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Week of May 22, 1980

Photographs including but not limited to Granville Market; Great Earth Snow Water Race; school show with dancing; running; houses; golfing; railway; Village Construction
02-114-159. Pg. 1. Caption: [top] TOWN CENTRE Progress -- forms and steel of the Resort Centre show substantial progress from last week...
02-114-132. Pg. 1. Caption: [bottom] while (below) Mountain Inn site lies deserted with no apparent progess.
02-114-120. Pg. 5. Caption: Bill Hoosen doles out the beer at the Mayday Sunday barbecue.
02-114-. Pg. 6. Caption: Pemberton students go through dance routine during "Wall Street".
02-114-67. Pg. 7. Caption: Too young for bridge. Don Willoughby keeps an eye on Christopher Forrest and daughter Jocelyn at May Day Games Night.
02-114-92. Pg. 8. Caption: [top left] Cyclist moves through Gondola area at Start
02-114-122. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom left] The last place White Gold Inn celebrates finishing in an amazing 3 hours, 15 minutes
02-114-137. Pg. 8-9. Caption: [canoe] One of the Burnt Stew Beaver Canoe team splash ashore after the Green Lake relay.
02-114-114. Pg. 8-9. Caption: [middle] The winning Helvetia team, Heinz Zurcher, Kaarina Engelbrecht, Franz Bislin, Kathy Zurcher and Josef Bislin.
02-114-145. Pg. 9. Caption: [top right] Canoeist heads for shore to meet runner at Fitzsimmons delta.
02-114-28. Pg.9. Caption: [bottom] One gone, many to go at Green Lake start point.
02-114-107. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom right] The last few steps for second place ALSC 'A' at the school grounds.
02-114-22. Pg. 8-9. Caption: [runner w/skis] Franz Bislin runs into wave of applause after completing 'snow' portion of race for Helvetia in just over 16 minutes.
02-114-2. Pg. 12. Caption: middle left Ms. K. Francis stands along with the successful students that completed the Babysitting course: Cara Thien, Pam Thatcher, Heidi Twa, Rya Kirkwood, Brent Valleau, Tanya Hately, Shawna Stange.
02-114-61. Pg. 12. Caption: top Chris Carson give his rendition of "Bobby McGee" with help from Scott Richard, Greg Beauregard, Matt Satre, Marcello Gianna, Mr. Marshall and and all-girl chorus.
02-114-50. Pg. 12. Caption: middle right Who's having the most fun? the audience of the puppeteers? Hard to tell!
02-114-49. Pg. 12. Caption: bottom [Puppeteers]
02-114-127. Pg. [16] or back cover. Caption: GERONIMO! May Day Madness crowd gathers to watch two of six skydivers fall to earth at Myrtle Philip school. The Abbotsford Skydiver's drew hoots and applause from the 2500 attending the BBQ and other activities.

W.V. Whistler Valley Aeriotes '71

Photographs of Alta Lake, Rainbow Lodge, Cypress Lodge, Chaplinville (3/2/169/29), Buckhorn Ranch (3/2/169/29), Soo Valley Saw Mill (3/2/169/26), an aerial photo of Rainbow Park (3/2/169/30), Christiana Inn on Alta Lake (3/2/169/31), the Pacific Great Eastern at Alta Lake Station, and an aerial photo of Tokum Corners.


Photographs of Lost Lake, a sign on Whistler Mountain for 'Whistler Mountain Park' with Black Tusk in the background, a train heading through Cheakamus Canyon, Whistler Village in winter that includes Blackcomb Lodge, Clocktower Building, Sundial Hotel, and Excalibur Gondola; Blackcomb Mountain at night with Whistler Village below, Olivier Roy snowboarding Whistler Peak, Richie Schley skiing Ziggy's Bowl, John Kindree skiing Symphony Bowl, a skier on Whistler Peak making the first tracks with Peak Chair in the background, various skiers on Whistler Peak, John Kindree skiing Harmony Bowl, crowds at the top of Whistler Express Gondola with Whistler Peak in the background, and an aerial view of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains with Whistler Valley, Whistler Village, Alta, Nita, Alpha and Lost Lakes below.

001: "Lost Lake Whistler B.C. Canada"
003: "The Whistler Mountaineer Train in Cheakamus Canyon Skier: Duncan McKenzie"
004: "Whistler Village - Winter B.C. Canada"
006: "The Peak Whistler Mtn, BC Canada Snowboarder: Oliver Roy"
007: "Ziggy's Bowl Blackcomb Mountain B.C. Canada Skier:Ritchie Schley"
008-010: "Fresh Snow in Whistler Village Whistler Mtn, BC Canada"
011: "Symphony Bowl Skier: John Kindree Whistler Mtn, BC Canada"
012: "The Peak First tracks Whistler Mtn BC Canada"
014: "Whistler Village at base of Whistler @ Blackcomb Mts"
015, 016: "The Peak Skiers on Ski Run Whistler Mtn BC Canada"
018: "Harmony Bowl Skier; john Kindree Whistler Mtn, BC Canada"
019: "Top of Whistler Gondola & Peak Whistler Mtn, BC Canada"
020: "Winter Aerial Whistler/Blackcomb Feb 27 2007"


Photographs of aerial shots of a train going through Whistler Valley, aerials of Brandywine Falls, windsurfers in Howe Sound in Squamish, Alta Lake with Whistler Mountain in the background, windsurfers on Alta Lake with Whistler Mountain in the background, Garibaldi Provincial Park with Black Tusk, a music festival in Whistler Village in summer, crowds gathered for Symphony on the Mountain music festival on Blackcomb Mountain near Rendezvous Lodge and Solar Coaster, and Whistler Village in summer near Blackcomb Lodge, St. Andrews House, Fitzsimmons Lodge, and Crystal Lodge.

011: "Windsurfing Windsurfing in Squamish,B.C."
014: "Summer- British Columbia Alpine Lake"
016: "Music Festival Whistler Village Whistler B.C. JACK DANIELS"
017-019: "Summer Symphony on the Mtn Whistler B.C."
020: "Summer Whistler Village Whistler B.C."


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.

Harrop's Cottages with PGE Tracks

This photograph shows a view of Alta Lake that encompasses both Harrop's cabins and the PGE Railway tracks. In addition, note the person out rowing on the glassy surface of the lake.

An annotation on the reverse of the photograph reads, "My last day at Alta Lake- 1953 Fall."

Barr Fonds

  • BARR_2011_042
  • Fonds
  • [1927]-1938

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

35mm Negatives and Prints

Photographs and negatives including but not limited to skiing on Whistler Mountain, hang-gliding, Gelandesprung ski jump contest, competitive downhill ski races, recreational skiing, Tokum Corners, Toad Hall, windsurfing on Alta Lake, canoeing and kayaking on the River of Golden Dreams and Alta Lake, Ski Patrol, the avalauncher gun, avalanche control, the Pacific Great Eastern train, tracks, maintenance, and during a snowstorm, fishing on Alta Lake, the Gondola Barn in Creekside, chairlifts on Whistler Mountain, Roundhouse, Nancy Greene Summer Ski School, Molson World Cup Downhill 1984, landscapes of Whistler, Pemberton, Mount Currie Rodeo, salmon-smoking, and parties at Jordan's Lodge on Nita Lake.

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