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Bryan Vogler

  • WA_2018_017
  • Fonds
  • 2003-2006

Fonds consists of two letters representing the proposal that started the Whistler Express train, in which donor (Bryan Vogler) played a role. The proposal was a bid process between VIA Rail and the Rocky Mountaineer Rail Group; the Rocky Mountaineer was ultimately successful. The letters talk of the necessity of developing a Commuter Rail Service to facilitate tourist transportation between Whistler, Squamish, and North Vancouver.

Contents include:

  • VOG_001: Letter, Dena Coward (Manager of Transportation & Paralympics) to Peter Milburn (Executive Project Director, Ministry of Transportation, Sea to Sky Project Office) cc Bryan Vogler, February 6 2003.
  • VOG_002: Letter, Bryan Vogler to Peter Milburn, May 11 2006 (2 pages).

Erna Friesen Fonds

  • WA_2019_031
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1978

Fonds consists of drawings and prints of the Squamish region, historical scenes, and other parts of BC by artist Mark Anthony from 1974-1978.

Scott Roberts Fonds

  • WA_2017_013
  • Fonds
  • [c. 1980s-2002]

Photographs of the Sea-to-Sky Highway (Highway 99) just before upgrades were made in preparation for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, and a menu for Nasty Jack's restaurant (formerly in the location of Garbanzo Bike and Bean) in newsletter format.

Don MacLaurin

  • MACLAURIN_2017_011
  • Fonds
  • 1929 - 2013

Fonds contain the records of Don MacLaurin. MacLaurin was involved in the forestry industry of British Columbia, taught at BCIT, and was heavily involved with the Resort Municipality of Whistler. He was in several forestry associations, including the Canadian Institute of Forestry, British Columbia Foresters, and the Forest Nursery Association of British Columbia. MacLaurin created the Whistler Interpretive Forest. MacLaurin also completed assessments for private developers. Included in the fonds are his personal records.

Most of the records were created in the Whistler region.

MacLaurin, Don