051 - Colville family fonds

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Colville family fonds

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CA WVAN 051

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  • [1946-1951] (Creation)
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    Colville (family)

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12 photographs : b&w ; 20.5 x 25 cm or smaller

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Biographical history

Hiram Colville started a transportation service for skiers in 1946-1947 up Hollyburn Mountain. He and other family members ran this operation from Dundarave. The family also owned and operated "The Forks" rest stop and restaurant, which was the final stop for trucks travelling the route up Hollyburn Mountain.

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The fonds consists of photographs relating to the Colville family business in West Vancouver. The photographs depict army trucks transporting hikers, skiers and supplies up Hollyburn Mountain, including stops at Hi-View Lodge, and Westlake Lodge. There are also photographs of "The Forks," a rest stop and restaurant which was operated by the Colville family.

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Final

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created March 2010

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