GREAT LODGES of the CANADIAN ROCKIES
by Christine Barnes

An Illustrated History of the
Castles and Cabins on the Canadian Rockies!

Recipient of the 2000 Benjamin Franklin Award
Best History/Political Book

Great Lodges of the Canadian Rockies is the second book on the history of mountain architecture written by Christine Barnes. On the heels of Great Lodges of the West, winner of the 1998 Benjamin Franklin Award for Best History book, the new tale takes readers across the United States/Canadian border to the towering peaks of the Rocky Mountains.
   
 

Amidst the astounding scenery are the castles and cabins of the Canadian Rockies. The Canadian Pacific Railway and the Canadian government developed a network of fabulous hotels, rustic lodges and tea houses all linked by one of the world's great hiking and bridle trails systems through its growing national parks.

Built between 1888 and 1930, each lodge, whether a grand hotel or a simple log chalet, offers guests an opportunity to experience the rich history of the region in comfort and style.

 
        Inside book cover

LODGES COVERED IN GREAT LODGES OF THE CANADIAN ROCKIES:

Banff Springs Hotel, Chateau Lake Louise, Plain of the Glaciers Teahouse, Jasper Park Lodge, Prince of Wales Hotel, Emerald Lake Lodge, Lake O' Hara Lodge, Num-Ti-Jah Lodge, Twin Falls Chalet, Abbott Pass Hut, Skoki Lodge, Mt. Assiniboine Lodge, and Shadow Lake Lodge

"A fantastic book! The author clearly knows her material and how to present it in an informative, engaging manner. This entry is a WINNER!" from judges comments, Benjamin Franklin Awards
Great Lodges of the Canadian Rockies
Author: Christine Barnes
Photography: Fred Pflughoft & David Morris
Format: 164 full-color pages, 10"x9/58", hardcover
Illustrations: Over 180 color & historic black and white photographs and architectural drawings with handy pull-out Travel Guide
Publisher: WWWest, (1997) wwwest@coinet.com
ISBN: 0-96539424-2-2
Price:
$35 US, $50.00 CN
Previous Page
 
Return to Featured Books Page

 

Great Lodges of the National Parks Volume Two - Great Lodges of the National Parks- Great Lodges of the Canadian Rockies
El Tovar at Grand Canyon National Park - Great Lodges of the West - Old Faithful Inn at Yellowstone National Park

All images and text within are the exclusive property of the author. All rights reserved, 2008.
Web design by Digital Cloudburst, Updated May 2008.