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[British Columbia, Canada]: BC Hydro , c1947. (Moving Images) 388.46 BCH VR
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
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
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.)
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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