Road along the north shore of Francois Lake as it runs past Paradise Lodge this is a late 40's or early 1950's photo. Passed along by Leah Tourond:
This is the "old" Store and Gas Station at Nora Lee (Francois Lake). In foreground is Forrest Moore, owner & proprieter. Passed along by Leah Tourond:
Noralee School children in spring 1956. Doris Carleton was the school teacher.
Noralee School children in late 1950's.
Bits and Pieces . . .
Named after Nora & Lee Newgard, the first postmasters of Noralee.
During the early years Grainger Bros supplied logs and railroad ties to the Nicholson Sawmill located three miles west of the ferry landing. Contract For Ties.
Noralee Residents in 1945 NOTE: These names were collected from various sources. The list should in no way be considered complete and accurate.
Antilla Aale A - Active Service
Antilla Evelyn L M -
Antilla John - Farmer
Antilla Wallace A - Active Service
Brewer James M - Farmer
Granger Barry - Active Service
Granger James - Farmer
Granger Martin - Farmer
Johnson Mrs. Blanche - Postmistress
Johnson Ralph A - General Store
Larsen Helmer - Farmer
Matthew Sam - Trapper
Mitchell Alec - Trapper
Nelson Einer - Trapper
Osborne Earle - General Store
Robinson Walter - Farmer
Rosso T - Logger
Short Fay S - Farmer
Short Inis - Farmer
Tolhurst Fred J - Farmer
Noralee Post Office: office opened July 16, 1937 and closed August 3, 1967. Over the years there were 9 postmasters.