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Leisure Time at Lake Austin

Gordon Wilkison

Silent | 1960s

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  •  Footage of Charlie's Lake Side Camp restaurant 
  •  Richard J. McIntire, proprietor of the Pier from 1961-1964, pointing and shaking hands 
  •  Couple seated at the Pier is Harry and Marguerite Trueblood 
  •  Ferry docking and transporting cars across Lake Austin 
  •  Boating and water skiing on Lake Austin 
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Most likely shot for a local network news affiliate, this footage captures recreation and leisure time at Lake Austin in the 1960s. Many recreative charms of the reservoir are on display, including Charlie's Lake Side Camp, food and drink at the Pier, car ferrying, boating and water skiing. Enjoy!