MP-0000.158.104 | Wapta bungalow camp seen from across lake, Rocky Mountains, about 1923
Wapta bungalow camp seen from across lake, Rocky Mountains, about 1923
Anonyme - Anonymous
About 1923, 20th century
Silver salts and transparent ink on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
8 x 10 cm
Gift of Mr. Stanley G. Triggs
© McCord Museum
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"Wapta Camp: At various points throughout the Rocky Mountains the Canadian Pacific Railway has erected a series of bungalow camps. These camps, which are eight in number, consists of artistically constructed sleeping bungalows surrounding a central community house used for dining and recreational purposes, and have attained a remarkable popularity amongst hikers, climbers and trail-tourists who wish to get off the beaten track. The picture shows Wapta Camp, just west of the Great Divide."
Excerpt from "ACROSS CANADA BY C. P. R.", Section 5--The Canadian Rockies; booklet, McGill University Illustrated Lectures, 1928.