Pine Marten. Pine Marten.
Footnotes
Page two.




    Photographs.

    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 in 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', R., 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, R., A History of Buffalo Narrows, 1981.
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