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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Physical Description
1 videodisc (13 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Type
Moving Images
Call No.
388.46 BCH VR
Contributor
British Columbia Electric Company
Place of Publication
[British Columbia, Canada]
Publisher
BC Hydro
Publication Date
c1947
Physical Description
1 videodisc (13 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects LoC
British Columbia Electric Company
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.)
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
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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