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Upper Loon Lake, Adirondack Mts., N.Y.

Upper Loon Lake, Adirondack Mts., N.Y.

Title from jacket. "WHJ-950" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 032907. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Lower Loon Lake, Adirondack Mts., N.Y.

Lower Loon Lake, Adirondack Mts., N.Y.

Title from jacket. "WHJ-952" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 032909. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Loon Lake and Chase's Hotel, Adirondack Mts., N.Y.

Loon Lake and Chase's Hotel, Adirondack Mts., N.Y.

Title from jacket. "WHJ-947" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 032908. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Lower Loon Lake, Adirondack Mountains

Lower Loon Lake, Adirondack Mountains

Photograph of photograph probably by Jackson. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 014803. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

A glimpse of upper Loon Lake, Adirondack Mountains

A glimpse of upper Loon Lake, Adirondack Mountains

Attribution to Jackson based on negatives with similar numbers. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 014805. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Upper Loon Lake, Adirondack Mountains

Upper Loon Lake, Adirondack Mountains

"WHJ 948" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 014804. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Photograph of Railroad Portage

Photograph of Railroad Portage

Original caption: Railroad portage -- Loon Lake to Lac la Croix. Historic Photographs

Hughes Landing 1974

Hughes Landing 1974

This is an aerial view of Hughes Landing on Skootamatta Lake (formerly known as Loon Lake) near Cloyne, Ontario Canada, 1974.

Hughes Landing 1974

Hughes Landing 1974

This is an aerial view of Hughes Landing on Skootamatta Lake (formerly known as Loon Lake) near Cloyne, Ontario Canada, 1974.

Elburn Meeks - 1927

Elburn Meeks - 1927

A photo of Elburn Meeks when he was a boy on May 9, 1927,

Harold Ballard

Harold Ballard

Unknown date and location of this photograph.

Rutland Lodge 2005 - Home of Ruth Tate

Rutland Lodge 2005 - Home of Ruth Tate

Rutland Lodge (2005) - Skootamatta Lake, Cloyne.By Ruth Tate, reprint from the SDRA Newsletter, Spring 2009. .Did you know, the Tate residence was once a fishing lodge, built in the mid 30’s on Loon Lake, now c... more

T.A. Wilson Log Truck in Ice 2

T.A. Wilson Log Truck in Ice 2

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

Schwenger Cottage -  Loon Lake

Schwenger Cottage - Loon Lake

This is the Schwenger cottage on Loon Lake (now Skootamatta Lake) near Cloyne. It was one of the earlier cottages built on the lake...Unknown date of photograph.

T.A. Wilson Log Truck in Ice - 1

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

Road to Loon Lake 1920

Road to Loon Lake 1920

Interesting photograph of unknown man walking down what today is known as the Jacques Bay Road. This 'Road to Loon Lake' runs from the Loon Lake Road to Loon Lake (today known as Skootamatta Lake)...Interesting... more

Loon Lake - ARO Boat

Loon Lake - ARO Boat

This photo depicts 2 men loading a boat, presumably on Loon Lake. .The crate on the dock has 3 lines of text. The author is unsure of the top line. The second and third line are clearly: A.R. Oborne, Kaladar...... more

Moores Boat House May 26, 1926

Moores Boat House May 26, 1926

On Loon Lake (now Skootamatta Lake) a person can still find the boat house of the Moore family. Clayton Moore was the Lone Ranger later in life. The Moores spent many summers at their cottage on Loon Lake.

Alfred Ross Oborne (A.R. O.)

Alfred Ross Oborne (A.R. O.)

Alfred Ross Oborne. Unknown date and location of photograph. See album description for details on Mr. Oborne.

Alfred Ross Oborne 'ARO' with Friends - 1922

Alfred Ross Oborne 'ARO' with Friends - 1922

The following notation was accompanied with this photo from Jim Oborne:..Gift from J. Ross Oborne (Skootamatta Lake).Man in centre- Alfred Ross Oborne- first cottages @Skootamatta in 1922. .'Aro' as a teenager ... more

Harold Ballard

Harold Ballard

Unknown date and location of this photograph.

(Clayton) Moore's Cottage Loon Lake

(Clayton) Moore's Cottage Loon Lake

This is the cottage of the parents of Clayton Moore known later in life as the Lone Ranger. Clayton's family spent many summers here. This cottage was located on Loon Lake (now Skootamatta Lake) near Cloyne, On... more

(Clayton) Moore's Cottage Loon Lake

(Clayton) Moore's Cottage Loon Lake

This is the cottage of the parents of Clayton Moore known later in life as the Lone Ranger. Clayton's family spent many summers here. This cottage was located on Loon Lake (now Skootamatta Lake) near Cloyne, On... more

Landon Cottage - Loon Lake - Cloyne

Landon Cottage - Loon Lake - Cloyne

No date on this photograph

SS. No. 2 School Photo - 1937

SS. No. 2 School Photo - 1937

This photo contributed by Graydon McCrimmon shows the students on April 22, 1937. S.S. No.2 School was the white clapboard school (referred to as the Loon Lake School) on the Skootamatta Lake (Loon Lake) Road ... more

Pearson Cottage August, 1925

Pearson Cottage August, 1925

The Pearson Cottage was on Loon Lake. This photo was take in August 1925.

Mrs. Morasette

Mrs. Morasette

Photo labeled with above name and 'Loon Lake'..Unknown date.

Mike Schwager

Mike Schwager

Unknown date or location.

Mike Schwager

Mike Schwager

A fine photo of the young Mike Schwager - local builder and handyman..Later Mike became known as 'Bon Echo Mike' as he became a locally known artist and caretaker of the Bon Echo Inn...Date of this photograph u... more

Loon Lake School  Near Cloyne, Built 1868

Loon Lake School Near Cloyne, Built 1868

One of the first schools in the area, the Loon Lake School still stands and is privately owned near the corner of the Skootamatta Lake Road and Hughes Landing Road north of Cloyne...Part of the Ken and Cathy Ho... more

Loon Lake Dam

Loon Lake Dam

A photo of the dam at Loon Lake (now Skootamatta Lake). .Unknown date.

Mike's Cabin & :Steven's Boat - Loon Lake

Mike's Cabin & :Steven's Boat - Loon Lake

Mike Schwager's cabin is in the background in this 1928 photo of the Stevens boat on Loon Lake near Cloyne.

Pearson Cottage (on Skootamatta Lake)

Pearson Cottage (on Skootamatta Lake)

Skootamatta Lake was formerly known as Loon Lake with the name being changed in the mid-1950s (source: SDRA website www.skootamatta.ca ( http://www.skootamatta.ca ) )...According to Bob Blatchford, Mike Schwage... more

Mike's Cabin - Loon Lake

Mike's Cabin - Loon Lake

The date is unknown on this photograph but presumably it would need to be prior to 1927 as the cabin is not finished. Other photos in the ARO Collection show the cabin (later a post office) in a finished state.

Mike Schwager's - 1928

Mike Schwager's - 1928

This is a photo of Mike Schwager's residence on what is now known as 'Mike's Island' on Skootamatta Lake (then Loon Lake). This later became a post office serving lake residents for a short time...Writing on th... more

Seddon Cottage Loon Lake

Seddon Cottage Loon Lake

The Seddon Cottage was one of the earlier cottages built on Loon Lake near Cloyne (now Skootamatta Lake). Date of photograph is unknown.

Mike Schwager

Mike Schwager

Unknown date and location. Mike was known for his building skills and was hired to build several structures (mainly cottages) around the Loon Lake (Skootamatta) and Cloyne area...Mike was also caretaker at the... more

Mike's Island Post Card - Loon Lake (Skootamatta)

Mike's Island Post Card - Loon Lake (Skootamatta)

Another superb photo of tiny Mike's Island on Skootamatta Lake near Cloyne...The following information is cited from the Spring 2011 SDRA Newsletter (Skootamatta and District Ratepayers Assoc.) written by Bob B... more

Elburn Meeks - 1927

Elburn Meeks - 1927

A photo of Elburn Meeks when he was a boy on May 9, 1927,

Alfred Ross Oborne 'ARO' with Friends - 1922

Alfred Ross Oborne 'ARO' with Friends - 1922

The following notation was accompanied with this photo from Jim Oborne:..Gift from J. Ross Oborne (Skootamatta Lake).Man in centre- Alfred Ross Oborne- first cottages @Skootamatta in 1922. .'Aro' as a teenager ... more

Alfred Ross Oborne (A.R. O.)

Alfred Ross Oborne (A.R. O.)

Alfred Ross Oborne. Unknown date and location of photograph. See album description for details on Mr. Oborne.

Oborne Point View Towards Mike's Island

Oborne Point View Towards Mike's Island

A Post card of Mike's Island (Mike Schwager) on Loon Lake (now called Skootamatta) as viewed from the Oborne Point (once an island) or cottage location of Bob Blatchford...At one time a Post Office was operated... more

Pearson House - Loon Lake, 1926

Pearson House - Loon Lake, 1926

The Pearson House (or cottage) as it appeared on Loon Lake near Cloyne in 1926.

Loon Lake School Near Cloyne -  Built 1868

Loon Lake School Near Cloyne - Built 1868

One of the first schools in the area, the Loon Lake School still stands and is privately owned near the corner of the Skootamatta Lake Road and Hughes Landing Road north of Cloyne...Part of the Ken and Cathy Ho... more

Loon Lake, Cloyne - 1920

Loon Lake, Cloyne - 1920

The date is 1920- location Loon Lake near Cloyne. In the photo album a caption reads 'Loon Lake - Before The Invasion' presumably referring to other cottagers.

Trails End Lodge on Loon Lake (Skootamatta)

Trails End Lodge on Loon Lake (Skootamatta)

Mr. and Mrs. Fennel captured in this postcard owned and operated the Trails End Lodge on Loon Lake in the 1940s and 50s. .The sign to the left of the Coca-Cola sign reads 'Woodland Dairy Pasteurized Milk For Sa... more

Rutland Lodge (before) - Skootamatta Lake, Cloyne

Rutland Lodge (before) - Skootamatta Lake, Cloyne

By Ruth Tate, reprint from the SDRA Newsletter, Spring 2009..Did you know, the Tate residence was once a fishing lodge, built in the mid 30’s on Loon Lake, now called Skootamatta Lake?.Mrs. Rutland, the owner, ... more

Loon Lake Photo

Loon Lake Photo

Description on photo reads:.Walter Oborne- Lucy- Bowles- Lees-..Unknown date or location on Loon Lake.