With three chair lifts in operation, this winter is near here, at Soda Springs, Squawl Valley, and the Sugar Bowl, and the T-bar running at Mount Rose, White Hills, and Donner Ski Ranch, another lift in the planning for the 1950-51 ski season.
It will be a mile-long lift at Mount Rose Bowl, with a vertical drop of 1,500 feet. With some of the potential runs being over three miles in length. It will open up the east side of Slide Mountain where the annual Silver Dollar Ski derby is held.
Lower Lift Planned from Mt. Rose Bowl to Slide Mountain 19 Mar 1950, Sun The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, Iowa) Newspapers.com