1. Photocopies of pages 245-252, McNab — The Township (sub-chapter on bridges), with an illustration of the Clay Bank bridge (Wallace Bridge) over the Madawaska on the White Lake Road (1905).
2. Photocopy of a photograph that appeared in the Renfrew Advance on Jan. 26, 1967, showing the old (demolished) wooden bridge over Waba Creek on the 5th Line (built 1866, demolished in the 1950s or 60s; wooden pilons remain)
3. Original program for the official opening of the new Stewartville Bridge, 1984, with picture of the bridge.
4. Newspaper clipping from the Arnprior Chronicle dated March 26, 1975 of the 8th Burnstown Bridge under construction in 1973/74 (it was opened in the fall of 1974).
5. Photocopy of the above.
6. Photocopy of an illustration of the “Elgin Street Bridge” in Arnprior, from the Chronicle Holiday No. 1904. Caption indicates that this steel bridge was built in 1899 at a cost of about $10,000, replacing a wooden bridge that had collapsed in the previous year under the weight of a threshing mill.
7. First newsletter (typescript) of the Arnprior & District Historical Society, [stamped date] June 27, 1987. Covering letter signed by Phil Powell, (the Society’s first) President, a local high school student. The article deals with “The Madawaska River and its Bridges in Arnprior”. It indicates that the first bridge across the Madawaska was built in 1831-32 by the Buchanan Brothers
Other key terms: (Ernie) Wolff, Stuart Morrison (Save the Station Committee), Gale Larsen (Sec.Treas.), Janet Carmichael (member); Canadian Pacific Railway; CPR; Arnprior and Parry Sound Railway; J.R. Booth; Grand Trunk Railway; Canadian National Railway (CNR); Mill Bridge, Iron Bridge.
8. Photocopy of Public Notice in Citizen, July 1, 1867, warning “lumber merchants and their employees” not to damage bridges across the Madawaska at Burnstown and at Palmer Island (mis-spelled for Balmer Island!) etc. By order of the Municipal Council of McNab, Andrew Hamilton (Clerk).
9. Photocopy of Clay Bank Bridge (same photo as the ill. mentioned in Item 1).
10. Original type-written letter by the Dept. of Public Works, Ontario, dated April 9, 1898, to Clerk J.D. McNab of McNab Township, re bridge over the Madawaska [at Burnstown], signed by Engineer Robert McCallum.
11. Handwritten statement of cost for Clay Bank Bridge. (Jan. 24, 1907).
12. Original handwritten tender for the Burnstown Bridge, dated Renfrew, November 13, 1876, by Patrick Ryan. This offer submitted to the Reeve of McNab Township was for $2,975. The envelope indicates that this letter was given to peter Hessel by R.A. Stewart in 1987.
13. Clipping from Chronicle (1993), “Roadwork in Waba”, referring to the re-construction of the bridge over Waba Creek on County Road 23 in Waba, by Sullivan Construction ($300,000).
14. Notice to households by M. Sullivan & Sons, dated September 3, 1993, regarding the re-construction of the bridge over Waba Creek on County Road 23 in Waba. Attached: sketch of location and detour.