File 144 - Week of January [16?], 1981

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Week of January [16?], 1981

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  • January [16?], 1981 (Creation)

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36 photographs : b&w negatives ; 3.5 x 2.5 cm and 35mm

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Photographs including but not limited to skiing; chairlift; makeshift hut; Whistler Village; drinking; Ski Shop
Appears in January 15, 1981 issue:
02-144-25. Pg. 3. Caption: Clock Tower sports new Omega clock face installed during the past week.
02-144-20. Pg. 6. Caption: Blackcomb shows new triple chair in operation. Plenty of snow above treeline, but it's scanty lower down.
02-144-29. Pg. 8. Caption: [top] Fuel-soaked card-board ignites as Bentham (far right) readies to run.
02-144-30. Pg. 8-9. Caption: [middle] Bursting through through the blaze as crewman with fire extinguisher heads towards Bentham.
02-144-36. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom] Bentham squeezes his eyes shut to help him recuperate from the fumes. Besides a bit of coughing, he didn't suffer after the feat.
02-144-31. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom] Getting the treatment from four extinguishers including brother Harry Bentham (ski touque).
02-144-16. Pg. 11. Caption: Meg Watt and Chris Leighton take time out to smile for the camera while working behind the cafeteria counter at the top of Blackcomb.

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Donated to the museum by the Whistler Question.


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All inquiries regarding use, reproduction, and publication should be addressed to the museum staff.

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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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