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An Evening's Catch in Miller Lake

This photograph depicts a man standing behind a line strung between two trees. The line is hung with a large catch of fish, while the man stands smoking a pipe gazing off into the distance.

Annotations on the reverse of the photograph read: "An evening's catch in Miller Lake in 1908- before railway was built, by Frank Burnett." A separate note reads, "Alpha Lake?"

Burnett, Frank

Family Videos #1

VHS tape entitled "Special Memories 1 of 2" containing Franz Wilhelmsen's home videos, featuring boating, water skiing, family vacations, falconing, the Soda Creek Ferry, Franz fishing in a river, a car gondola, the Fraser River, Alta Lake train station, Alta Lake ferry, landscaping, building a pool, commercial fishing, children playing games and races, swimming, Fort Kamloops, orca whales, and a grounded paddle wheeler called “Klondike”.

B.C. Motorist Magazine, January-February 1967

The January-February 1967 (Vol. 6, No. 1) issue of B.C. Motorist Magazine published by B.C. Automobile Association containing the following articles:
"Teenage Drivers"
"Whistler - Hottest Ski Area in Canada"
"The Driving Lesson"
"Electric Autos Coming Back?"
"New Life for Old Totems"
"Fasten Your Seat Belts, Please!"
"Lake Country and Ghost Towns"
"Fishermen and Fish - The West Coast Troller"
"A Walk to Siwash Rock"
"Campbell River Loves the Sea"
"A Man and His Fossil Mountain"
Cliff Fenner used tabs on cover page and on pages 4 and 6 to indicate his photographs used in the magazine. These photographs are of Black Tusk, construction of the village in Whistler, and Dag Aabye (ski acrobat) on Whistler Mountain.

Green 12

Photographs taken by John Bartosik depicting fishing on Alta Lake.

Bartosik, John

1974-1989

Photographs of Blackcomb Mountain, Rendezvous Lodge, Whistler Village, awards, signs, portraits of Greg Griffith and John 'Rabbit' Hare, Nancy Green Raine behind the bar at a pub, construction of Whistler Village, skiing on Whistler Mountain, partying, wet T-shirt contest at the Christiana Inn, canoeing on Alta Lake, Creekside, Nita Lake, heli-skiing in the Brandywine Meadows area, hiking, cross-country skiing, shovelling after heavy snowfall, aerial shots of the Whistler Valley, skateboarding, logging trucks, dogs, the first liquor store in Whistler, Myrtle Philip School, Ipsoot Mountain heli-skiing, dining, chairlifts, Creekhouse restaurant, Roundhouse Lodge, the Gondola Barn, Creekside Gondola, fisheye photography, sunbathing, Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau and his son Alexandre 'Sacha' Trudeau skiing, freestyle skiing at the Labatts World Cup Freestyle Championships, Dave Murray Summer Ski Camp, Dave Murray, Stephanie Sloan, group portraits, the Molson Molstar ski races, Garibaldi Spring Slalom, Nigel Woods and Jo Schnetzler in the avalanche control cabin with an avalauncher, ski racing, shopping, fishing, the Snowgoose bus, parking lots, condominiums, musicians Doc Fingers and Gary Koliger, Village Chair, swimming at Mountainside Lodge's swimming pool, Ski Scamps, Willie Whistler, Whistler Golf Course, windsurfing in ski boots, telemark skiing, skiing on Gun Barrels run, Wedge Mountain, Blue Chair, Green Chair, Red Chair, Catskinner Chair, Ego Bowl, Jim McConkey skiing Symphony Bowl, Green Lake, Blackcomb Mountain's Grand Opening, and Glenn Ashton skiing moguls in Harmony Bowl.

Contact Sheets

Staged/commercial photographs of groups of people shopping, dining at a restaurant, and behind the scene photos of the staged photos. Also includes photographs of children on a dock and fishing on a dock on [Alta Lake?].

Slides

Photographs of windsurfing on Alta Lake, a close up of someone skiing on a sunny day, an vintage car show in Village Square with Blackcomb and Hearthstone Lodges in the background, a group of condominiums, silhouettes of children fishing on a dock, a close up of a man playing tennis in the early evening, Alta Lake in the summer with Wedge Mountain in the background, a line of horseback riders going through a creek, people playing golf on a golf course, Whistler Express Gondola with a rocky outcrop in the background, old farming equipment in a meadow with wildflowers with Wedge Mountain in the background, people canoeing down a creek, children swimming in the lake, and people sunbathing on a dock at Alta Lake with people windsurfing in the background.

1975-1997

Photographs of various golf courses in the Sea-to-Sky region, the Chateau Whistler Resort, aerial shots of the Whistler valley, hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, rafting, Whistler Mountain, Blackcomb Mountain, lakes, changes from autumn to winter, Alta Lake, Wedge Mountain, hiking, climbing in Squamish, Alta Lake, Green Lake, fishing, fly-fishing, windsurfing, trains, the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon, Squamish, and mountain views.

Slides

Photographs of fly-fishing on Alta Lake.

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