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The Kiosk Story: The Saga of Life, Logging & Lumbering In
&Around Northwest Algonquin Park-Special Edition (With
Kiosk On Film DVD)
By Doug Mackey
112 pages/8.5 x 11/Over 200 photographs, maps. and illustrations
THE KIOSK STORY looks at the history of the Northwest corner of Algonquin Park
and surrounding area. From the early Native activity of Chief Amable du Fond and
his descendents to the current activity as an Access Point, it has been a
dramatic tale of growth and loss, Native presence, lumber entrepreneurs, the
railway, tourism and changes in Park philosophy. The town of Kiosk and the 37
year operation of the Staniforth Lumber Company are featured. A brief look at
some of the other interesting heritage locations in the area has been added to
make a visit to the Mattawa, North Bay, Kiosk triangle inviting for new visitors
to this fascinating area.
Kiosk On Film
Kiosk On Film is a collection of films of the mill, woods operation and the town
taken over the years. It finishes with spectacular shots of the fire in 1973.
1. A tourist visits 2. A Russian trade delegation visit in 1956 3. Laferriere
family 8mm movies of the woods operation, working in the mill and the sawfiler’s
loft. 4. Staniforth family 8mm movies of the woods operation and town. 5. 8mm
movies of the fire.
Music by the Kiosk Reunion Band.