Item F1985:03/024 - Gibraltar Mines : mine operations & official opening

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Gibraltar Mines : mine operations & official opening

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Telefilm Services Ltd.

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  • 1971-1972 (Creation)

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1 film reel (390 ft) : original reversal, colour, silent ; 16 mm

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The item is an industrial film of Gibraltar Mines activities made 1971-1972. It shows various ground and aerial shots of a mine operation. tour groups and the interior of processing plant. Pan of Cariboo-Chilcotin-like countryside. explosion, zoom-in, shovel and truck loading earth, loading ore into railway or track hoppers with front-scoop vehicle, light airplane takes off and flies around mine area. Includes footage of the official opening of Gibraltar Mines Ltd. (N.P.L.) on June 13, 1972, near Williams Lake, BC.

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Copyright assigned to British Columbia Archives by Robert Elliott, 1985.

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Accession number(s): F1985:03

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Previously described as AAAA3984.

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producing agency/company: Telefilm Services Ltd.; photography: Robert Elliott

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