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Then & Now - The Blule Mountains
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Frank Dobson on skiis

Frank Dobson on skiis

Frank Dobson, on skiis, in front of Frank Wagg's home in Ravenna.


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Ski Racing and Art with Shelagh Fox

Shelagh Fox, renowned artist, ex-ski racer, and Thornbury local shares with us a defining moment in her ski racing racer and when her art became her career. 

The granddaughter of two iconic athletes, Hugh Fox and Red Horner, Fox has always felt infused with passion, work ethic, and determination that has helped her in her pursuit of excellence. Her paternal grandfather Hugh Fox, was the quarterback for the Toronto Argonauts, played hockey for Team Canada, and is in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Fox’s maternal grandfather, Red Horner (George Reginald Horner), played for the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1928 to 1940, was Captain from 1938-40, and held the most penalties in the NHL for 13 years in a row. 

Listen as she shares the story of a pinnacle moment in her life. 

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Ski Train - Craigleith - Knapman Collection

Ski Train - Craigleith - Knapman Collection

Skiers getting off the ski train at Craigleith Depot Station, winter, black and white photo


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The Depot Station - Incoming Train

The Depot Station - Incoming Train

Photograph of a train coming into the Depot Station. Two men waiting outside the train station waiting for the train to stop. The train is coming from Collingwood station.


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The Depot Station - Skiers Disembarking

The Depot Station - Skiers Disembarking

Photograph of a large group of skiers coming off the ski train, at Craigleith Depot Station.


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Skiers on Horse sleigh

Skiers on Horse sleigh

Photograph of skiers sitting on a horse drawn sled at Blue Mountains


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Skiers Heading Out

Skiers Heading Out

Photograph of skiers walking to or from Blue Mountain.


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Skiers Heading up to Blue Mountain

Skiers Heading up to Blue Mountain

Photograph of people skiing and taking a horse drawn sled up to Blue mountain, possible Grey rd 19.


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The Depot Station - Incoming Ski Train

The Depot Station - Incoming Ski Train

Photograph of skiers getting off the ski train at Craigleith Depot Station


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Georgian Tavern at Blue Mountian

Georgian Tavern at Blue Mountian

Photograph of skiers outside Georgian Tavern, at Blue Mountain.


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Blue Mountain ski school and Georgian Tavern

Blue Mountain ski school and Georgian Tavern

Photograph of skiers outside of the Blue Mountain ski school and Georgian Tavern.


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Tow and Ski School Tickets at Blue Mountain

Tow and Ski School Tickets at Blue Mountain

Photograph of skiers buying tickets at Tow tickets and ski school tickets at Blue Mountain.


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Skiers at Blue Mountain

Skiers at Blue Mountain

Photograph of skiers preparing to go down a hill at Blue Mountains.


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Ski Bus

Ski Bus

Photograph of a bus either picking up or dropping off at either Blue Mountain or Craigleith Depot Station.


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Ski Bus Pick up/Drop off at Depot Station

Ski Bus Pick up/Drop off at Depot Station

Photograph of a bus either picking up or dropping off at Depot Station.


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Two Skiers walking to the Blue Mountain

Two Skiers walking to the Blue Mountain

Compact photograph of two women walking to Blue Mountain, cars are lined the roadway.


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