Grain--British Columbia



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  • LCSH. Previously Farm Crops--Grains, Other Source: Visual Records database

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Road of the caribou

The item is a promotional film from 1964. It shows the history of the PGE, and a look at the area through which it passes. Shows inaugural run from North Vancouver to Fort St. John, Oct. 1958, (with Premier W.A.C. Bennett aboard) and driving of the Golden Spike at Fort St. John, Oct. 5 1958. Also includes footage of the Williams Lake Stampede, Peace River grain fields, oil/gas drilling and refining; also the operations of the PGE (North Vancouver rail yards, winter operations).

The tall country

The item is a reel of promotional film. Produced to mark the centennial of BC becoming a crown colony, the film begins with brief highlights from history. The body of the film deals with fishing, logging and cattle ranching, as well as current expansion in highway and railroad construction and the petroleum industry. Fruit and grain growing and education are also touched upon. The film concludes with a sequence on the variety of recreational activities in the province.