APPENDIX B15: Schedule of Basic Rates, 1948

Crater Lake National Park: Administrative History by Harlan D. Unrau and Stephen Mark, 1987

 APPENDIX B15: Schedule of Basic Rates, 1948

 

1948
CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK
CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK COMPANY

Address of Park Operator

Summer: Crater Lake, Oregon
Winter: 5966 S. E. Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, Oregon.

SCHEDULE OF BASIC RATES FOR THE SEASON OF 1948

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All the rates of the authorized public utilities for service within the park are approved by the Government. Employees of the hotels, camps, and transportation lines are not Government employees. Any suggestions regarding service furnished by those public utilities should be made to the superintendent.

The National Park Service has no direct supervision over the rates or the service given outside the park: rates are furnished for the information or the public.


AUTO-STAGE SERVICE FROM RAILROAD POINTS TO CRATER LAKE

The Crater Lake National Park Company will operate regular daily automobile service from Grants Pass and Klamath Falls, Oregon to Crater Lake Lodge on the rim of the lake, and return to the same or other entrance gateway as desired: round trip with Sunset Drive trip,

per person . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.00
one way trip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.00

Round trip from either Grants Pass or Klamath Falls and return for private parties, plus the regular stage fare for the number of people occupying the car, per day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20.00


AUTO STAGE SCHEDULES:

Schedules for train and bus connections will be announced at a later date.


CAFETERIA RATES

BREAKFAST:
Tomato Juice
Orange Juice
Prunes
Cooked or Dry Cereal and Cream
Hot Cakes, Syrup, Butter
Ham and Two Eggs and Coffee
Ham
Ham or Bacon and Hot Cakes
$ .20
.20
.15
.25
.25
1.00
.50
.75
  Grapefruit
Cantaloupe
Bacon and Two Eggs and Coffee
Bacon
Eggs (2)
Toast
Coffee, Tea or Milk
$ .20
.25
1.00
.50
.40
.10
.10
LUNCHEON AND DINNER:
Soup
All Salads
All Meat Orders, including Potatoes and Gravy
Chicken Pie
Columbia River Salmon
Macaroni and Cheese
Baked Beans
.20
.25
.90
.90
.85
.35
.30
  Bread and Butter
All Pies
Ice Cream
Watermelon
Pie A La Mode
Tea, Milk
Coffee
All Vegetables per order
.10
.15
.20
.25
.35
.10
.10
.15
FOUNTAIN SERVICE:
Milk Shakes
Ice Cream Sodas
Ice Cream Sundaes
.20
.20
.25
  Pepsi Cola
Soda Pop
Ice Cream Cones
.10
.10
.10

DINING ROOM MEALS

For patrons not stopping in the Hotel

Breakfast . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1.25
Luncheon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.50-1.75 Steak
Dinner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.50-3.00 N.Y. Sirloin Steak
Room Service . . . . . . . . . . . $ .50 Per person


STORE, CAFETERIA, AND SLEEPING CABINS

A large stone building, housing the cafeteria, store, and studio, where provisions, tourists’ supplies, etc., are sold is located on the new village site at the rim.

During the height of the tourist season, the cafeteria is open between the hours of 6:30 A.M. and 9:00 P.M. The same standard of meals may be secured at the cafeteria as at the Lodge.

The sleeping cabins may be rented by the day and are located in close proximity to the cafeteria and store. Rates for this service are as follows:

SLEEPING CABINS, Operated Under European Plan:

There are 22 sleeping cabins available at the rim. These are single room cabins, 12×16 feet in size and are equipped with cold running water, oil heater, electric lights, one double bed with linen and blankets, and 2 half beds with linen and blankets. Rates are as follows:

 

PERSONS Rate per Cabin per Night
1 or 2 $3.00
3 3.75
4 4.50

Deluxe Cottages, Operated Under European Plan:

There are also two unit deluxe cottages, containing 4 rooms each. Maid service is furnished and each room is equipped with hot and cold running water, electric lights, private toilet and shower, automatic hot water and heat thermostatically controlled, one double bed and 2 half beds with linen and blankets. Rates for these rooms are as follows:

 

PERSONS Rate per Room per Night
1 4.00
2 6.00
3 7.00
4 7.50

Gasoline and Oil:

Gasoline and lubricants are available throughout the season at the service station near park headquarters, at following prices:

Chevron Gasoline $ .27 per gallon
Chevron Supreme Gasoline .29 per gallon
Kerosene .28-1/2 per gallon
Cleaning Solvent (Chevron) .27-1/2 per gallon
R.P.M. Motor oil .38 qt., $1.40 gal.
Standard Penn .38 qt., $1.40 gal.
Zerolene .20 qt., $0.80 gal.


TIRE SERVICE

Patch, tube .25
Service Charge, Dismounting and mounting Tire .50
Install Tire Boot .15
Battery Charge, installed in car $1.00
Battery Charge, not installed in car .75
Grease Job, depending on make of car $1.25 to $2.15


GARAGE MECHANICAL SERVICE AND EMERGENCY ROAD SERVICES

Service car for tire service, delivery of gas, oil or parts, (one-half hour minimum) per hour . . . . . . . . . . . $3.00
Towing, or mechanical first aid, (one half hour mininum) per hour . . . . . . . . . . . 5.00

Road service rates include use of tow car or service car and time of one man. When car is waiting, or while roadside repairs are being made, there will be no charge for the car, but the man’s time will be charged for at shop rates. Shop rates will also be charged for time of extra man, if required, from the time he leaves the shop until his return.

Automobile Repairs:

Mechanics’ Time, per hour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2.00
New Parts, list price, plus transportation charges . . . . . . . . . . .
 

Launches and Rowboats:

The Crater Lake National Perk Company operates a launch and rowboat service at the Lake, which is available from July 1 until the day after Labor Day. This equipment has been inspected by the Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation for compliance with safety regulations. Regular trips are made at the following rates:

Launch Trips:

Around Phantom Ship and Wizard Island, about 15 miles; launches leave boat landing at 9:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M; stop-over at island if desired, per person . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3.00

Wizard Island and return; Launches leave boat landing hourly, beginning at 9:00 A.M.; stay on Island as long as desired; last launch leaves Island for return trip at 4:30 P.M. per person . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1.50

Rowboats for Fishing:

A launch will tow fishermen and their boats to fishing grounds. Launch will call for them at 4:30 P.M. for return to boat landing.

Each way, per boat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1.00
Rowboats, per hour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1.00
Rowboats, per day, 8 hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3.50

A complete line of suitable fishing tackle is available at the boat landing for purchase or rental.

 

RG 79, Central Files, 1933-49, File No. 900-02, Part 3, National Park Service, Crater Lake Park Company, Contract, 1948.

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