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Timber Trails, the history of the Town of Big River and District, has been reproduced on this Website with the kind permission of the Members of the Big River Historical Committee.

Timber Trails- A history of Big River.


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.

Printed by
Turner - Warwick Printers Ltd.
North Battleford, Saskatchewan - 1979

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Links to all jkcc.com Webpages.

| Ausland Lake, Saskatchewan |

| Deep River Fur Farm |

| Deep River Trapping Page |

| Deep River Fishing Page |

| My Norwegian Roots |

| Early Mink People Canada - Bowness |

| The Manager's Tale - Hugh Ross |

| Sakitawak Bi-Centennial - 200 Yrs. |

| Lost Land of the Caribou - Ed Theriau |

| The History of Buffalo Narrows |

| Hugh (Lefty) McLeod, Bush Pilot |

| George Greening, Bush Pilot |

| Timber Trails - History of Big River |

| Joe Anstett, Trapper |

| Bill Windrum, Bush Pilot |

| Face the North Wind - Art Karas |

| North to Cree Lake - Art Karas |

| Look at the Past - History Dore Lake |

| George Abbott Family History |

| These Are The Prairies |

| William A. A. Jay, Trapper |

| John Hedlund, Trapper |

| Deep River Photo Gallery |

| Cyril Mahoney, Trapper |

| Saskatchewan Pictorial History |

| Who's Who in furs - 1956 |

| Century in the Making - Big River |

| Wings Beyond Road's End |

| The Northern Trapper, 1923 |

| My Various Links Page |

| Ron Clancy, Author |

| Roman Catholic Church - 1849 |

| Frontier Characters - Ron Clancy |

| Northern Trader - Ron Clancy |

| Various Deep River Videos |

| How the Indians Used the Birch |

| The Death of Albert Johnson |

| Mink and Fish - Buffalo Narrows |

| Gold and Other Stories - Richards |

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