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Alaric children and Norm Barr sitting on a Workhorse

  • BARR_2011_042-01-019
  • Item
  • [1935]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Copy of a group photograph of (from left to right) Bobby Hudson, Norm Barr, Peggy Alaric, and Jerry Hudson sitting on the back of a workhorse that belonged to the Alaric family. Albert Alaric is holding the horse's reigns.

And have the boys a plaything in the Parkhurst Pussy!

  • BARR_2011_042-02-001
  • Item
  • [1933 or 1934]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Comic poem written by Georgina Murray, daughter of Ma Murray of Lillooet. The poem is about the crawler tractor at Parkhurst. Although the tractor was actually of the brand "Cletrac" it was widely known as the "Cat" after the brand "Caterpillar". This poem was making a pun on the word cat, describing the machine as a pet.

Barr Fonds

  • BARR_2011_042
  • Fonds
  • [1927]-1938

Photographs belonging to Ross and Alison Barr documenting their life at Parkhurst sawmill on Green Lake, Whistler. One comic poem about Parkhurst.

Barr family cross country skiing

  • BARR_2011_042-01-017
  • Item
  • [c. 1930s?]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Group photograph of (from left to right) William Barr, Dorothy Barr, and Alison Barr cross country skiing. Lady, the deer, is jumping up at William Barr. Lady was a pet deer that the Barrs looked after until she got a little too rowdy.

Boat used for towing the boom

  • BARR_2011_042-01-005
  • Item
  • [1930s?]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Photograph of the boat used by the Barrs at Parkhurst for towing the boom. There are several people and a dog on board. The inscription on the verso reads "[June] Thompson"

Cairn on Red Mountain

  • BARR_2011_042-01-007
  • Item
  • [1931]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Photograph of William Barr and his wife to be, Dorothy Davies, standing by the cairn on Red Mountain (now known as Fissile Mountain). The inscription on the reverse reads "Cairn Red mtn, Dorothy and Will, 1931?"

Christmas with the Alaric family

  • BARR_2011_042-01-015
  • Item
  • [1937]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Group photograph of members of the Barr, Hudson, and Alaric families wearing festive hats.

Inscription on the verso reads "Xmas Green Lake, Alaric family with us, 1929. Bob Hudson 215-2251 Pitt River Rd Pt [Coz]."

Although the verso reads 1929, judging by the age of the children this is more likely to be 1937.

Top row, from left to right: Ross Barr, unknown, Albert Alaric's brother, Albert Alaric, unknown.
Bottom row, from left to right: Bobby Hudson, [Gerry] Hudson, Peggy Alaric, unknown, Madeline Hudson, Ann Alaric.

Christmas with the Alarics 2

  • BARR_2011_042-01-024
  • Item
  • [1937]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Group photograph including members of the Barr, Hudson, and Alaric families wearing festive hats.

Inscription on the verso reads "Chrismas 1937 at Parkhurst. Barrs and Alarics".

Top row (from left to right): Ross Barr, unknown, Albert Alaric's brother, Albert Alaric, Alison Barr.
Bottom Row (from left to right): Bobby Hudson, [Gerry] Hudson, Peggy Alaric, unknown, Madeline Hudson, Ann Alaric.

Cletrac at Parkhurst

  • BARR_2011_042-01-018
  • Item
  • [c. 1937]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Photograph of Ross Barr standing in front of a Cletrac crawler tractor at Parkhurst.

Inscription on the verso reads "Cletrac, Green Lake, Keeley's".

Denis DeBeck's house

  • BARR_2011_042-01-012
  • Item
  • 1938
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Photograph of the DeBeck house taken from across Green Lake.

The inscription on the recto reads "Denis DeBeck house Parkhurst" and the inscription on the verso reads "Dorothy and Denis 1st house, picture taken from across Green Lake, Gree [sic] Lake Parkhurst, 1938, across Green Lake."

It is believed that Denis and Dorothy's house is the building on the right as Denis's sister, Betsy Henderson, remembers it being right next to the creek that runs into Green Lake.

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