Record low temperature of: minus 21 degrees.
Lodge Concessionaires, Peyton and Griffin want to match the
money they will receive from the sale of the Lodge and put it
toward construction of a new hotel. They are adamant that the
new building should have a view of the Lake since they are give
up a site with a view.
Marion Jack, Science Teacher from Medford, begins his long,
seasonal career at Crater Lake. Marion supplies the Park’s horse
patrol for two decades. Marion figures there are pictures of him
“all over the world.” (see: )
Rescue off Garfield Peak of an injured hiker.
Two articles about Crater Lake and its formation, entitled,
“Crater Lake Summer”, appear in the National Geographic.
Natural death occurs in Mazama Campground.
$21,000 is spent on the reconstruction of Sinnott Memorial
Overlook. The rustic log construction is replaced with aluminum
trim, a rock strewn roof and rough sawn cedar boards.
Construction begins on the Lodge Company’s new 100 foot
boathouse on Wizard Island. The Government constructs a steel
pier at Cleetwood Cove. The upper side of the Rim Wall is
blasted to obtain fill material, which is quickly washed away
during winter storms. The blast site has been unstable ever
A two year project of rebuilding the ten mile South Entrance
road begins as the melting snow retreats.
Season Visitation: 592,124. A new record because of the Seattle