Title and statement of responsibility area
BC railway slide collection
General material designation
- graphic material
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Attributions and conjectures: The photographer may be rail enthusiast Kenneth A. Hodgson (see PR-2143).
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
Physical description area
583 photographs : col. slides
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Archival description area
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.
Immediate source of acquisition
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.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
There are no access restrictions.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
The copyright holder is unknown.
One box of slides, containing images of American theatres, was given to the Theatre Historical Society of America, acc. #15-018.
Accession number(s): 2016.2