Neil Rafferty riding Wyoming's first chairlift at Snow King Mountain, Jackson, Wyoming, July 19, 1957

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Title Neil Rafferty riding Wyoming's first chairlift at Snow King Mountain, Jackson, Wyoming, July 19, 1957
Photo Number P1300n01_01_03
Description Photo shows Neil Rafferty riding Wyoming's first chairlift at Snow King Mountain, Jackson, Wyoming, July 19, 1957
Keywords Ski Archives; ski lifts; skiing; men; clothing and dress; Jackson; men; clothing and dress; landscapes
Subject Rafferty, Neil, 1909-1995--Photographs; Ski lifts--Photographs; Ski resorts--Wyoming--Jackson--Photographs
Additional Information Neil Rafferty (1909-1995) arrived in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and founded the Snow King ski area at Jackson, Wyoming, in 1939. Neil also was a pioneer in the field of Ski Patrol, and patrolled at Snow King for many years. With Neil's support, the Jackson Hole Ski Club was able to host numerous important ski races during the 1940's, 50's and 60's. He established Snow King as a reliable venue for ski racing... During the 1950's and early 60's Neil also ran early season ski operations on Teton Pass and Togwotee Pass. He was awarded the Pioneer Award from the Intermountain Ski Areas Association in 1988 and was inducted into the Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame in 2005. --Alf Engen Ski Museum website.
Spatial Coverage Jackson (Wyo.); Teton County (Wyo.)
Collection Number and Name P1300 Neil Rafferty Photograph Collection
Collection Name Neil Rafferty
Date 1957-07-19
Textual Date July 19, 1957
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
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Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s67p9pqp
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2009-05-29
Date Modified 2016-03-23
ID 981910
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s67p9pqp