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Photographs of Resort Development - 1979-1998
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3 photographs : b&w print ; 17.7 x 12.5 cm
2 photographs : col. print ; 15 x 10 cm
1 photograph : b&w print ; 17.7 x 11.3 cm
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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.
001: "Going up Blackcomb to determine where the ski runs should go - April 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?"
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Donated by Nellie de Duyf, 2018.
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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.
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Catalogued November 2019.