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Big Buffalo Lake

Beach on Sand Point on Big Buffalo Lake - a long spit of sand backed by a slough.

Marching Dunes on Sandy Point on east side of Big Buffalo Lake.

Big Buffalo Lake.

Beach on Sandy Point on east shore of Big Buffalo Lake.

Big Buffalo Lake

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Ile a la Crosse

Sandy beach on W shore of Sorich Bay on Ile a la Crosse Lake - a short distance to east of new highway to Buffalo Narrows (now #155) - to be reserved for possible future parkland development.

Ile a la Crosse Lake, W shore

Ile a la Crosse Lake, W shore.

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Jackfish Lake

Jackfish Lake: Sanitation problem on Pirot's property at Cochin Beach - toilets not ten feet from cottages, lots not surveyed.

Jackfish Lake: The public beach on Pirot's property at Cochin Beach.

Pier constructed by Dominion Government at the point where the stream from Murray Lake enters Jackfish Lake.

Jackfish Lake: Women's bathhouse on Pirot's property at Cochin Beach.

Cottage development in a rear street on Pirot's property at Cochin Beach on Jackfish Lake.

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Jackfish Lake

Pirot's development at Cochin Beach on Jackfish Lake, from top of hill to north.

Pirot's development, Cochin Beach.

Pirot's development, Cochin Beach.

On a different part of Jackfish lake from Pirot's development at Cochin Beach, shown in the previous photos, there is a dry upland terrace to the rear of the beach on Indian Reservation 159, shown here.

Dry upland terrace to rear of beach on Indian Reservation 159 on Jackfish Lake.

Sandy beach on Indian Reservation 159 on Jackfish Lake - the northern reservation beach.

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Lac la Plonge

Cut bank of sandy shoreline on north shore of Lac la Plonge.

High water levels on E shore of Lac la plonge leaves no beach - water to edge of vegetation - wet land to rear - no value for recreation developments.

Absence of beach on E shore of Lac la Plonge.

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Lac la Plonge

Dupuis' cabins at Lac la Plonge - cost $125 each to build, excellent construction standard for the area.

Dupuis' Cabins, Lac la Plonge.

Low, wet, and boggy land along N shore of Lac la plonge to N of present development - burnt over area - useless for building.

Sand pressure ridge on N shore of Lac la Plonge - Jack pine on pressure ridge - to the N of ridge there is wet land - too narrow in upland for development as extensive resort area.

Sand pressure ridge at Lac la Plonge. This entire series of 70 photos taken by B. Baker in 1956, plus a similar series taken earlier that same summer, were of prospective tourist and park development sites. Some of these places did later become thus developed, such as the very large Meadow Lake Provincial Park, and Jackfish Lake, but others did not.

Lac la Plonge: Sand pressure ridge now having an eroded cut bank. Jack pine and poplar vegetation, slough to rear of ridge. Beach = 4 feet wide. Pressure ridge varies from 6 to 10 feet in height.

Sand pressure ridge at Lac la Plonge. This site appears to have been one of those that was rejected for consideration for further development by the Province.

Sand pressure ridge at Lac la Plonge.

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