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History: The Douglas Lake Cattle Company Ltd.

Reprinted from the February 1952 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

History: The Douglas Lake Cattle Company Ltd.
By L. P. Guichon, Quilchena, B.C.

‘Within the past two years the ownership of the Douglas Lake Cattle Company has passed from the hands of the descendants of one of the original founders. Much has been written about the largest ranch in Canada, about its former owners and about its new owners.

In all these accounts, I feel, that mention of a very important accomplishment of the big Company and its operators has been overlooked and passed up – that is the very great and important part that the Company played in building up the cattle and horse industry of the Province and the Nicola Valley in particular.’

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