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|Architect||W. I. Turner, Howard Griffin, Dean Wright, Linn A. Forrest, Ward Ganno||
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|Location||Mount Hood, Oregon map|
|Date||1936 to 1938 timeline|
|Construction System||rough stone masonry and heavy timber|
|Style||Rustic Cascadian Neovernacular|
|Notes||A WPA masterpiece. Also attributed to A. E. Doyle. Hexagonal central space around rough stone core with fireplace.|
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|Discussion||Timberline Lodge Commentary
A classic heavy-timber mountain lodge, high on the slopes of Mount Hood, Oregon's tallest peak. Well maintained and restored, it continues in operation as the overnight lodge of the Timberline ski area, a Mt. Hood National Forest Ski Area, with year-round sking at an elevation of 6000 feet. In winter, the ground floor of the lodge is typically fully buried in snow, with entry through a snow tunnel, or directly into the second floor.
A recent addition to the lodge was designed by of Portland, Oregon.
Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1978.
Government Camp, OR 97028
Sources on Timberline Lodge
Kevin Matthews, University of Oregon. Slide from photographer's collection, October 1992. PCD.2285.1013.1263.54.
Noel Emerson Rollins. Photographs from photographer's collection.
Timberline Lodge: A Love Story. Judith A. Rose, Editor, Catherine Gleason, Photographer. Graphic Arts Center Publishing Co., October 1986. ISBN 0932575242. Available at Amazon.com
Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.
Links on Timberline Lodge
At the official web site, including photos, travel reservations, daily ski conditions...
Historic Places of Clackamas County
Preview images for a commercial slide set on the Lodge, from the University of Michigan.
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