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A foundation for the future

Industrial film. "A step by step look at all aspects of the construction of a preserved wood foundation for the basement of a single family home. Detailed coverage from excavation of the site to the finished lower living level area in the c...

Action on the Columbia

The item is a composite print of an industrial film made around 1964. It shows the construction of the Mica, Duncan and Arrow Dams in the Columbia River basin. Some of the communities in the project area are shown and the problems and benefits are...


Industrial film. Mining crews drill and blast a 10-mile-long tunnel through Mount DuBose to carry water from the Kenney Dam to drive the generators at Kemano power plant for Alcan's Kitimat project. Ingersoll-Rand tunnelling equipment is feat...

Bridge River

The item is a composite print of an industrial film made between ca. 1945 and 1948. It shows the first phase of the Bridge River Project including construction of the Bridge River diversion dam, Seton Lake powerhouse, penstock on Mission Mountain,...

Bridge River unit no. 4

The item is an Industrial film on a colour print made in the early 1950s. It contains footage of the construction of the fourth penstock down Mission Mountain, to drive generator no. 4 at Seton powerhouse of the Bridge River project.

By the hand of man

Industrial film. Points out the reliability of wood as a building material throughout history. Includes a variety of shots of the forest industry in British Columbia as well as local construction projects, large and small.

Canyon of destiny

The item consists of a release print of an industrial film, made between 1963 and 1967. It shows the planning, construction and official opening of the W.A.C. Bennett Dam at Portage Mountain on the Peace River. Includes discussion of the geology ...

Columbia 64-65 : out-takes

The item consists of 14 reels of colour film out-takes, made around 1964-1965. The footage includes an extensive selection of unused footage documenting aspects of construction at the Arrow, Duncan and Mica dam sites, as well as other operations a...

Current account

The item consists of three elements that made up a promotional film from 1959. The film is a dramatization which demonstrates how the rates charged for electricity by BC Electric have supposedly fallen over the preceding 20 years. A district repre...

Deas Island tunnel

Industrial film. The planning and construction of the Deas Island Tunnel, and its official opening in July 1959 by Queen Elizabeth.

Dorothy's dream house

The item is a promotional film on colour print, made in the mid 1950s. It shows the planning, design, construction and features of a BCE "Ease-of-Living" modern home, equipped with up-to-date electrical appliances. Footage of special in...

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