Harry Husak and Gier Thorden

Dore Lake Footnotes - Part Two.


Pine Marten. Pine Marten.
Photo Credits.

Big River Mill and Burner
Courtesy of Gaudoise Trembley

Big River around 1912
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

"Commercial Fishing is more than a job. It's a way of life."
Courtesy of Les and Violet Christranson

George B. Rizer and Dave Overly
Courtesy of Mrs. Carson Rizer

George Rizer's fishing camp.
Courtesy of Mrs. Carson Rizer

Nels Edson bringing nets back to camp.
Courtesy of Nels Edson

Two fishermen on their way to a fish camp.
Courtesy of Nels Edson

Fishing on the ice.
Courtesy of Gaudoise Trembley

Warming up and eating dinner on the ice.
Courtesy of Emanuel Wynn
Stan Campbell with Geir Thordon's fishing outfit.
Courtesy of Stan Campbell

Two fishermen standing on fish boxes.
Courtesy of Stan Campbell

Mrs. Alfred Swanson and Deanna.
Courtesy of Howard Swanson

Fish Plant at Murry's Point 1952.
Courtesy of Bernard and Ida Johnson

Waite's Cabins and workers.
Courtesy of Robert and Bernice Snell

George Mirasty, Geir Thordon, in front of cook shack.
Courtesy of Bernard and Ida Johnson

Children at fish plant.
Courtesy of Bernard and Ida Johnson

Ice pile turns the fuel shed on side, 1955.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Freighting with horses.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Going up north with Hudson's Bay freight.
Courtesy of Gaudoise Trembley

A swing going down at De Laronde Lake.
Courtesy of Gaudoise Trembley

Indian family taking advantage of the flour load.
Courtesy of Gaudoise Trembley

Cutting a hole in the ice.
Courtesy of Gaudoise Trembley

Fishing and freighting, 1937.
E. O. Brownfield and Trembley.
Courtesy of Carl Colby

Gathering fish and feeding the horses.
Courtesy of John Swanson

Ploughing a route, 1937.
Courtesy of Carl Colby

Nels Edson's stopping place at Murry's Point.
Courtesy of Nels Edson

Verner Johnson's cat swings.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Ida Johnson on a caboose.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

A cat breaks through the ice.
Courtesy of Stan Campbell

Verner Johnson ploughing Grassy Point.
Courtesy of Carl and Peggy Johnson

Verner Johnson and Les Christranson
loading hay rake.
Courtesy of Les and Violet Christranson

A Hudson's Bay Co. boat freight.
Courtesy of Gaudoise Trembley

Big River Consolidated Fisheries
sawmill workers.
Courtesy of Florence Olsen

Waite's Fisheries sawmill at Murry's Point.
Courtesy of Robert and Bernice Snell

Verner Johnson's timber outfit hauling logs.
Courtesy of Carl and Peggy Johnson

Harold Viden's Mink Ranch at Murry's Point.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Dore Lake road 1952, between Appleby Creek
and Sled Lake.
Courtesy of Robert and Bernice Snell

Dore Lake road, 1952, near the
forks of Highway 55.
Courtesy of Robert and Bernice Snell

Saskatchewan ambulance plane
taking out patient.
Courtesy of Les and Violet Christranson

Dore Tower Cabin 1946.
Courtesy of Robert and Bernice Snell

The Viden home and post office 1948.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Mail plane.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

George Olsen and dog team.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Michel Lodge 1974.
Courtesy of C. W. Jones

First cabin built by Del Joncas.
Courtesy of Glen and Opal Swedberg

Mary McBride, Del Joncas and Brian Craig.

Courtesy of Glen and Opal Swedberg

Del Joncas building a boat at Dore Lake.
Courtesy of Glen and Opal Swedberg

Del Joncas after the fire June 1965.
Courtesy of Glen and Opal Swedberg

Dore Lake Lodge Pamphlet.
Courtesy of Vera Bishop

Dore Lake School and the first teacher.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

School Concert 1965.
Courtesy of Carl and Peggy Johnson

The old Maiden Lake School House.
Courtesy of Carl and Peggy Johnson

Bob Snyder presentation by Tony Kowalczyk.
Courtesy of Tony Kowalczyk

Top athlete of 1980, Troy Wilson.
Courtesy of Tony Kowalczyk

Dore Lake School Picture.
Courtesy of Tony Kowalczyk

Curling Rink and Hall under construction.
Courtesy of Carl and Peggy Johnson

Barry McLellan opening rink and hall.
Courtesy of Carl and Peggy Johnson

Fire May 11, 1977.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Fire May 12, behind Dore Lake Lodge.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Supply Plane at the government dock.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Fire taken from Husak's yard.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Harry Harrison with Myrtel and
Florence Olsen.
Courtesy of Florence Olsen

Nets Edson's fish camp at Whalen's Bay.
Courtesy of Nels Edson

Peter Fraser, age 72.
Courtesy of Kenneth Fraser

Gus Swanson and his wife Viola.
Courtesy of Howard Swanson

John and Ingrid Swanson.
Courtesy of Howard Swanson

Verner Johnson after winning
endurance race.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Verner Johnson's winning dog sled team.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Verner Johnson's Point.
Courtesy of Carl and Peggy Johnson

The orchard at the Johnson's home.
Courtesy of Carl Johnson

Verner and son Carl with a pet deer.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

John Thompson.
Courtesy of John Thompson

John Thompson's dog team 1936.
Courtesy of John Thompson

John Thompson's fishing camp.
Courtesy of John Thompson

Emanuel Wynn fishing.
Courtesy of Emanuel Wynn

Emanuel Wynn halfway between
Potatoe Island and Moose Island.
Courtesy of Emanuel Wynn

Emanuel with teacher Mildred Hill.
Courtesy of Emanuel Wynn

Cliff Kemp, John Hoehn and
Joe Shingle, 1934.
Courtesy of John Hoehn

Ed Zeigler's camp at Smith's Bay.
Courtesy of John Hoehn

Ed Zeigler and children at Smith's Bay.
Courtesy of John Hoehn

Emil Zinovich fishing at
Verner Johnson's place.
Courtesy of Alexandra Zinovich

1941 Emil and Alexandra Zinovich.
Courtesy of Alexandra Zinovich

1942, Alexandra, Emil and Victor Bond.
Courtesy of Alexandra Zinovich

Emil Zinovich and son Leonard.
Courtesy of Alexandra Zinovich

Harry Husak and Geir Thordon.
Courtesy of Carl and Peggy Johnson

Stan Campbell with a deer
killed by wolves.
Courtesy of Stan Campbell

Moving Viden's house from Murry's Point.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Glen Eldridge, Mrs. Sharpe
and Delea Eldridge.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Mary Husak, Ted Figland, Harry Husak...
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

The children and sitting
around the table.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Mrs. Frederickson and her boys.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Tom and Mary McBride.
Courtesy of Les and Violet Christranson

Harold Eldridge and Geir Thordon.
Courtesy of Bernard Johnson

Violet and Les Christranson, 1943.
Courtesy of Les and Violet Christranson

Les Christranson, 1955.
Courtesy of Les and Violet Christianson

George Greening and Violet Christianson.
Courtesy of Les and Violet Christianson

Christranson's Big Island camp.
Courtesy of Les and Violet Christianson

Les, Ivan and Doug Christianson
at Verner Johnson's.
Courtesy of Les and Violet Christianson

Carl Johnson hitching up the horse 1951.
Courtesy of Carl and Peggy Johnson

Carl and Peggy's first home
at Joseph's Point.
Courtesy of Carl and Peggy Johnson

Peggy and Sport.
Courtesy of Carl and Peggy Johnson

Early spring, 1955.
Courtesy of Robert and Bernice Snell

Robert and Bernice Snell early 1950's.
Courtesy of Robert and Bernice Snell

Henry Manson holding fish.
Courtesy of Robert and Bernice Snell

Bob and Ken Snell, 1952.
Courtesy of Robert and Bernice Snell

Bernard Johnson and Tom McBride, 1951.
Courtesy of Bernard and Ida Johnson

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Snell, Ida Mae Johnson
and Maxine Johnson.
Courtesy of Bernard and Ida Johnson

Verner Johnson's boat.
Courtesy of Carl and Peggy Johnson

Ted Figeland.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Chris and Lillian Wopnford.
Courtesy of Chris and Lillian Wopnford

Maria and Joe Jarusewich.
Courtesy of Bernard Palmer

Harold and Florence Viden.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Brick and Mary Viden and family.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Ferdie, Eileen, Donna and Harry Edquist.
Courtesy of Harry and Eileen Edquist

Sawmill and Box factory at Murry's Point.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Ted Figeland, Mildred Hill, Phyllis Johnson.
Courtesy of Emanuel Wynn

Geir Thordon.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Johnson Family.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Setting up camp.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Sawmill and Box Factory.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Model "A", 4 Wheel Drive Jeep, Bombardier.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Frederickson's pet moose.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Garry Viden and Ferdie Edquist at lumber piles.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Jordon, Maxine and Wayne Johnson.
Courtesy of Bernard and Ida Johnson

Baptiste Mirasty.
Courtesy of Emanuel Wynn

Alis and Harry Edquist.
Courtesy of Harry and Eileen Edquist

Bud Wilson.
Courtesy of Harry and Eileen Edquist

Logging on Big Island.
Courtesy of Emanuel Wynn

Harold Viden's mink ranch at
Murry's Point.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Spring 1962, Ted Johnson
hauling mink pens.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Viden and Johnson mink sheds.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Carl Vickland and Ferdie Edquist
watering mink.
Courtesy of Harry and Eileen Edquist

Halvor Ausland's mink ranch
on Deep River.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Outdoor Service at Camp Carmel.
Courtesy of Bernard Palmer

Marshall Calverley.
Courtesy of Bernard Palmer

Ray Kennedy and Family.
Courtesy of Bernard Palmer

Sunday School Class, 1964.
Courtesy of Harold and Florence Viden

Bernard Johnson feeding mink.
Courtesy of Gerard Mackuch
and Denosa Magazine

Harry Husak by his stove.
Courtesy of Graham Guest and
Denosa Magazine

Dore Lake Headquarters.
Courtesy-of Ted Arsenault

Dore Lake headquarters house
under construction.
Courtesy of Ted Arsenault

Ted Arsenault. First D.N.R.
uniform, 1952.
Courtesy of Ted Arsenault


Documents.

Big River Fisheries Limited.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Warehouse Receipt.
Courtesy of Ted and Carol Johnson

Table 1, "Changes in the Fishery
of Dore Lake between 1956 and 1967",
R. P. Johnson, (Department of Fisheries,
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, 1967).

Table, 2, Ibid.

Table 3, Ibid.

Table 4, Ibid.

"Letter to Bernice Snell", Saskatchewan
Archives Board, File No. 242 GI,
(Regina, Saskatchewan, Aug. 19, 1960).

"Lightning Struck at Dore Lake
Headquarters", Saskatchewan Archives
Board, File No. 737D, (Prince Albert,
Saskatchewan, July 15, 1954).

"Hay Lease", Saskatchewan Archives Board.

"Letter to sawmill permit", Saskatchewan
Archives Board, (Prince Albert,
Sask., Dec. 5, 1919).


Bibliography.

Andres, Frank (Mrs.),
"Joe and Mariya Jarusewich",
MacLeans Magazine. Big River History Book
Committee, Timber Trails.

Fisheries Branch, D.N.S., "Commercial
Production Report Dore Lake", 1981.

Guest, G., Denosa Magazine,
"Harry Husak of Dore Lake", 1981.

Johnson, R., "Changes In the Fishery
in Dore Lake Between 1956
and 1957", D.N.S., 1967.

Kuter-Luks, Peter, Meadow Lake Progress,
"Harry Husak's Life in Dore Lake", 1980.

Longpre', Robert, Ile-a-la-Crosse
1776-1976, 1976.

Makauch, G., Denosa Magazine,
"Mink Ranching Mostly a Thing of the Past",
1981. Orr, R., Fisheries Branch, D.N.S., 1982.

Public Archives of Canada, Files.

Richards and Tung, Atlas of
Saskatchewan, 1969.

Russell, E. T., What's In a Name.

Saskatchewan Archives Board, Files.

Wuorinen, Richard, A History of
Buffalo Narrows, 1981.


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