History: Trail to Sounding Lake

Reprinted from the October 1950
 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Trail to Sounding Lake
By Margaret V. Watt, 748 East 60th Ave., Vancouver, B.C.

‘”Where in the world is Sounding Lake?” someone was sure to ask. At first it was hard to find. Close scrutiny of the map revealed a small, bright blue splotch about two-thirds of the way up from the International Boundary, close to the eastern edge of Alberta. There were no towns near Sounding Lake, it was observed, nor railroads, nor settlers. There was nothing, in fact, but space – a lot of space – on every side. In a short time any of us could drop a finger on the exact spot.’

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