Boniface says if the water was high we would run the Big Rapids on the left straight through, but we cannot do it now.
Below the carry around the Big Rapids was the tilt where Uncle Ben and Hiram had spent the winter.
Above them was a small island, and below them the river leaped and roared in a series of Big Rapids.
There was a small saw-mill nine miles from our cabin, on the spot that is now Big Rapids, and there we bought our lumber.
There was now and then a wonderful ball at Big Rapids, then a booming lumber town.
The ball was at Big Rapids, which by this time had grown to be a thriving lumber town.