Item AAAA5252 - [BC Power Commission 58/59 review]

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[BC Power Commission 58/59 review]

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British Columbia Power Commission. Public Information Division

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  • [1958-1959] (Creation)

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Footage. Spliced-together footage compilation showing various Power Commission operations: mobile 500KW diesel generating unit arrives in Revelstoke; cable-laying barge, boats and shore crew lay underwater line to Thetis & Kuper Islands; island residents celebrate at a picnic, where native dancers perform; power plant construction & tunnel work at Ash River project on Great Central Lake [similar tunnelling shots in MEN AT WORK], continuing through winter; completed Ash River Generating Station and penstock; shots of Chemainus sawmill and new power station. B&W footage: official opening of Georgia Gas Turbine Generating Station at Chemainus -- people touring station, Premier W.A.C. Bennett and Commission chairman Hugh Keenleyside addressing crowd; on-site CHEK-TV interview [b&w, sound] with Premier Bennett re Power Commission development.

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Copyright British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority.

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Shot list in file F1984:11/050.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #B/56.

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Accession number(s): F1984:11

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photography: British Columbia Power Commission; producing agency/company: British Columbia Power Commission. Public Information Division; photography: CHEK-TV

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