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Parks Reports + Info

File contains letters from Cliff Fenner, one to the Chief Forester of B.C. Forest Service and two to The Director of Parks Branch regarding Garibaldi Park. The first letter is about the naming of Haney area in regard to what should be included in Garibaldi Park. The second letter discusses the helicopter tour to evaluate Garibaldi's Olympic Games potential. The last letter discusses the potential for the Olympic Games in the Cheakamus Lake area. This letter has a paper attached detailing measurements, such as snow depth, from March 19, 1960.

Gay Cluer Fonds

  • WA_2016_049
  • Fonds
  • 2004-2006

Notes and reference material used by Florence Petersen to create her book entitled "The History of Alta Lake Road." Most of the material comes from forms filled out by current residents about how they purchased their property and what drew them to the Whistler area.

5714 Alta Lake Road

Notes relating to 5714 Alta Lake Road, lots 10 and 11. Includes notes from a chat with Roger Stacey, correspondence with Florence and Andy Petersen, correspondence with Roger Stacey, and handwritten note from Ray Dove, and a memoir from Ray Dove about Woodbine Cottage.

History of Alta Lake Road Book

Notes and reference material used by Florence Petersen to create her book entitled "The History of Alta Lake Road." Most of the material comes from forms filled out by current residents about how they purchased their property and what drew them to the Whistler area.

Information Sheet about Mail Delivery

An information sheet about mail delivery in Alta Lake, including the Pacific Great Eastern railway and the post office located at Rainbow Lodge.

Information Sheet about the PGE

An information sheet about the Pacific Great Eastern Railway and its stop at Alta Lake, including its early naming trouble and stops at Alta Lake, Mons and Parkhurst.

Pacific Great Eastern Railway draft with Passenger Receipt

A draft of the section covering the Pacific Great Eastern Railway with numerous handwritten notes, which focuses on how the train brought passengers to Alta Lake and how Rainbow Lodge provided a rest stop along the journey further north. Also includes a passenger receipt from a train that ran from North Vancouver to Rainbow Lodge for the cost of $3.30.

Julie Pruitt Fonds

  • WA_2016_030
  • Fonds
  • [1960-1970]

A frame with four photographs spliced together to create a panoramic shot of Alta Lake and the surrounding mountains.

Photographs

A frame with four photographs spliced together to create a panoramic shot of Alta Lake and the surrounding mountains.

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