Sub-series GR-3354.C - B.C. Hydro film productions

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B.C. Hydro film productions

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  • moving images

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  • [ca. 1961-1984] (Creation)

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69 film reels : 16 mm and additional film elements

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The sub-series consists of film produced by or the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority during the years 1961-1984. The films document the construction of major dams and hydro-electric plants at Arrow Lake, Duncan Lake and Mica Creek in the Columbia River basin and the W.A.C. Bennett (Portage Mountain) Dam on the Peace River, as well as the Revelstoke and Seven Mile projects of the 1970s. From the late 1970s and early 1980s, there is a group of public relations films on alternative energy sources and energy conservation. Also included are films on the Burrard Thermal Generating Station at Ioco, a Greater Vancouver bus route, and safety procedures for linemen, as well as some unedited footage and TV commercials.

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Accession number(s): F1981:08; F1981:17; F1984:11; F1992:05; 91-5940

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This sub-series was previously listed as series GR-3431.

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