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Where are the Talisman Ontario chairlifts going


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#1 Andy1962

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Posted 06 May 2017 - 02:10 PM

I was driving along highway 26 in Ontario , Canada this morning (6:30am in the morning ) , eastbound betwwen Collingwood and Barrie and ahead of me was a truck with a wide load. The load on the truck was the complete Motor Unit from a chairlift. Looked like about the size of motor unit from a double or a triple chair. I notice too that Resortboneyard.com lists a couple of the old Talisman ski lifts as being sold. Was the motor unit i saw , off the 1987 Poma Triple from Talisman? . If so where was it headed? Somewhere in eastern Ontario or further? Curious to know in general where the Talisman chairlifts are going ? 1991 BM Quad, 1987 Poma Triple 1987 BM Leitner Quad, all from Talisman, all listed on Resortboneyard for a couple years, now all listed as sold.

Too bad to see Talisman closed and shut up. but if the land is going to other purposes, glad the see the garbage finally taken awya. Sitting rusting, unused on a nice Beaver valley hillside in Ontario was just polluting the landscape. it is good to see the "junk" off the land and back to being useful machinery again.

Does anyone know where these lifts are headed?

#2 Andy1962

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Posted 10 May 2017 - 08:11 PM

View PostAndy1962, on 06 May 2017 - 02:10 PM, said:

I was driving along highway 26 in Ontario , Canada this morning (6:30am in the morning ) , eastbound betwwen Collingwood and Barrie and ahead of me was a truck with a wide load. The load on the truck was the complete Motor Unit from a chairlift. Looked like about the size of motor unit from a double or a triple chair. I notice too that Resortboneyard.com lists a couple of the old Talisman ski lifts as being sold. Was the motor unit i saw , off the 1987 Poma Triple from Talisman? . If so where was it headed? Somewhere in eastern Ontario or further? Curious to know in general where the Talisman chairlifts are going ? 1991 BM Quad, 1987 Poma Triple 1987 BM Leitner Quad, all from Talisman, all listed on Resortboneyard for a couple years, now all listed as sold.

Too bad to see Talisman closed and shut up. but if the land is going to other purposes, glad the see the garbage finally taken awya. Sitting rusting, unused on a nice Beaver valley hillside in Ontario was just polluting the landscape. it is good to see the "junk" off the land and back to being useful machinery again.

Does anyone know where these lifts are headed?


Think I answered my own question by looking at Liftblog.com. The motor unit I saw might have been the BM Quad from Talisman, which looks like it is headed to Sunridge Alberta.

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Posted 31 May 2017 - 09:47 PM

View PostAndy1962, on 10 May 2017 - 08:11 PM, said:


Think I answered my own question by looking at Liftblog.com. The motor unit I saw might have been the BM Quad from Talisman, which looks like it is headed to Sunridge Alberta.


Yes, we bought it and are in the process of fully refurbishing and installing it.

#4 Andy1962

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Posted 01 June 2017 - 05:26 PM

View Postsunridge, on 31 May 2017 - 09:47 PM, said:


Yes, we bought it and are in the process of fully refurbishing and installing it.


Kind of cool to see that the motor unit had a 35 hour, 3400 km journey ahead of it that day. Glad to see a piece of steel sitting unused on a Beaver Valley hillside in Ontario is being reborn on a skihill in Edmonton Alberta. Enjoy.





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