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Photographs

  • BARR_2011_042-01
  • Series
  • [1927]-1938
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Photographs belonging to Ross and Alison Barr documenting their life at Parkhurst sawmill on Green Lake, Whistler.

Parkhurst Panorama

  • BARR_2011_042-01-011
  • Item
  • [1928-1929]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Panoramic photograph of Parkhurst taken from across Green Lake, probably from the Lineham property. The inscription on the verso reads "Green Lake, by PL Tait, 1928, 29?"

Tait, P. L.

Norm Barr outside the Barr family home

  • BARR_2011_042-01-013
  • Item
  • 1935
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Photograph of Norman Barr outside the Barr family home built on the hill above Parkhurst. Note the window boxes; Ross Barr was a keen gardener.

The inscription on the verso reads "Parkhurst home 1935, (Norm)."

Textual Material

  • BARR_2011_042-02
  • Series
  • 1933-1934
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Textual documents relating to Parkhurst, dating back to the 1930s, which were donated to the museum by the Barr family.

And have the boys a plaything in the Parkhurst Pussy!

  • BARR_2011_042-02-001
  • Item
  • [1933 or 1934]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Comic poem written by Georgina Murray, daughter of Ma Murray of Lillooet. The poem is about the crawler tractor at Parkhurst. Although the tractor was actually of the brand "Cletrac" it was widely known as the "Cat" after the brand "Caterpillar". This poem was making a pun on the word cat, describing the machine as a pet.

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