faced south..Jim Vogan bui... more

Thompson's Store, Load of Wool for Kaladar 1924

Here a gentleman is photographed with a load of wool in front of C.C. Thompson's Variety Store in 1924. He is apparently heading for Kaladar.

The Sawyer Stoll Fleet at Massanoga

This fleet of trucks and crew of men was photographed at the Massanoga site..A fire destroyed the mill in 1975 but continued to operate with a portable mill. Eventually operations were moved to Eganville where ... more

The Armstrong Family - 1954

Back of photo states (left to right):.Ken Armstong, Andy Armstrong holding Junior Armstrong, Hilda Armstrong, Leitha (Armstrong) Sullivan...In front: Joe, Madelene and Barbara Sullivan..This photo is taken wher... more

Men and Trucks - Sawyer Stoll - Tweed

Photo contributed by Jean Armstrong. Unknown date of photo. .Pictured are men and trucks at the Tweed Plant. The planing mill originally located at the Massanoga mill (north end of Mazinaw Lake) was re-locate... more

Unknown person from Eleanora Meeks Album, 1955

Unknown person contributed by Eleanora Meeks...Part of the Eleanora Meeks Collection.Note: All CDHS Flickr content is available for the public use (non-commercial) providing our Rights Statement is followed:.pi... more

Thompson's Store, Rosenplot's Leaving for Alberta in 1929

This photo depicts the Rosenplot family as they stop in front of C.C. Thompson's store in Northbrook, Ontario. They are on their way to Alberta in 1929 - likely for new opportunities...Several families went wes... more

Harvey & Rachel Spencer's Store - Cloyne

This vintage postcard of Spencer's Store in Cloyne has no date. .Based on the car in the foreground, this might be a Ford Model A, 1928-1930..Notice the store is at road level before Highway #41 was constructe... more

S. A. Wheeler's General Store, Cloyne

The history of what is now Grand’s General Store began in 1887, when John Graham bought the property from Charles Benny. In 1905, the business was operated by Philip (Mont) Wickware who purchased it from John G... more

Thompson's Variety Store, Northbrook, Ontario, Canada

A scene at the busy Thompson's Variety Store in Northbrook, Ontario c1922.

Photo Within 1927 Bon Echo Inn Brochure

Guests of the Bon Echo Inn were driven up the Addington Colonization Road (now Highway #41) from the train station in Kaladar...In this photograph it appears the car might be heading south with the Mazinaw Rock... more

Northbrook, Ontario 1928 - Thompson's Variety Store

A scene in front of the Thompson's Variety Store in Northbrook, Ontario 1928. Unknown people in photograph...The following information was written/researched by Eileen Flieler for the 2015 CDHS Calendar:..'Th... more

Bruce Hassler's First Car

Taken in 1950, this is Bruce Hasler's first car - a 1929 Model A Ford taken at the 5th Concession south. ..Part of the Norm and Carol Morrow Collection.Note: All CDHS Flickr content is available for the public ... more

Oiling truck - 1940

Part of the Norm and Carol Morrow Collection.Note: All CDHS Flickr content is available for the public use (non-commercial) providing our Rights Statement is followed:.pioneer.mazinaw.on.ca/flickr_statement.php... more

Louise and Jack Bishop - 1938

Photo states: Jack and Louise (Warlick) Bishop (Grandma Armstrong's sister)..Photo taken at Aunt Louise Bishop's home below the O'Donnell Road..Part of the Muriel and John VanNess Collection.Note: All CDHS Flic... more