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Plan of Subdivison of A Portion of District Lot 1755 Group 1 New Westminster District

A surveyor's plan for part of the Whistler Cay neighbourhood that shows how the lots will be subdivided. The only named landmarks are the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, Lorimer Road, Alta Lake and Alta Creek. The scale is 1 inch = 100 feet. The bottom left hand corner contains a legend and signatures from approving officers at the Department of Highways, the owners of the land, and the surveyor. Written just above this in red pen is C. Mott.

Brem - Tusk 38 1973

Photographs of Tokum Corners dock, Pacific Great Eastern railway tracks in front of Tokum Corners, a 1951 Mercury panel truck, (Uncle Truck), Whistler Lodge, sailing on Alta Lake, Black Tusk, Bruce Prentice, and Lost Lake.

Whistler Ne[??]ks Burning J.R. Xmas

Photographs of fresh ski tracks in the T- Bar Bowl, the Pacific Great Eastern train carrying wood chips near Alta Lake station, Alta Lake looking north, the new Tokum Corner front porch and walkway, and the 'Motor Moose' sculpture made from found objects.

F. Eye Town Center '79

Photographs of Tokum Corners, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, Alta Lake (3/2/67/19), building Whistler Village, and the original Dusty’s in Creekside (3/2/67/27).

Jarvis + Whistler, lumber

Photographs of the Pacific Great Eastern railway at Chaplinville, Alta Lake, George Benjamin’s truck, a shed in Chaplinville (3/2/81/46), Whistler Lodge, and the train carrying logs and cut lumber.

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.

Snowy Whistler 2

Photographs of railway workers shovelling out a railway switch with a speeder in background, the frozen Alta Lake, Wedge Mountain, Red Chair overlooking [Tokum Corners], and skiing on Whistler Mountain.

Parks Reports + Info

File contains letters from Cliff Fenner, one to the Chief Forester of B.C. Forest Service and two to The Director of Parks Branch regarding Garibaldi Park. The first letter is about the naming of Haney area in regard to what should be included in Garibaldi Park. The second letter discusses the helicopter tour to evaluate Garibaldi's Olympic Games potential. The last letter discusses the potential for the Olympic Games in the Cheakamus Lake area. This letter has a paper attached detailing measurements, such as snow depth, from March 19, 1960.

Gay Cluer Fonds

  • WA_2016_049
  • Fonds
  • 2004-2006

Notes and reference material used by Florence Petersen to create her book entitled "The History of Alta Lake Road." Most of the material comes from forms filled out by current residents about how they purchased their property and what drew them to the Whistler area.

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