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A job for you

Promotional film. "Young men building huts in a nearly completed camp. Fire fighting practice. Building a bridge abutment. Splitting shakes with a froe. Snag falling. Bucking firewood. Men fighting a fire with hand tools and a bulldozer....

A.H. Soles interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. A.H. Soles discusses early settlement in the Columbia Valley and the Kootenay Central Railroad; he describes how he came from Ontario to Golden in 1898; the various steamboats and the...

Airtankers footage

  • GR-3717
  • Series
  • 1972-1973

Series consists of unedited video footage. Videotape footage (from bird-dog plane) of airtanker operations at various test fire sites in BC. Among aircraft used are: P2V7, DC-6 and A-26. Footage also includes scenes from the ground at the airfield...

British Columbia. Forest Service. Protection Division

Bella Cummings interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-11 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Isabella Cummings (born January 1887, died August 1965) discusses the naming of Boswell in 1909; Captain Roland Ellis; James Johnstone; and the birth of her son Raymond. She explains...

Boyd Affleck interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Boyd Campbell Affleck came to the Kootenay/Arrow Lakes region in 1907 from Ontario. He took up a surveying job near Nakusp. He discusses settlers and speculators. He describes Fruit...

Charles Doyle Reay interview

RECORDED: Jaffray (B.C.), 1983-12 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Recollections of Pete Lum, old Kootenay outfitter. Anton Rosicky. Doyle Reay started on Bull River, 1938. Territories on the Bull River, ca. 1948. Handled two hunters, twenty-six horses.; C...

Ermine Ramsay interview

RECORDED: Surrey (B.C.), 1974 SUMMARY: Born in Manitoba in 1905; grew up on the lower mainland; married Victor Ramsay in 1931; life in the Halfmoon Bay logging camp; lived in other logging camps during the 1930s; traveling the coast on Union steam...

Fifty million horses

Educational. An analysis of the Columbia River system in both Canada and the USA, with emphasis on hydro-electric power development and the reclamation of arid land in the Columbia Basin. Includes a mini-educational segment on forest fires and wat...

Fire, the good servant

Item consists of a documentary video on the burning of logging waste in coastal BC. Slash burning is advocated as a means of reducing forest fire hazards and ensuring forest regeneration. The necessity of reforestation after slash burning is disc...

Fire, the good servant

Documentary. The burning of logging waste in coastal BC. Slash burning is advocated as a means of reducing forest fire hazards and ensuring forest regeneration. The necessity of reforestation after slash burning is discussed.

Ken Hole interview

CALL NUMBER: T3653:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Hole talks about how people from Coal Harbour went to Port Hardy to vote. He speaks about his family's arrival at Coal Harbour where his father ran a hotel, a...

Percy Gorse interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1966-02-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Percy Gorse relates how he came from London to British Columbia after working for the foreign service to finalize the accounts of the British Colonies; a failed land deal with a man n...

Robert Chisholm interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Kimberley history PERIOD COVERED: 1924-1963 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: Mr. Chisholm began working for Cominco in 1924, and retired in 1963; worked at the mill in Kimberley as a labourer; bo...

Robert E. (Bob) Allen interview

CALL NUMBER: T1866:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Robert E. Allen : the West Kootenays in the 1890s PERIOD COVERED: 1877-1896 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1959-10-24 & 25 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Born in Nevada in 1877. To Spokane in 1880. Father a...

The day the Sayward died

Documentary. The story of the Sayward forest on Vancouver Island. Destroyed by fire on 5 July 1938 and subsequently reforested, the Sayward is now a valuable area for outdoor recreation. The film includes archival footage of the fire and the ref...

The day the Sayward died

Documentary. The story of the Sayward forest on Vancouver Island. Destroyed by fire on 5 July 1938 and subsequently reforested, the Sayward is now a valuable area for outdoor recreation. The film includes archival footage of the fire and the ref...

Trees for tomorrow : 1956 edition

Industrial film. MacMillan Bloedel's approach to forest management and reforestation. Includes scenes of logging operations, forest fire fighting (Northwest Bay Division, Nanoose Bay), burned-over forest, Beaufort Tree Farm, tree planting, e...

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