Collection 2017.5 - Pacific Great Eastern Railway Film Collection

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Pacific Great Eastern Railway Film Collection

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  • Moving images

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2017.5

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  • 1951-1971 (Creation)

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Physical description

  • 3 film reels : col., si.

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Scope and content

Collection consists of three original color film reels that compile footage clips from various dates. Subjects include the following:

Premier W.A.C. Bennett on the PGE Railway:

  • Vancouver to Prince George Trip with Premier Bennett, 1958
  • Fort St. James Opening of Line with Premier Bennett, 1 August 1968
  • Opening of Squamish Car Shop with Premier Bennett, 1970
  • Fort Nelson Opening of Line with Premier Bennett, September 1971
  • First Revenue Train South from Fort Nelson with Premier Bennett, 1971

    PGE Track Inspection and New Construction:

  • V-8 PGE Track Inspection
  • V-10 PGE Track Inspection
  • V-10 Track Inspection
  • Fort Nelson South to Fort St. John, October 1971
  • Cariboo, Williams Lake Stampede, and PGE Track Inspection

    Seton Lake:

  • Seton Portage Steam Train Wreck Recovery, 1 April 1954
  • Open Air Passenger Cars riding along Seton and Anderson Lake
  • Budd Car from Shalath and Seton Lake to Kelly Lake
  • Budd Car running along Seton Lake

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Arrangement

Language of material

  • English

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    Availability of other formats

    Films are digitized and available in .MOV format. Clips of the digitized films have been uploaded to the Northern BC Archives YouTube channel for easy viewing: ‚Äčhttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnk3B0EUXMzPzm36WFEyJ66BRYKhhLcIb

    Restrictions on access

    No restrictions.

    Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

    Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair dealing and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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