|History of Big River and District|
Compiled by the Big River Historical Society
|Click on the active links below to read the chapters|
|Introduction||Indian Settlement||The Mill Story|
|Business||Natural Resources||Big River School|
|Police||Big River||Items of Interest|
|Transportation||Freight Swing Era||Fishing Industry|
|Homesteading||Reflections Part 1||Reflections Part 2|
|Organizations||Big River - 2019||Recreation|
|Districts Part 1||Districts Part 2||Districts Part 3|
|Districts Part 4||Districts Part 5||Districts Part 6|
|Families Part 1||Families Part 2||Families Part 3|
|Families Part 4||Families Part 5||Families Part 6|
|Families Part 7||Families Part 8||Families Part 9|
|Families Part 10||Families Part 11||Families Part 12|
|Families Part 13||Families Part 14||Ed Dahlby|
Timber Trails, the history of the Town of Big River and District,
has been reproduced on this web site with the kind permission of the Members of the Big River Historical Committee.
Committee Members wish to express a sincere thank you to all who
have contributed or assisted in any way in compiling this history.
Special thanks is extended to the following:
The Saskatchewan Archives Board in Saskatoon and Regina.
The Upgrading Class of 1978 for the use of,
"The True Gateway To The North".
The Saskatchewan Timber Board in Prince Albert.
Mr. Frank Mitchie, Mrs. Myrtle Telford, Mrs. Rhoda Johnston, Mrs. Margaret Swanson,
Mr. Nels Edson, Mr. Miles Isbister, Mr. and Mrs. Leverton.
The Young Canada Works Program and the three students
who worked on the history book this summer:
Lorna Michel, Cindy Kennedy, Harvey Anderson.
The proof readers were:
Mrs. Janice Wood, Lee Cooper, Rev. Jamie Scott.
Committee members of the history book are:
Mary Michel (Editor), Dorothy McTaggart,
Barbara Bradley, Aileen Daley,
Tom Michel, Mabel Hodgson,
Therese Kazmiruk, Mary "Bill" Pankoski,
Betty Lamothe, Ethel Kennedy,
Barbara Warriner, Kathy Panter, Sylvia Martin.
All Rights Reserved
This book may not be printed in whole or in part without the
permission of Big River History Book Committee,
Big River, Saskatchewan.
Turner - Warwick Printers Ltd.
North Battleford, Saskatchewan - 1979
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