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5602 Alta Lake Road

A form filled in by Bev and Ron Kitteringham at 5602 Alta Lake Road, Lot 39. They write about how they purchased the property from the Fairhursts and their family history in the area. Also included in a different package is one page of typed notes with extensive handwritten annotations and two double sided pages of handwritten notes. The notes are from Bev and Ron Kitteringham and include numerous small anecdotes about traveling to and from Alta Lake on the train, as well how they lived before the town became more accessible.

5690 Alta Lake Road

Typed notes and anecdotes from J'Anne Greenwood, the owner of 5690 Alta Lake Road, Lots 17 and 18. The same stories are laid out several different times in slightly different formats, and cover stories about train travel and how the family came to buy a lot of Alta Lake Road and a general family history.

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.

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.

Cletrac at Parkhurst

  • BARR_2011_042-01-018
  • Item
  • [c. 1937]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Photograph of Ross Barr standing in front of a Cletrac crawler tractor at Parkhurst.

Inscription on the verso reads "Cletrac, Green Lake, Keeley's".

Contact Sheet 21

Contact sheet depicting a mountaintop picnic, hiking Wedge Mountain, and Parkhurst during the summer.

DeBeck Fonds

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  • Fonds
  • 1937-1939

Photographs of Parkhurst taken by Dennis and Dorothy DeBeck, who lived there in the 1930s.

Denis DeBeck's house

  • BARR_2011_042-01-012
  • Item
  • 1938
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Photograph of the DeBeck house taken from across Green Lake.

The inscription on the recto reads "Denis DeBeck house Parkhurst" and the inscription on the verso reads "Dorothy and Denis 1st house, picture taken from across Green Lake, Gree [sic] Lake Parkhurst, 1938, across Green Lake."

It is believed that Denis and Dorothy's house is the building on the right as Denis's sister, Betsy Henderson, remembers it being right next to the creek that runs into Green Lake.

Early Times Information Sheet

An information sheet about the early times in the Whistler area including the basics of pioneer homes, the "civilizing" of the community, and social events.

Float plane on Green Lake

  • BARR_2011_042-01-002
  • Item
  • [1928-1929]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Photograph of a float plane on Green Lake and the PGE railway tracks at Parkhurst. A freight car is shown on the railway track. The inscription on the back reads "Green Lake, 1928 or 1929. Boat on lake, boat house, PGE." Although the inscription reads "boat" the item on the water is almost certainly a float plane.

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