Item AAAA0156 - Background to progress

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Background to progress

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  • moving images

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British Columbia Railway Company

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  • [1975-1977] (Creation)

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Promotional film. An overview of BC Railway operations, including sequences about the variety of freight hauled (including a huge turbine runner for the Mica Dam project); self-propelled passenger cars; the Royal Hudson steam train; track maintenance; freight trucking and truck piggyback service; rail car barges; locomotive rebuild centre in Squamish; microwave communication system; computer centre; BC Railway Industrial Park in Prince George; future prospects.

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Copyright assigned to British Columbia Archives by BC Rail Ltd., 1986.

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References: British Columbia Railway, "New Informational Films...," 1980 [FCAT 0032].

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Accession number(s): F1986:28

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producer: Art Grinke; producing agency/company: British Columbia Railway Company

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