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Douglas, Alex 'Axel'
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Building T-bar 1980 Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp

Photographs of the Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp building their T-bar on Whistler Mountain, and a Volkswagen Beetle near the water.

Identification according to ADOUGLAS-03-011:

  • 001 (93-6) – May 1980, “SUMMER CAMP starts – damage to bottom station.”
  • 002 (93-7) – May 1980, “damage to counter weight frame.”
  • 003 (93-10) – May 1980, “Before the tower holes.”
  • 004 (93-11) – May 1980, “Damage Bottom station.”
  • 005 (93-13) – May 1980, “Lunch time.”
  • 006 (93-12) – May 1980, “Rock storage area.”
  • 007 (93-15) – May 1980, “Distance to where we found the cable over the edge of the snow bank, it was 120 ft away and 6 ft under the snow.”
  • 008 (93-17) – May 1980, “digging the cable out.”
  • 009 (93-20) – May 1980, “[Rocky] (John + Jan) and new child they were over X-country skiing.”
  • 010 (93B-1) – June 1980, “Bill, Floyd, Noel, loading salt.”
  • 011 (93B-2) – June 1980, “Adrian.”
  • 012 (93B-5) – June 1980, “Lining up tower 1.”
  • 013 (93B-7) – June 1980, “Lining up tower 2.”
  • 014 (93B-12) – June 1980, “Tower 1 +2 up.”
  • 015 (93B-16) – June 1980, “Tower 3 being welded.”
  • 016 (93B-17) – June 1980, “Tower 3 being welded.”
  • 017 (93B-18) – June 1980, “Floyd + Bill putting bottom station back together again.”
  • 018 (93B-19) – June 1980, “Floyd + Bill putting bottom station back together again.”
  • 019 (93B-20) – June 1980, “new counter weight frame.”
  • 020 (91-10) – April 1980, “Picture of summer camp towers.”
  • 021 (91-11) – April 1980, “Picture of summer camp towers.”
  • 022 (95-1) – June 1980, “Bill, Floyd + Adrian moving engine onto Cat.”
  • 023 (95-2) – June 1980, “Engine on, note when counter weight is and bend in A frame support bar.”
  • 024 (95-3) – June 1980, “Towers + Roads.”
  • 025 (95-4) – June 1980, “[?] towing a Boat, Ron.”
  • 026 (95-5) – June 1980, “Ron + Greg with [shid] for Dock.”
  • 027 (95-6) – June 1980, “Ron, Mark + [Jery? Jeny?], using [?] for towing log.”
  • 028 (95-7) – June 1980, “Axel building the dock.”
  • 029 (101-6) – August-September 1980, “Bottom station.”
  • 030 (101-5) – August-September 1980, “Glacier some time after summer camp.”
  • 031 (102-1) – September 1980, “Jack at tower 2. Putting slings on tower.”
  • 032 (102-2) – September 1980, “[Lou’s] helicopter near tensioner, picture taken from tower 2, Note the amount of rocks.”
  • 033 (102-3) – September 1980, “Tower 1 area.”
  • 034 (103-7) – September 1980, “Noels helicopter, picture taken from [?] helicopter.”
  • 035 (103-10) – September 1980, “Whistler glacier.”
  • 036 (103-11) – September 1980, “Storage Area Full picture.”
  • 037 (103-12) – September 1980, “Top Station, poles, gas [barrels].”
  • 038 (103-13) – September 1980, “Salt.”
  • 039 (103-14) – September 1980, “Boxes, [salomon] poles, [harvest] stuff.”
  • 040 (103-15) – September 1980, “Towers.”
  • 041 (103-16) – September 1980, “Bottom station, back view.”
  • 042 (103-17) – September 1980, “Bottom station, front view.”
  • 043 (103-18) – September 1980, “Tower side view.”
  • 044 (103-19) – September 1980, “Tower side view.”
  • 045 (103-20) – September 1980, “Tensioner tower near foundations.”
  • 046 (103-21) – September 1980, “Garbage near big rock.”
  • 047 (27-20) – June 1977, “Me risking my life on tower #1.”

Douglas, Alex 'Axel'

Extras - Building T-bar 1977 + 1978

Photographs of people building a T-bar [7th Heaven?] in 1977 and 1978.

Identification according to ADOUGLAS-03-011:

  • 001 (27-4) – June 1977, “glacier from road to Whistler T-bars.”
  • 002 (50-11) – June 1978, “hanging T’s on the cable.”
  • 003 (49-21) – May-June 1978, “Towers Up!”
  • 004 (50-7) – June 1978, “Floyd down in the hole for the Platter.”
  • 005 (27-19) – June 1977, “Raising tower #1.”
  • 006 (28-15) – June 1977, “Operation putting in new track.”
  • 007 (29-1) – June 1977, “Nole on a Tower.”
  • 008 (28-10) – June 1977, “Me up on tower 2 connecting cable.”
  • 009 (28-8) – June 1977, “Tower 2 raising.”
  • 010 (28-6) – June 1977, “Plowing road to tower 2.”
  • 011 (27-3) – June 1977, “Blast of small cornice.”
  • 012 (27-1) – June 1977, “Glacier after blasting cornice.”
  • 013 (26-12) – May-June 1977, “Me on top of (Mt Everest), 12 it’s snowing.”
  • 014 (50-2) – June 1978, “Bombardier digging out bottom station.”
  • 015 (50-1) – June 1978, “Bombardier digging out bottom station.”
  • 016 (50-9) – June 1978, “Floyd down in the hole for the Platter.”
  • 017 (49-19) – May-June 1978
  • 018 (26-17) – May-June 1977, “1st Blast of cornice.”
  • 019 (26-15) – May-June 1977, “Cornice to west of bowl.”
  • 020 (26-13) – May-June 1977, “Me on top of (Mt Everest).”
  • 021 (25-19) – May 1977, “bowl shots.”
  • 022 (25-17) – May 1977, “bowl shots.”
  • 023 (25-12) – May 1977, “Danny on top of top station.”

Douglas, Alex 'Axel'

People + Events 1980 Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp

Photographs of campers from the Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp hiking, playing soccer, playing volleyball, swimming, relaxing, and mingling at the top of Red Chair in 1980.

Identification according to ADOUGLAS_03_011:

  • 001 (94-1) – June 1980, “Nairn Falls.”
  • 002 (94-2) – June 1980, “Nairn Falls, Bobby Stein.”
  • 003 (94-4) – June 1980, “Juli Selters.”
  • 004 (94-6) – June 1980, “Cathy [Meblye.]”
  • 005 (94-7) – June 1980, “Hilary.”
  • 006 (94-9) – June 1980, “Dr. Doug, Greg Smith.”
  • 007 (94-10) – June 1980, “Debbie Smith, Jennifer [Engston].”
  • 008 (94-11) – June 1980, “Heidi, Cindy, Sheryl, Keke, Mark, Robin.”
  • 009 (94-13) – June 1980, “Shannon Claggett, Kathy Strickler, Karla Sundstrom.”
  • 010 (94-14) – June 1980, “Brian Gilmor, Debbie Whitehouse.”
  • 011 (94-15) – June 1980, “Me and Hilary.”
  • 012 (94-16) – June 1980, “Juli Selters and Shannon.”
  • 013 (94-17) – June 1980, “Coaches Versus Campers.”
  • 014 (94-20) – June 1980, “Bill, Kathy, Juli, Ron, at Lynn Valley Canyon.”
  • 015 (95-9) – June 1980, “Beth, Bizzy, Kristie, Robin.”
  • 016 (95-12) – June 1980, “Debbie Whitehouse.”
  • 017 (95-13) – June 1980, “Kids at top of Red.”
  • 018 (95-14) – June 1980, “[Al Karshy, Maskiotv.]”
  • 019 (96-2) – July 1980, “Jack and Cory at V-B game.”
  • 020 (96-3) – July 1980, “Jennifer, Debbie Smith.”
  • 021 (96-4) – July 1980, “Lisa Mendel?”
  • 022 (96-5) – July 1980, “Blythe and Chris Sears, Tim and Scott.”
  • 023 (96-6) – July 1980, “Lesily.”
  • 024 (96-7) – July 1980, “Kristen – Kappy.”
  • 025 (96-8) – July 1980, “Mark ‘the average counselor.’”
  • 026 (96-10) – July 1980, “Greg Smith wide awake.”
  • 027 (96-11) – July 1980, “Sheila Pollock on the V-B court.”
  • 028 (96-12) – July 1980, “Wendy McLean.”
  • 029 (96-13) – July 1980, "Andi McBride.”
  • 030 (96-14) – July 1980, “Jennifer, Mark, and Charlie or Willie.”
  • 031 (96-17) – July 1980, “Blythe, Tessa, Jennifer.”
  • 032 (96-18) – July 1980, “’Good shot’ Jennifer – Tessa.”
  • 033 (100-1) – July 1980, “Trail at Chekamus Lake.”
  • 034 (100-2) – July 1980, “Curtis and a beautiful picture.”
  • 035 (100-4) – July 1980, “”Polar Bear” in lake.”

Douglas, Alex 'Axel'

People + Skiing 1980 Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp

Photographs of campers at the Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp hiking, skiing, and relaxing on Whistler Mountain in 1980-1981.

Identification based on ADOUGLAS_03_011:

  • 001 (98-2) – July 1980, “Dan and Bob.”
  • 002 (98-4) – July 1980, “Jerry.”
  • 003 (98-5) – July 1980, “Bob Torgen (sic).”
  • 004 (98-6) – July 1980, “Florian.”
  • 005 (98-8) – July 1980, “Jennifer Percy.”
  • 006 (98-9) – July 1980, “Karen Chapman.”
  • 007 (98-10) – July 1980, “Jennifer Roman, Tessa and Mark.”
  • 008 (98-20) – July 1980, “Tessa underwear.”
  • 009 (98-13) – July 1980, “Blythe, Pam, Chris.”
  • 010 (98-16) – July 1980, “Greg Smith skiing.”
  • 011 (98-18) – July 1980, “Bill Scales skiing.”
  • 012 (96-20) – June-July 1980, “[Fiskher?] tent up on hill, Dr. Gary Stein Erickson, Dan Hadley.”
  • 013 (96-21) – June-July 1980, “Lori, Lisa, Molly – Jean.”
  • 014 (96-22) – June-July 1980, “Lisa Mendel?”
  • 015 (100-11) – July 1980, “Glacier shoot.”
  • 016 (100-12) – July 1980, “Judy Budnick skiing.”
  • 017 (100-13) – July 1980, “Leslie Dubin skiing.”
  • 018 (100-14) – July 1980, “Dr. Stan’s wife skiing.”
  • 019 (100-15) – July 1980, “Bill Scales skiing.”
  • 020 (114-19) – summer 1981, “Everyone.”
  • 021 (100-17) – July 1980, “Greg Smith skiing.”
  • 022 (100-18) – July 1980, “Bill Scales skiing.”
  • 023 (100-19) – July 1980, “Curtis jumping tower 2.”
  • 024 (98-15) – July 1980, “Loading station area.”
  • 025 (98-21) – July 1980, “Trail to Cheakamus Lake.”
  • 026 (98-17) – July 1980, “Greg Smith skiing.”
  • 027 (98-3) – July 1980, “Lara.”

Douglas, Alex 'Axel'

Slide Extras

Extra photographs that did not fit into Alex Douglas's albums. Subject include building the T-bar, skiing, snowy mountain vistas, Alta Lake, Whistler Mountain, snowshoeing, Red Chair, Vancouver, hotdogging, treewells, wildlife, and snowcats.

Identification according to ADOUGLAS-03-011:

  • 001 (109-3) – Jan 1981, “new Ford Courier at Seymour.”
  • 003 (112-17) – “TSSSC 1981, bottom station and terminal tower.”
  • 008 (49-20) – May-June 1978, “nice shoot, Whistler Bowl after [blasting?]”
  • 012 (108-18) – Dec-Jan 1980/81, “kids on Seymour.”
  • 013 (6-22) – August 12-14 1976, “chair lift Seymour.”
  • 014 (109-6) – Jan 1981, “one girl snowshoeing.”
  • 015 (114-20) – [June 1981], “Mike + me.”
  • 016 (112-19) – TSSSC 1981, “rock pile, note snow level.”
  • 017 (111-18) – April 1981, “truck up in Seymour Parking lot with the most snow we had all year.”
  • 018 (110-20) – February 1981, “ice on the [trees?]”
  • 019 (111-13) – April 1981, “view of Seymour from Springer St.”
  • 020 (111-11) – April 1981, “truck and house on Springer.”
  • 021 (110-18) – February 1981, “ice on the [trees?]”
  • 067 (117-11) – [1981], “of the Government Cabin.”

Douglas, Alex 'Axel'

Summer 1979 People skiing

Photographs of campers at Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp skiing and relaxing on Whistler Mountain in 1979.

Identification based on ADOUGLAS_03_011:

  • 001 (76-3) – July 1979, “Andrea.”
  • 002 (76-2) – July 1979, “Angie Allan.”
  • 003 (76-4) – July 1979, “Mini, Jeff.”
  • 004 (76-9) – July 1979, “Laura.”
  • 005 (76-10) – July 1979, “[Elle? Elhe? Elke?]”
  • 006 (76-11) – July 1979, “Hilary.”
  • 007 (76-12) – July 1979, “Donny, Allan, Monty, Tris.”
  • 008 (77-1) – mid-July 1979, “Wendy loading T’s.”
  • 009 (77-2) – mid-July 1979, “Chad and Chris, Monty in background.”
  • 010 (77-3) – mid-July 1979, “Kim.”
  • 011 (77-4) – mid-July 1979, “Tom, Aubree, Andrea, Sharon.”
  • 012 (78-9) – July 1979, “Me skiing on the glacier.”
  • 013 (78-10) – July 1979, “Portrait on the glacier of me.”
  • 014 (78-11) – July 1979, “Bill going past a gate.”
  • 015 (78-12) – July 1979, “Carol Coffee doing a nice turn.”
  • 016 (78-13) – July 1979, “Steve skiing past a gate.”
  • 017 (78-14) – July 1979, “Me eating up the moguls.”
  • 018 (78-15) – July 1979, “Steve skiing past a gate.”
  • 019 (78-16) – July 1979, “Bill going past a gate.”

Douglas, Alex 'Axel'

Summer 1979 people in camp

Photographs of campers at Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp in 1979 playing volleyball, having a BBQ beside Alta Lake, on a bus, swimming in a pool, and relaxing on Whistler Mountain in summer.

Identification according to ADOUGLAS-03-011:

  • 001 (73-14) – June 1979, “Scotty and his size 16s.”
  • 002 (75-1) – June 1979, “Children’s Camp Beach Barbecue.”
  • 003 (75-2) – June 1979, “Children’s Camp Beach Barbecue.”
  • 004 (75-4) – June 1979, “Greg (white shirt), Nick Adler background.”
  • 005 (75-5) – June 1979, “Jon [Grim?], Donny.”
  • 006 (75-8) – June 1979, “Hoggy.”
  • 007 (75-12) – June 1979, “Mini and Martha Ward, Nick and Tom back seat.”
  • 008 (75-14) – June 1979, “Jeff and Andrew, Bestsy.”
  • 009 (75-19) – June 1979, “Dana Baum.”
  • 010 (77-7) – mid-July 1979, “What’s Steve doing to Pam.”
  • 011 (77-9) – mid-July 1979, “Pam doing a flip.”
  • 012 (77-10) – mid-July 1979, “Me doing an [omobrius?] flip off diving board at Whistler Inn.”
  • 013 (77-11) – mid-July 1979, “Me doing an [omobrius?] flip off diving board at Whistler Inn.”
  • 014 (77-13) – mid-July 1979, “Tom [Chemis] and a Canadian.”
  • 015 (78-5) – July 1979, “Nini sister picking blue berries.”
  • 016 (78-21) – July 1979, “Allan White, Nole, Rocky, Bill, Steve, Chad, Nancy, Linda.”

Douglas, Alex 'Axel'

Summer Camp 1976-80

Photographs of campers enjoying Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp in 1976-1980. Includes swimming and sailing in Alta Lake, skiers relaxing in the snow, trampolining, and people swimming in a pool.

Identification based on ADOUGLAS-03-011:

  • 001 (1-3) – mid-July 1976
  • 002 (1-2) – mid-July 1976, “note sail surfer.”
  • 003 (1-5) – mid-July 1976, “Scott from California.”
  • 004 (1-6) – mid-July 1976
  • 005 (1-7) – mid-July 1976, “Oliver, Floyd’s bird.”
  • 006 (1-9) – mid-July 1976, “Scott B’s girlfriend.”
  • 007 (2-1) – July-August 1976, “Stuart, Carol, Stella, [Bubu].”
  • 008 (2-3) – July-August 1976, “Bear at Keg.”
  • 009 (2-2) – July-August 1976, “Bear at Keg.”
  • 010 (2-4) – July-August 1976, “Bear at Keg.”
  • 011 (2-5) – July-August 1976
  • 012 (77-14) – mid-July 1979, “Allan [sic] White muscle man.”
  • 013 (98-12) – July 1980, “Rosalind, Sallyanne Johnston.”
  • 014 (98-7) – July 1980, “LeeAnne + Bob Dofour [sic].”
  • 015 (31-2) – July 1977, “Wayne Wong + Katie Brown.”
  • 016 (77-6) – mid-July 1979, “Floyd relaxing in the pool.”

Douglas, Alex 'Axel'

Summer Camp building T-bar 1976

Photographs of the Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp building their T-bar on Whistler Mountain in 1976.

Identification according to ADOUGLAS-03-011:

  • 001 (2-16) – July-August 1976, “taking cable down.”
  • 002 (3-1) – August 1976, “Truck stuck in mud near top of Green chair.”
  • 003 (3-3 or -4) – August 1976, “Truck stuck in mud near top of Green chair.”
  • 004 (3-6) – August 1976, “no comment, get an even sun tan.”
  • 005 (3-7) – August 1976, “tower one.”
  • 006 (3-9) – August 1976, “Whistler [Bombardier] in picture, Tower 2.”
  • 007 (3-11) – August 1976, “Digging out tower.”
  • 008 (3-14) – August 1976, “Top station taking down.”
  • 009 (3-17) – August 1976, “Get tower 2 out.”
  • 010 (3-18) – August 1976, “Get tower 2 out.”
  • 011 (4-6) – August 1976, “Tower 3 afternoon.”
  • 012 (4-11) – August 1976, “Climb to top, Dave.”
  • 013 (4-12) – August 1976, “At top telephoto.”
  • 014 (7-3) – August 1976, “Building road up rocks.”
  • 015 (7-4) – August 1976, “Building road up rocks.”
  • 016 (7-6) – August 1976, “Putting towers on rocks.”
  • 017 (7-7) – August 1976, “Putting towers on rocks.”

Douglas, Alex 'Axel'

T-bar 1977 Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp

Photographs of the Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp building their T-bar on Whistler Mountain in 1977.

Identification according to ADOUGLAS_03_011:

  • 001 (25-8) – May 1977, “Whistler ski camp before tow put in.”
  • 002 (25-10) – May 1977, “Bottom station looking up to top station.”
  • 003 (25-15) – May 1977, “Nole + Cat near top station, shows distance between top station and where it was found.”
  • 004 (26-10) – May 1977, “Mike + Nole a cold windy morning.”
  • 005 (26-11) – May 30 1977, “Me in full winter gear May 30.”
  • 006 (26-14) – May-June 1977, “Guys walking up to top to blow the cornice.”
  • 007 (26-16) – May-June 1977, “Noel + Danny working in hole, Danny has a chain saw.”
  • 008 (26-18) – May-June 1977, “used Noel’s x2 + 135 mm.”
  • 009 (27-2) – June 1977, “Glacier after blasting cornice.”
  • 010 (27-17) – June 1977, “Putting wheels on tower #1.”
  • 011 (27-18) – June 1977, “Raising tower #1.”
  • 012 (28-1) – June 1977, “Muscle beach, in the snow.”
  • 013 (28-3) – June 1977, “Lunch break, fine bottle of beer.”

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