Item 2017.5.3 - Pacific Great Eastern Railway Film - Reel 3

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Pacific Great Eastern Railway Film - Reel 3

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  • [between 1954 and 1971] (Creation)

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  • 1 film reel : col., si.

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This film reel of original footage depicts various views of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, including:

  • Recovery of the April 1, 1954 Pacific Great Eastern Railway (PGE) Train Wreck at Seton Portage
  • Opening of the new Pacific Great Eastern Railway (PGE) Car Shop in Squamish with Premier Bennett
  • Pacific Great Eastern Railway (PGE) Budd Car running along Seton Lake
  • Pacific Great Eastern Railway (PGE) Track Inspection with V-10 Vehicle, Fort Nelson to Fort St John, October 1971
  • First Pacific Great Eastern Railway (PGE) Revenue Train from Fort Nelson with Premier Bennett, September 1971
  • Pacific Great Eastern Railway (PGE) Track Inspection Trip with V-10 Vehicle, Fort Nelson to Fort St John, October 1971

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  • English

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    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: ‚Äč

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    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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