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Part Of
Ray Wardell fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of unpublished report titled "Mount Norquay Memories, 1948- 1956" by Ray Wardell. Report is a chronological history of development at Mount Norquay ski area by George Encil's Banff Chairlift Corporation Ltd. It discusses the Banff Chairlift, rope tows, electrification, passenger an…
Date Range
1993
Reference Code
M252
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Ray Wardell fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 252
Sous-Fonds
M 252
Accession Number
6505
Reference Code
M252
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1993
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records (ca.130 p.)
History / Biographical
Ray Wardell, 1922-1994, was an engineer at Banff, Alberta, Canada from 1948 until 1958, and lived at Oakville, Ontario until his death. Wardell worked on early construction at Mount Norquay ski area and rose to the position of Superintendent of Construction and Maintenance for the Banff Chairlift Corporation.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of unpublished report titled "Mount Norquay Memories, 1948- 1956" by Ray Wardell. Report is a chronological history of development at Mount Norquay ski area by George Encil's Banff Chairlift Corporation Ltd. It discusses the Banff Chairlift, rope tows, electrification, passenger and safety services, Upper Terminal Tea Room and improvements to Mount Norquay Lodge. Contents include technical details, construction photographs and articles from trade journals
Name Access
Wardell, Ray
Subject Access
Chairlifts and gondolas
Mount Norquay Ski Area
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Wardell, Ray
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Part Of
Joe Brown family fonds
Date Range
[ca. 1900 - ca. 1935]
Reference Code
V97 / PA 141 / 1 - 49
Description Level
6 / Item
Part Of
Joe Brown family fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Accession Number
902, 2157
Reference Code
V97 / PA 141 / 1 - 49
Date Range
[ca. 1900 - ca. 1935]
Physical Description
49 photographs: prints, b&w.
History / Biographical
Joseph (Joe) Robert Brown, 1869-1936, came to Banff in 1888 and settled permanently in 1905. He worked as a federal government employee. One of his sons, John James Brown, 1906-1956, remained in Banff.
Subject Access
Mount Norquay Ski Lodge
RCMP
Content Details
Accn. 902 1 Mrs. Noble - Entrance to store. 2 George Noble - Entrance to store. 3 George Noble - by a log cabin. 4 Horse and carriage - two people. 5 People on balcony of Banff Springs Hotel. 6 Group of soldiers. 7 Movie crew on location. 8 Jackie White by fence. 9 Jackie White with twin girls. 10 People by ice sculpture. 11 Large group of workmen. 12 Bell hops at Banff Springs Hotel. 13 Joe Brown. 14 Joe Brown, wife and son - hauling logs. 15 Joe Brown, 3 others by car - Columbia Hotel. 16-17 Joe Brown by car - other people. 18 Joe Brown, Staff at C.P.R. Station, Banff. 19-20 Cave and Basin - swimming. 21 Cave and Basin - races. 22 Highland gathering - Banff Springs Hotel. 23 Curling. 24 Brewster touring cars and drivers. 25 Norquay Lodge - interior. 26 Norquay Lodge - front. 27 Mt. Norquay Ski Camp - first cars to drive to Lodge, 1929. 28 Mt. Norquay Ski Camp - car in front. 29 Skiers - Cyril Paris, Cliff White. [NA 33-947] 30 Skiers by cabin. [Whiteman Cabin] 31 House in Banff. 32-33 Horse-drawn fire engine at old fire hall (first). [#33. NA 33-1619] 34 C.P.R. Station, Banff. 35 Banff Avenue. 36 George Noble's store, Banff Avenue. 37 Victory Parade, Banff Avenue, 1918. 38 Banff Springs Hotel. 39 Packtrain - courtyard, Banff Springs Hotel. 40 Packtrain - road to Banff Springs Hotel. 41 Chalet - Lake Louise - Staff. [NA 33-1620] 42 Banff Band, Calgary Stampede.
Accn. 2157 43 Constable George C. (Scotty) Harrison - R.C.M.P. 44 to 48 Funeral Services for G. C. (Scotty) Harrison. [#46. NA 66-35; #43. NA 66- 38] 49 Death and Funeral Announcement for G. C. Harrison.
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