Research Collections
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Fonds consists of unpublished report titled "Mount Norquay Memories, 1948- 1956" by Ray Wardell.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Fonds consists of unpublished report titled "Mount Norquay Memories, 1948- 1956" by Ray Wardell.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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