Showing 42 results

archival descriptions
Raine, Al
Print preview View:

1974-2007

Photographs of skiing, ski racing, a picnic on Whistler Mountain, chairlifts, group portraits, signs, events, restaurants, chairlift construction, Jordan's Lodge on Nita Lake, Ski Scamps, Crazy Canucks Day at Whistler Mountain, Whistler Village, Sunrise Condominiums on Eagle Drive in Whistler Cay, Rendezvous Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain, portraits of Hugh Smythe, La Vallee Blanche restaurant, the Marquise hotel, aerial photography, Nancy Green Raine and Al Raine in front of Nancy Greene Olympic Lodge (Crystal Lodge), swimming pools, Meadow Park Sports Centre, weightlifting, the Village Stroll, chefs and people dining, Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain trail map drawings by Murray Hay, the Rimrock Cafe at Highland Lodge, helicopters, Village Chair, ski school, docks on the lake, canoeing, Stephanie Sloan practicing ski ballet, the daycare in Whistler Cay/Nesters, Chalet Luise, Stoney's, Alpine Meadows, Green Lake, Lost Lake, Wedge Mountain, the Gondola Barn in Creekside, cross-country skiing, Alta Lake, apres ski, Molson World Cup Downhill, Roundhouse Lodge, and the Vale Inn.

1978-1988

Photographs of group and closeup portraits of skiers, skiing, skiing in costume, chairlifts, ski equipment, snowmen, mini putt, paragliding, windsurfing, Snowcat groomers, film crew, swimming, sunbathing, mascots, a man in a business suit and ski gear, a man dressed as Santa Claus, children playing with snowballs and snowmen, children walking with a husky (dog), tobogganing, musicians, drinking and dining, Whistler Mountain, Blackcomb Mountain, Franz's Run, and various events. Photographs also include Stephanie Sloan, Dave Murray, Bob Dufour, Tom Simister, Andreas Kikaukau, Rick Bowie, Darryl Bowie, Terry Bunny, Pamela Brown, Glenn Ashton, Nancy Greene Raine, Al Raine, Bruce Watt, Isobel and Don MacLaurin, Lorne Borgal, Franz Wilhelmsen, Tim Gluck, Laurie Graham, the Silver Streak, and Doc Fingers (musician).

This file consists of previously labeled files "Box 2 File 5" and "Box 3 File 1."

Originally labeled "Box 2 File 5" was accompanied by a typed and printed piece of paper that reads, "Originally in an envelope marked: / Powder close up / Old stock / Steph (presumably Stephanie Sloan) / Gordie / Dean / Others"

Originally labeled "Box 3 File 1" was accompanied by a typed and printed piece of paper that reads, "Faces" [title given by the creator] / Mainly skiing pictures. Includes pictures of Al Raine; Nancy / Greene, Bruce Watt with his avalanche dog, Radar; Isobel and / Don MacLaurin; Steve Podborski; Lorne Borgal; Franz / Wilhelmsen. / Large number of skiing in costume pictures, also a number of / photographs of models skiing, including kids. / A small number of summer shots including hiking and mini golf."

These accompanying pieces of paper are included in the newly organized file as to identify original context and order.

Awards

Awards and honours Franz Wilhelmsen received and was nominated for throughout his life, inlcuding:

  • Canadian Ski Hall of Fame
  • Man of the Year
  • Freeman of Whistler
  • Order of British Columbia
  • Jim Marshall Award
  • Canadian Tourism Medallion
  • Franz's Run and Franz's Chair
  • BC Sports Hall of Fame (W. A. C. Bennett Award)

Commercial Accommodation Market Survey & Analysis - March, 1982 - Whistler Village Land Company Limited

Commercial Accommodation Market Survey & Analysis put together by Ernst & Whinney for the Whistler Village Land Company Limited in March 1982. The report's purpose is stated to review skier visit forecasts, review the proposed commercial construction buildout, analyze winter and summer visitor potentials, and evaluate the resulting guest and occupancy figures in Whistler.

Table of Contents:

  • Transmittal Letter
  • Conclusions (includes Whistler Village, Skier Trends, Accommodation Base, and Market Development sections)
  • General Assumptions
  • Chart #1 - Summary of Skier Visits (includes Scenario I - Average BC Ski Growth - 6% and Scenario II - Destination Market)
  • Chart #2 - Annual and Cumulative Planned Rental Units and Beds by Location
  • Chart #3 - Annual and Cumulative Planned Rental Units and Beds by Type
  • Chart #4 - Winter Occupancy Scenario
  • Chart #5 - Summer Occupancy Scenario
  • Appendix - Persons Contacted

First Recreation Master Plan

This item is the Resort Municipality's first recreation master plan technical drawing by Trevor Roote. The file contains a three year (1981-1983) program - recreation land development prepared by Trevor Roote, and the sketch was used at public meetings to promote a referendum which raised two million dollars. The funds were used to start building the valley floor recreation facilities like parks, trails, and beaches. The original plan was produced by a volunteer ad hoc committee including Trevor Roote, Al Raine, Murray Coates, Sid Young and Cesar Gianna.

Freeman of Whistler

Papers related to Franz Wilhelmsen being named a Freeman of Whistler, including:

  • Certificate naming Franz Wilhelmsen a Freeman of Whistler
  • Letter from Trevor Roote to the Resort Municipality of Whistler requesting the creation of a register recording the names of those people named Freeman of Whistler. Includes biographies of Freemen such as Myrtle Philip, Garry Watson, Alan E. Raine, Franz Wilhelmsen, Trevor Frederick Roote, William Patrick Carleton, and R.H. Drew Meredith.
  • Letter from Trevor Roote to his fellow Freeman informing that Chester Jones was not listed in the Freeman register.

Labatt Blue Whistler Mountain Ski Classic '93 - World Cup Downhill Information Package

  • YANISIW-02-005-001
  • Item
  • February 1993
  • Part of CJ Yanisiw

Information package for attendees of the Labatt Blue Whistler Mountain Ski Classic '93 World Cup Downhill. It contains information on the World Cup, the Dave Murray Downhill, spectator viewing areas, parts of the race course, the 'how and why' of the World Cup Downhill, course terminology, and commemorative t-shirts and sweatshirts.

Molson World Downhill 1982 CBC coverage

CBC Sports Weekend footage of the Molson World Cup Downhill Race held at Whistler Mountain. It includes interviews with John Ritchie, Nancy Greene, Al Raine and members of the Canadian National Ski Team, as well as footage of the race itself.

Molson World Downhill 1982 Magazine

The Molson World Downhill (Whistler Mountain, February 27, 1982) magazine.
Table of Contents:
2 Canadian Alpine Ski Team
3 Premier's Message
4 Mr. Eric Molson's Message, Dr. Peter Andrew's Message
6 Acknowledgements
8 Organizing Committee, World Cup Rules, Schedule of Events
10-11 World Cup to Date
13 Competitors Picture Page
15 Ken Read Story, "This is Whistler" Section
18 The Course
20 1981 Final World Cup Standings
22 Skiing for Medals, National Team Coach John Ritchie
26 The Competitors
28 Race Results Chart
28 How to Watch the Race

Includes information on the story of the World Cup Race, the World Cup rules, the Schedule of Events, past World Cup results, the top competitors, an article on the resort town of Whistler, and article on downhill skiing by Ken Read, map of the course, an article about Molson skiing and information about how and where to watch the race.

Results 1 to 10 of 42