Item AAAA0471 - [British Columbia Electric : streetcars & streetcar track removal]

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[British Columbia Electric : streetcars & streetcar track removal]

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Lew Parry Film Productions

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  • 1955 (Creation)

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Unedited footage. The demise of BC Electric's last Vancouver streetcar run. The first roll shows streetcars in operation at various points along Hastings Street from Granville Street to the Kootenay Loop exchange, 18 April 1955. The second roll, shot shortly afterward, shows crews removing the streetcar tracks along Hastings and repaving the street.

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A VHS reference copy is available for this item.

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Copyright British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority.

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Content notes in file F1981:17/064.

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Supplied title based on contents of item. Streetcar operations in Vancouver ceased on 24 April 1955; see F1984:11/036, [RAILS TO RUBBER].

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #P/15.

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Accession number(s): F1981:17

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producing agency/company: Lew Parry Film Productions; sponsored/presented by: British Columbia Electric Company; producer: Lew M. Parry

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