Recent Photos

The west end of Red Lake attracts many photographers.  Here are some examples, but please send us your own photos and videos.

Erratic Rock at the Museum

Erratic Rock at the Museum

Stories are told about this rock. A baby is buried beneath.

Frank Paishk's cabin

Frank Paishk's cabin

At one time there was a settlement of several houses here at West Narrows. Josephine King remembers living here as a child.

Pipestone Bay

Pipestone Bay

by John Richthammer

Rodney King cuts soapstone

Rodney King cuts soapstone

His ancestors came here to collect the soapstone for their pipes.

The Museum

The Museum

Looking out from the museum brings you back in time as you imagine the life here before us

Surveyors left their Mark

Surveyors left their Mark

These markings at Pipestone Narrows date back to when they first came through this area.

Rodney's Soapstone

Rodney's Soapstone

We do not encourage anyone cutting this stone except the descendants of the original families from this area.

Flint chips at the Narrows

Flint chips at the Narrows

Along the shoreline near Pipestone Narrows lie many flint chips, some from the Dakotas and further. A fish weir once existed here when the water was lower.

A flight down Red Lake

A flight down Red Lake

The cliffs of the west end

The cliffs of the west end

Revell Point

Revell Point

Looking towards Revell Point from West Red Lake Mines site in Phillips Channel. by John Richthammer

Pipestone, JJ Richthammer

Pipestone, JJ Richthammer

Of the hundreds of photographs I've taken over the years of Pipestone Bay, this is one of my favourites. Taken in 2015 by John Richthammer

Pipestone Bay

Pipestone Bay

by John Richthammer

Entrance to West Narrows

Entrance to West Narrows

by John Richthammer

A shoreline scene

A shoreline scene

at Pipestone Bay, John Richthammer

West Red Lake Mining Museum, created by Enid Carlson

A flight down Red Lake