Aerial tramways



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Aerial ferry, North Bend

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-?] SUMMARY: This tape records the sounds of the aerial ferry between Boston Bar and North Bend over the Fraser River. Imbert Orchard speaks to the operator, who describes conditions and the operations along the ;route. Includes the sounds of the motor which operate the ferry.

British Columbia sketches : [reel 8]

Amateur film. The town of Ymir and the nearby Yankee Girl gold mine. Mining concentrator building (with aerial tramway) beside the Salmo River. Mine site, high on mountainside; buildings; small electric train of ore cars; dumping tailings on hillside; dumping ore into aerial tramway; tramway buckets descending very steep hillside to concentrator, and emptying into hopper there. B&W: interior shots (some dark): ore on conveyor belt; refining processes [cyanidation and flotation]; etc. COLOUR: bridge across river for ore cars. B&W: interior of assay office; staff with instruments, performing tests, etc. COLOUR: May Day celebrations: baseball game; rock-drilling contest; presentation of prizes; May Queen pageant and crowning; children maypole dancing. Scenery: gravel road, creek, waterfalls. Nelson: general views, streets, buildings, Kootenay Lake. Family group on lawn; members posing for camera. Lake scenes: boat pushing barge; water-skiing (skier passes the sternwheeler "Moyie" at dock); speedboat. Kettle Falls on the Columbia River.

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