Collection PR-2341 - BC railway slide collection

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BC railway slide collection

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  • graphic material

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  • Attributions and conjectures: The photographer may be rail enthusiast Kenneth A. Hodgson (see PR-2143).

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  • 1950-1982 (Creation)

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Physical description

583 photographs : col. slides

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Custodial history

The slides came to the BC Archives at some time in the late 1980s or early 1990s from an unknown source.

Scope and content

The collection consists of 583 colour slides taken between 1950 and 1982 by an unknown photographer. They mostly consist of images of the British Columbia Electric Railway, including cars, models and stations. There are also images of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway cars and stations, the Skagit River Railway as well as images of BC scenery. Most of the slides are identified and dated.

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Each file constitutes an original slide box and appear in the order of the numbered slide boxes. The titles are taken from the slide boxes.

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There are no access restrictions.

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The copyright holder is unknown.

Associated materials

One box of slides, containing images of American theatres, was given to the Theatre Historical Society of America, acc. #15-018.

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Accession number(s): 2016.2

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  • Box: 002340-0555
  • Box: 002340-0556