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[British Columbia, Canada]: BC Hydro , c1947. (Moving Images) 388.46 BCH VR
Burnaby Village Museum
Burnaby Village Museum
Reference Collection
Moving Images
Call No.
388.46 BCH VR
British Columbia Electric Company
Place of Publication
[British Columbia, Canada]
BC Hydro
Publication Date
Physical Description
1 videodisc (13 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects LoC
British Columbia Electric Company
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
British Columbia Electric Railway Company -- History
Dams -- British Columbia -- Bridge River Region
Bridge River Hydroelectric Development
Natural gas industry
Local transit -- British Columbia -- History
Local transit -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History
Trolley Cars -- British Columbia -- Lower Mainland
Streetcars -- British Columbia -- Vancouver
Electric substations -- British Columbia -- Lower Mainland Region
Vancouver (B.C.) -- Central business district
Vancouver (B.C.) -- Streets
Geographic Access
Bridge River (B.C.)
Lajoie Dam (B.C.)
Lower Mainland Region (B.C.)
Vancouver (B.C.)
Summary: Promotional film. The BC Electric Railway Company's $50 million post-war expansion and modernization program, to be completed by 1950. Includes: expansion of transit services, including start of the switch from streetcars to trolley buses; water gas plant; explanation of the Bridge River project, with footage of construction (including La Joie Falls storage dam); Lower Mainland power sub-stations. Various Vancouver street scenes, especially Fraser Street and downtown
Credit note : sponsored/presented by: British Columbia Electric Company; producer: Lew M. Parry; producing agency/company: Trans-Canada Films Ltd.
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