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View from Myrtle's House Christmas 1968

This photograph was taken from Myrtle's cottage, looking out toward Alta Lake. The building near the water is Cypress Lodge, which today is the International Hostel, or HI Whistler.

Annotation on the reverse of the photograph reads, "Myrtle's zero weather Xmas 1968. Rhi and I were up for a few days before Xmas."

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."

Windsurfing on Alta Lake

This photograph, taken from the East side of Alta Lake, shows a large number of people windsurfing in the summer. Note the logged areas on the surrounding mountains.

View of Alta Lake Looking North

This photograph of Alta Lake, looking North, shows the surrounding mountains as well as the summer docks. Several boats are tied to the docks, on which an unidentified person stands.

Alta Lake from Above Rainbow Lodge

This photograph shows a view of Alta Lake from above Rainbow Lodge. Although the photograph is dated 1944, the presence of what appear to be power lines in the foreground suggests that this may have been later, after the Rainbow Substation was built on Highway 99 in 1964-1965.

First Snow on the Peaks from Alta Lake

Four photographs stored together, made from two negatives (two prints from each negative). They are only slight variations on the same image of snow on the mountain peaks as seen from Alta Lake, with the railway tracks in the foreground. On the reverse of one of the prints is the following annotation: "First snow on the peaks late Sept- 1978 Alta Lake".

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