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CHAPTER I:
A JOURNEY OF SENTIMENT


CHAPTER II:
THE FATAL ERROR


CHAPTER III:
DUTY FIRST


CHAPTER IV:
A MAN'S GAME


CHAPTER V:
A PERMANENT MEMORIAL


CHAPTER VI:
WILL THE ICE TURN US BACK?


CHAPTER VII:
STORMY VOYAGE


CHAPTER VIII:
RETURN TO NORTHWEST RIVER


CHAPTER IX:
A CHIEF VOYAGEUR


CHAPTER X:
THE BEAVER IS A BAD RIVER


CHAPTER XI:
SOUNDING THE BIG LAKE


CHAPTER XII:
BREAD WITHOUT BAKING POWDER MAKES ME SICK


CHAPTER XIII:
I NEVER TRAVELS ON SUNDAY


CHAPTER XIV:
VIRGIN AS GOD MADE IT


CHAPTER XV:
FIRST PORTAGE


CHAPTER XVI:
TRAIL COMPANIONS


CHAPTER XVII:
MURDOCK'S RAPID


CHAPTER XVIII:
TRACKING THROUGH BOULDERS


CHAPTER XIX:
MARCH TO YOUR FRONT LIKE A SOLDIER


CHAPTER XX:
IT'S ALWAYS BAD LUCK TO TRAVEL ON SUNDAY


CHAPTER XXI:
WORST COUNTRY FOR GAME I EVER SAW


CHAPTER XXII:
BACK TO GET THE BAKING POWDER


CHAPTER XXIII:
DISASTER IN THE RAPIDS


CHAPTER XXIV:
TAKING STOCK


CHAPTER XXV:
GRAPPLING


CHAPTER XXVI:
INDIANS HAVE PLENTY OF HARD TIMES


CHAPTER XXVII:
THIS RIVER IS LIKE A BAD WOMAN


CHAPTER XXVIII:
NO RELIEF FROM WADING


CHAPTER XXIX:
HELL AND TWENTY


CHAPTER XXX:
BACKPACKING TO THE SUSAN


CHAPTER XXXI:
VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH


CHAPTER XXXII:
THE MIND WORKS CURIOUSLY


CHAPTER XXXIII:
RELIVING THE PARTING


CHAPTER XXXIV:
MARKING HUBBARD'S BOULDER


CHAPTER XXXV:
A NEW DISASTER


CHAPTER XXXVI:
THE HARDEST BIT OF TRAVELING I EVER DONE


CHAPTER XXXVII:
SOMETHING WORTHWHILE UP THERE IN THE HILLS


NOTES

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ADDENDUM TO
THIRD EDITION

COMMENTS ON THE
NAMING COMPULSION


Back To The Labrador Wilds

The Return to Hubbard's Last Camp

 Expanded Third Edition 2016


ILLUSTRATIONS

 

(After)

 

 

Leonidas Hubbard Jr.

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Sketch map by Dillon Wallace of route of 1913 journey

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Donald Blake’s cabin on Grand Lake

I

Dillon Wallace and Judge Malone before the start

X

Netted up for the ascent of the Beaver

X

Gilbert Blake and Judge Malone in camp

XII

Murdock McLean and Henry Blake on the river

XIII

Gilbert Blake, Voyageur

XIII

Boiling the kettle

XIV

Tracking on the Beaver

XV

NL Premier Joey Smallwood accepts Bottle of Churchill Falls XVI
The Grand (Churchill) Falls. XVI
Annotated contents of bottle XVI

Lifting the canoe over the shallows

XVIII

Judge Malone tending kit

XIX

Lining over the rapids

XIX

Roger Newell Falls

XXVI

Below the chute on the Beaver

XXVIII

Camped below the chute

XXVIII

The boulder as found

XXXII

Arrival at Hubbard’s Rock

XXXIII

Wallace and the inscribed stone

XXXIV

Remnants of Hubbard’s belongings.

XXXIV

The canoe wrecked

XXXV

Crossing the Beaver by raft

XXXVI

Aerial view of Hubbard memorial site

NOTES

Hubbard memorial plaque

NOTES

Map of 1903 and 1913 expeditions

NOTES

Close-up of memorial plaque

NOTES

Photo of Gilbert Blake in his eighties

Dillon Wallace in his later years.


Leonidas Hubbard Jr. Circa 1900


Map by Dillon Wallace of Route of 1913 journey
(Click map for larger view)

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