Gardens and grounds as they appeared in 1944.
Easily the most in-depth and enjoyable text on the the great lodges of Glacier National Park is Glacier's Historic Hotels And Chalets: View With A Room by Ray Djuff and Chris Morrison. It provides a rich background on how the Great Northern Railway developed its lodges and chalets, as well as the full story on John Lewis and the Lake McDonald Lodge. The text is supported with a number of rare vintage photos, and is really a must-read for parkitecture enthusiasts or anyone who enjoys the history of man's relationship to Glacier National Park. If you'd like to find out more, click here for a link to Amazon.com, where you can sometimes find a used copy of the book at a terrific price. Either way, it's an excellent read.
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