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Lake and District Memories (Click on photos to enlarge)
This photo is of Mr. McAllister and his catch of fish on the shore of Baptiste Lake. . Photo courtesy Laura Graham.

1937, the local baptiste boys. Notice the 1930 Chev touring auto and Grants store in the background. Photo courtesy Ross Sears.

1941, Ross Sears and Jimmy Bunker. Photo courtesy Ross Sears.
This is a photo of Herb Grant. Photo courtesy Laura Graham. This is a photo of Great Grandfather John Wesley Grant in the front of the boat out on Baptiste Lake. Photo courtesy Laura Graham. Here is a photo of Ed Grant out on the lake in the boat. Photo courtesy Laura Graham.
My great Uncle Clarence Grant cutting ice on Baptiste Lake. Photo courtesy Laura Graham. Photo is of high falls dam. Photo courtesy Laura Graham. The log jam is on one of the inlets to Baptiste waiting for spring thaw. Photo courtesy Laura Graham.
The canoe pic is Sam Baptiste and someone else out on Baptiste. Photo courtesy Laura Graham. Ed Grant and Herb Grant cleaning fish on the dock. Photo courtesy Laura Graham. Martin Lumbers trucks while the mill was on the South side of Baptiste Lake. Photo courtesy Laura Graham.
Photo of the Special Train from Niagara stopped at Baptiste Station. Photo courtesy Laura Graham. Photo of the Camp Caniaga boat that picked up the "Millionaires" from the Special Train from Niagara and brought them to Millionaires Island lodge. Photo courtesy Laura Graham. Photo of my uncle floating one of the draft horses from the boat launch on North baptiste to Blueberry island to do some logging (around late 1960's. Photo courtesy Laura Graham.
Please find attached picture of the "Baptiste Alligator" which towed logs from the lumber camp at Diamond Lake to the mill at Baptiste. Courtesy of Ron and Margaret Cafley (former Baptiste Lake residents). Here is a fall picture taken in 1986 by Mac Bartlett. Mac Bartlett was born in the village, went to Toronto, then retired here. His family came here in the early 1860s (To Monteagle township) Mac's great-grandfather had 6 sons ,many descendants still live in the area.