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Contact Sheet

Contact sheet depicting a man standing in front of a Snowgoose bus, a helicopter, a group of people waiting at a train station, and a group of men standing in front of an Air BC float plane.

First aircraft to land on Alta Lake

Photograph of the first aircraft to land on Alta Lake. The plane is an HS2L flying boat, G-CYDX. It was from the Canadian Air Force, Jericho Beach Station, Vancouver, B.C. and flown by Earl Leslie MacLeod.

Negatives

Photographs depicting a group of people in front of a train station, a group of men in front of a BC Air float plane, a man standing in front of a Snowgoose bus, and a helicopter.

November 1st, 1982 Facts

Paperclipped notes giving basic facts about Whistler's infrastructure, capacity, transportation, trails, community groups, and services.

Plane [Trip] - Sept[ember] 8, 1962 - Ekt[achrome]

  • WA_2019_030-01-156
  • File
  • September 8, 1962
  • Part of Dick Chambers

Photographs of Mt Baker, Slesse Creek, and the Canadian-US border peaks from a plane trip from Vancouver to Washington on September 8, 1962.

Captions:
001: "Roy + Plane - Vancouver - Sept[ember] 8, 1962 - Ekt[achrome]"
002: "Mt Baker from Air - Sept[ember]8, 1962 - Ekt[achrome]"
003: "Border P[ea]ks from Plane - Sept[ember] 8, 1962 - Ekt[achrome]"
004: "Slesse [Creek] from Plane - Sept[ember] 8, 1962 - Ekt[achrome]"

[Ektachrome refers to the type of film used.]

Umberto's Cup Posters

Posters for Umberto's Cup Airline Challenge, held on April 18, 1986, a ski race in which employees of airlines compete for charity with the proceeds going to the BC Heart Foundation. Airlines completing included: Air Canada, Air BC, AirCal, Air New Zealand, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa, Canadian Pacific Airlines, Pacific Western Airlines, Qantas, Wardair, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, KLM, and Western Airlines.

Week of August 1, 1983

Photographs including but not limited to Logging Games; portraits; band playing outdoors in Whistler Village; awards at evening event; house interior; homemade airplane; small planes; Pemberton; trucks; Government of Canada Special Recovery Project; setting up for outdoor concert; post boxes; Whistler Resort Association promotional film;
Appears in August 4, 1983 issue:
02-338-107. Pg. 1. Caption: Designer Kurt Warner (center) of Arabesque Tension Structures instructs a group on setting up the WRA's new $15,000 tent at Myrtle Philip School field July 28. The tent is lifted initially by what Warner calls "the world's largest bumper jack" then pulled over by a vehicle or a winch. It can be set up in three hours and collapsed in half the time and can serve as overhead shelter or a band shell.
02-338-126. Pg. 2. Caption: What all of Whistler's been waiting for -- 364 new boxes were installed at the post office July 27. Contractor Richard Vandervinne also added two new security doors while he was at it. The postmaster asked letter-lovers to quell their enthusiasm. Everyone who has applied for a box will be contacted within the next two months.
02-338-64. Pg. 3. Caption: [inset] Don Natanos flies a one-seater plane on Saturday, July 31 as part of an eight-minute promotional film for the Whistler Resort Association. The film is being produced by Petersen Productions.
02-338-72. Pg. 3. Caption: See above.
02-338-38. Pg. 5. Caption: Ernie Hnatiuk ... looking forward to working with WLC.
02-338-26. Pg. 6. Caption: [left] Lee-Ann Russell, Village Store Employee, Brio Estates.
02-338-33. Pg. 6. Caption: [middle] Dennis Waddingham, Village Store Owner, Whistler Cay.
02-338-61. Pg. 6. Caption: [bottom] Paul Burrows, former publisher of The Whistler Question, receives two awards fro Kevin Hamm, publisher of the Northwest Herald in Saskatchewan at the CCNA annual meeting in Winnipeg. The Question was awarded first place for best all-round newspaper and best front page in its circulation class in Canada.
02-338-122. Pg. 7. Caption: [top] Whistler Resort Association's latest purchase, a $15,000 "Arabesque" tent, was put up under the close scrutiny of designer Kurt Warner of Calgary.
02-338-113. Pg. 7. Caption: [middle] on the Myrtle Philip School playing field July 28.
02-338-100. Pg. 7. Caption: [bottom] The tent covers 2400 sq. ft. and is 40 ft. wide and 60ft. high. When everyone has learned the ropes, it should take three people three hours to set up.
02-338-85. Pg. 8. Caption: [top] Small planes line up along the new airstrip in Pemberton (above)
02-338-93. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom] while signs at the entrance announce the federal government's $400,000 grant to improve the landing strip.
02-338-18. Pg. 9. Caption: [top] The Bischoff brothers of Squamish (above) take 10 swings in the Butcher Block competition during Squamish Loggers' Sports Days finals July 31 at the new stadium in Squamish.
02-338-11. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom] Left, two loggers descent just below the speed of gravity in the Pole Climb.
02-338-48. Pg. 10. Caption: With a touch of Irish traditional music blended with their own, (l to r) Geoffrey Kelly, Jay Knudson and John Mann brightened up an already sunny Village Square Sunday. The lively trio hails from Vancouver.
02-338-45. Pg. 13. Caption: Linda Lesch (left) gives a nod of approval to the goodie picked out by Heather Powell-Long, 3, at the community centre bake sale Sunday, while Chani Long, 5, and Taya James, 9, consider their choices. $149 was raised for the project.

Week of February 9, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to portraits; balloons in Whistler Village; Lorne Borgal; snowcat; giant tent; man singing with ski poles in performance; dancing; drinking; homemade plane; windsurfing on frozen lake; Winterfest; Molson World Cup of Downhill; skating; Canadian Pacific Railway; finish hut at World Cup of Downhill; ladder
Appears in February 9, 1984 issue:
02-369-1. Pg. 1. Caption: The craziest new business in town is Cat Balloon, a service that delivers bouquets of balloons to parties, friends and just about anywhere. Debbi Jensen (above right) and Al Fischer started the unique service last week, and on Sunday passed out free balloons to kids in the village. Their balloons are guaranteed to stay aloft 14 hours.
02-369-165. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Brett Connolly was hard at work last Thursday on Popeye's, a new disco-restaurant planned for the Village Square entrance of Crystal Lodge. Herbert Neimann, principle of the Black Forest, says that Popeye's will have an A liquor licence and have seating for 100 people on three levels. He expects it to be open for World Cup.
02-369-61. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Winterfest General Manager Brian Moran, left, puts in the first Rotary Club lottery ticket into one of the five kiosks set-up around Whistler as Lindsay Wilson, Rotary Club member, looks on. Along with several bonus draws, luck winner of the lottery will have a dual mountain pass for life. The specially built kiosks have been erected in Village Entrance, Carlton Lodge, Backcomb's Daylodge and on Whistler's Gondola and Roundhouse.
02-369-113. Pg. 5. Caption: Kalman Horvath just can't get enough wind-surfing in during the summer. So the 15-year-old Pemberton High student took there old skates, a piece of plywood and fashioned himself an ice-board.
02-369-115. Pg. 6. Caption: The buzzing noise you may have heard Saturday and Sunday was this ultralight, piloted by its designer Larry Corme of Surrey. The 250 lb. Beaver is powered by a 28 hp motor and was able to take off and land safely on Alta Lake.
02-369-8. Pg. 8. Caption: [left] Gabe Bandel, Computer Technician, Vancouver.
02-369-9. Pg. 8. Caption: [middle] Lexi Spacek, Art Student, Santa Barbara, California.
02-369-12. Pg. 14. Caption: [bottom] Freestyle bump skiers Terri Schlingloff and Brenda Desnoyers moguled their way to medals at an amateur competition at Hemlock Valley Saturday.
02-369-71. Pg. 15. Caption: Stumps was a hoppin' last Tuesday night with its first ever air band contest. Groups of boisterous Whistlerites banded together and play their favourite tunes -- sans instruments and sans vocal chords. The winner, by a country shout, was Billy Idol (aka Jeff Tuttle) who, along with band members Dave Budka, J.D., and Jean Haghi, performed White Wedding. The crowd love's. Runner up was the Superbs, a group organized at the last minute, composed of Val Lang, Shelley Phalanx and Janet (Brillo) Brough. It was a great show but afterward everyone was asking: when's the next one?
02-369-39. Pg. 16. Caption: That funny looking vehicle zipping around Whistler Village last Thursday wasn't your usual all-terrain carrier. IT was a Hagglunds all-terrain carrier developed for the Swedish Army. Now exported throughout the world, the $140,000 vehicle can ford streams, drive at 35 mph on the highway, slog through snow, and generally go anywhere. Driver Dave Brand forded Fitzsimmons Creek last Thursday and the Hagglunds crossed as if it were going over the Prairies.
02-369-182. Pg. 17. Caption: Workmen put the finishing touches on the World Cup Timing shed at the gondola base.

Week of January 10, 1979

Photographs including but not limited to outdoor ice hockey; car accident; small aircraft; raccoons; roads
02-26-01 on pg. 1. Caption: And a Happy New Year to you! Bags of holiday goodies stacked in, around and on top of the Function Junction bins after the Christmas/New Year's holiday.
02-26-18 on pg. 6. Caption: (Above) Rocky the Raccoon pays his nightly visit through the hole in the rock at the Whistler Vale bar.
02-26-22 on pg. 6. Caption: (Left) Bartender Rosarie Gauthier and manager Per Christiansen behind the bar in the Christiana's remodelled Bavarian Lounge.
02-26-30 on pg. 7. Caption: STOL Airplane takes off from the Mons' airstrip on Sunday.
02-26-28 on pg. 8. Caption: One for the road! -- Highways' gravel truck being rescued out of the ditch by the Wayside Park on Sunday, January 7.
02-26-11 on pg. [16]. Caption: Sign of the times! -- Burst pipes due to the freezing cold weather. This has been happening all over Whistler this winter. This particular instance is at Whistler Vale.

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