Sawmills

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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".

Parkhurst

View of Parkhurst Mill across Green Lake with mountains in background. Inscription on face : "Compliments of Northern Mills, Ltd." Inscription on verso : "Parkhurst"

Parkhurst Panorama

  • BARR_2011_042-01-011
  • Item
  • [1928-1929]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Panoramic photograph of Parkhurst taken from across Green Lake, probably from the Lineham property. The inscription on the verso reads "Green Lake, by PL Tait, 1928, 29?"

Tait, P. L.

Parkhurst from above

  • BARR_2011_042-01-020
  • Item
  • [c. 1930s?]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Copy of a photograph of Parkhurst taken from up on the mountainside across Green Lake. Inscription on the reverse reads "Parkhurst, Green Lake, Barr Bros Mill and Camp."

Photographs

  • BARR_2011_042-01
  • Series
  • [1927]-1938
  • Part of Barr Fonds

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

Photographs

Personal photos belonging to Franz Wilhelmsen, comprising:

Photos from Philip Wilhelmsen’s family album:

  • Franz with Annette and various other people, [1980s-1990s]
  • Franz and Stefan Ples. Caption on verso: “Dad/Stephan[sic] Ples”
  • Franz and another man standing next to a helicopter
  • Black and white photograph. Caption on verso: “Dad & Crown Princess Martha, 1942”

Skiing photographs:

  • Franz skiing with Pierre Trudeau and Jim McConkey [1970s]. Caption on verso: “McConkey/Trudeau/Dad”
  • Four people in skis sitting on a bench, March 1977

Ship photograph:

  • Nitinat. Caption: “Dad’s First Coastal Water Enterprise” [1950s]. The Nitinat was a ship, part of Franz’s first business venture after the war.

Captioned photographs:

  • Four people in skis sitting on a bench. Caption: “ ‘One of the [Lawman] Annie Benches’ – The plank would be raised as the snow deapth [sic] increased. Invented by Annette Wilhelmsen, to the right in her canary suit.”
  • Douglas McKay Brown, Franz Wilhelmsen, Eric Beardmore and Annette Wilhelmsen boarding a train. Caption: “Spring 1961, early morning boarding on P.G.E. Railway for exploring around Alta Lake: Douglas McKay Brown, Vancouver Solicitor, Franz, Eric Beardmore who built the first hotel at Whistler, the Cheakamus Inn, and Annette Wilhelmsen.”
  • The old Stud Sawmill. Caption: “This is what was left of the old stud sawmill in the Valley by 1960.”

Holiday card photographs

Negatives:

  • Early Whistler, 1961-1962
  • Franz Wilhelmsen
  • Boarding the train
  • Standing by a helicopter

Sawmilling

Three men sawing planks using a large tractor.

Timber air-drying at Parkhurst

  • BARR_2011_042-01-023
  • Item
  • [c. 1930s?]
  • Part of Barr Fonds

Photograph of timber air-drying at Parkhurst. More money could be made if the timber was ready-dried, but it was a lot of work to pile the wood so high, according to Norman Barr.