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Photographs of Resort Development - 1979-1998

  • WA_2018_031-01-001
  • Bestanddeel
  • 1979-1998
  • Part of Sabre Group

Photographs of Whistler Village development taken by Sabre Excavation Corp. between 1979 and 1998. Photographs include Garry Davies, Art den Duyf, and Hugh Smythe making a trip up Blackcomb Mountain to determine where the ski runs should go in 1979, Sabre Excavation completing the excavation of Village Square in Whistler Village in Spring 1979, Sabre completing snow-clearing in 1980, Sabre working on road construction near the Whistler Golf Course in 1980, Sabre Excavation working on the excavation of the site for the construction of the Westin Hotel in 1998, and Sabre excavating in the Creekside Village area.

Captions:
001: "Going up Blackcomb to determine where the ski runs should go - April [19]79 - L[eft] to R[ight :] ?, Garry Davies, Art den Duyf + Hugh Smythe"
002: "Sabre (Art den Duyf Pres) did the excavation of Whistler Village in Spring 1979 where the Drugstore, Grocery Store + Liquor stores were built."
003: "1980 - Sabre used to do all the snowclearing of the Village and subdivisions in Whistler before the RMOW took over."
004: "1980 - Sabre road construction - Whistler Golf Course - Opened in 1981 + redesigned by Arnold Palmer into 18 holes - opened in 1983."
005: "The Westin - Sabre did the excavation for the Westin Hotel (Cressey Dev. Corp.) - 1998"
006: "Sabre - Creekside Development - year?"

Adventures West Village - Site Master Plan

Double-sided map of Adventures West Village Site Master Plan [from 1971?]. Recto shows a highlighted Stage 1 [which was eventually built] of development for holiday condominiums amongst several other Stages of development and recreation areas which never came to fruition, including a ski hill with rope tow, archery area, obstacle course, toboggan run, sports fields, putting greens, croquet area, tennis courts, volleyball courts, badminton courts, and skating ponds. Verso shows a map of Stage 1 development Strata plan with lot divisions.

Roundhouse Lodge after Construction - 1966

Photographs of the original Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler Mountain just after construction in 1966.

001: Shows a sign on the top of Roundhouse reading "Quadra Construction Co. Ltd."
002: Michael Turcotte is pictures standing on the front porch of Roundhouse

Telemark Condominiums Construction

Photographs of the construction of Telemark condominiums near Whistler Village, as well as two photographs of Whistler Village construction.

Alta Lake Community Club Minutebook 1951-1983

Minutebook for meetings of the Alta Lake Community Club from 1951-1985. Subjects discussed include holiday parties and dances, the purchasing of a projector, hosting films, Girl Guides and Cubs, memorial benches, the purchasing of a snowplow, logging, moving the Alta Lake School flagpole, fire safety, postal service, roads, Robbie Burns Night, fishing derbies, art lessons, theatre, Myrtle Philip's birthday, the Squamish Youth Choral, Blackcomb Ski Club, Rainbow Mountain ski hill, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, TV's coming to the Whistler valley, building the Whistler Mountain Ski Club building, the formation of a ski club, the Mountain Rescue Group, Mount Whistler Lodge, Alta Lake Ratepayers Association, building a new school, physical education classes on the mountain, Cypress Lodge, donation to the Garibaldi Olympic Development Association, Highland Lodge, the Logger's Sports Day Parade, seasons passes for children, square-dancing, and badminton.

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.

Slides

  • GRI-01-55-001
  • Bestanddeel
  • August 1978 - December 1984
  • Part of Greg Griffith

Photographs of a child cross-country skiing, aerial photographs of early construction of Whistler Village, Whistler Golf Course under construction, Creekside Gondola heading up Whistler Mountain, various people skiing Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, Whistler Village at dusk/night near the Delta Mountain Inn/Hilton Whistler Resort, a log competition with people climbing vertical logs [Squamish Days Loggers Sports Festival?] and others log rolling in water, a group of people in front of a fireplace, various mountain views of the Coast Range, Dave Murray, Jim McConkey and Don Barr, and Arnold Palmer golfing on Whistler Golf Course.

Captions:
003: "Whistler Golf Course"

Sunday February 21, 1982 Page 3

A full page article from The Magazine newspaper on Sunday, February 21, 1982 on page three. The article is entitled "Now here's the $24- million question: Will the world be wowed by Whistler?" The article previews the World Cup Downhill race featuring the Crazy Canucks, the promotion of Whistler as a world class resort, and the real estate development taking place in Whistler Village..

Whistler Village Report, Issue Number Two, December 1978 + duplicate

The Whistler Village Report published by Whistler Village from December 1978. Articles are entitled: "Where We've Been ... and Where We're Going," "Joint Government Agreement Gives Whistler $9 Million," "Blackcomb Mountain Development Begins," "Snow Unseasonably Slow at Whistler," "Developments Proceed With Set Schedule," and "New Council Sworn In."

The articles are about the subjects of the history of Whistler as a resort town and the building of Whistler Village, the Whistler Village log, a 9 million dollar grant from the federal and provincial governments for resort development and town planning, the development of Blackcomb Mountain, the unseasonably slow snow, the seasonal schedule for development in Whistler and the new council for the Resort Municipality of Whistler being sworn in.

1 Duplicate.

Transparencies

Photographs of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains with the moon above and Whistler Village below, a snow-covered log cabin, Wedge Mountain and Mount Weart with Alta Lake below, and Whistler Village under construction with the Telemark Place and Tantalus condominiums.

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