Hells Gate (B.C.)

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[British Columbia Provincial Fisheries Department footage : reels 1-5]

Unedited footage/out-takess. Footage of commercial salmon and halibut trolling; purse seining; gill netting; fish ladders (Hells Gate); cannery interiors; tagging salmon; salmon spawning; salmon eggs and fry in laboratory; Adams River salmon run; hatchery scenes. Also includes: aerial views of the B.C. coastline; docks at Zeballos; De Havilland Dragon Rapide passenger plane on floats (registration CF-AYE).

Canadian Pacific Railway (C.P.R.) photographs

Series consists of 545 photographs of the Canadian Pacific Railway (C.P.R.), thought to be taken by Richard or Hannah Maynard. In 1880-1881, Richard Maynard was hired to document the construction of the C.P.R. but photos within this series may have been taken at later dates or by other photographers. Images depict trains ("rolling stock"); views of locations along the construction route, including rivers, bridges, and mountains; tracks and construction in progress; wrecks following accidents; snowsheds; and portraits of workers.

Maynard (family)

Joseph Jones interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Joseph E. Jones of Shawville, Quebec came out to Blue River in 1923; he describes his employment with the Canadian National Railway until 1963; a description of Blue River as it was when he arrived; how he lived in a house that he built; the Huron Indians who taught him how to live in the outdoors; the town of Pembroke; more about Blue River and the people who lived and worked there; he offers several anecdotes about people and places; Little Chicago and the development of the railroad. TRACK 2: Mr. Jones continues with more descriptions of Blue River as it was when he arrived ;and the people there; train wrecks; the Overlanders; Hell's Gate.

Pacific harvest

Industrial film. A survey of the Pacific coast fishing industry. Follows a commercial fishing vessel on a typical trip along the BC coast, and shows the various fishing methods used. Also includes footage of cannery operations, fish ladders at Hells Gate, spawning grounds, the cleaning of fish on a processing ship, fishery by-products (such as fish meal used for stock feed), the manufacture of nets and other equipment, fishing boat maintenance, etc. Features fishing boats Pacific Raider and Western Provider.

Pacific harvest

Industrial film. A survey of the Pacific coast fishing industry. Follows a commercial fishing vessel on a typical trip along the BC coast, and shows the various fishing methods used. Also includes footage of cannery operations, fish ladders at Hells Gate, spawning grounds, the cleaning of fish on a processing ship, fishery by-products (such as fish meal used for stock feed), the manufacture of nets and other equipment, fishing boat maintenance, etc. Features fishing boats Pacific Raider and Western Provider.

Pacific harvest

Industrial film. A survey of the Pacific coast fishing industry. Follows a commercial fishing vessel on a typical trip along the BC coast, and shows the various fishing methods used. Also includes footage of cannery operations, fish ladders at Hells Gate, spawning grounds, the cleaning of fish on a processing ship, fishery by-products (such as fish meal used for stock feed), the manufacture of nets and other equipment, fishing boat maintenance, etc. Features fishing boats Pacific Raider and Western Provider.

People in landscape : The Fraser Canyon

SUMMARY: This program describes two journeys down the Fraser Canyon. The first account is Simon Fraser's journey of 1808, and includes his dealings with the Indians en route. The second is a modern trip through Hell's Gate, in -- or out of -- a rubber raft. Voices heard include: Annie York, Reynold Orchard, and Phil Long. Simon Fraser's account is read by Doug Campbell.

Phil Long interview

See physical description note below.

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Phil Long discusses kayak trips on the Fraser River; equipment; characteristics of Hell's Gate, and a story about going through Hell's Gate. TRACK 2: Mr. Long continues with his story of a kayak trip through Hell's Gate as told by Long and photographer Reynolds.

[Salmon fishing, ca. 1935]

Industrial film. Unidentified film on west coast salmon fisheries. Includes: views of Vancouver (showing English Bay beach, plus pans of the city skyline, harbour and surrounding area); Fraser River and Hells Gate (seen from a moving train); salmon run on the Fraser; bears catching spawning salmon in the river shallows; gillnetters at the mouth of the Fraser; fishing boats rounding the southern tip of Vancouver Island in heavy weather, and crossing Nitinat Bar; fishing boat "Westview" fishing on Nitinat Lake, Vancouver Island.

Salmon run

Documentary. Life cycle of the sockeye salmon, especially their return to the headwaters of the Fraser River to spawn. Shows efforts of scientists and engineers to facilitate the salmon run, and the contribution of the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission. Includes shots of fishing boats setting their nets, cannery operations, Vancouver's Chinatown, salmon fighting the rapids at Hells Gate, and the development of fish ladders or fishways to aid the salmon.

Silver harvest

Industrial film. A comprehensive look at the B.C. salmon industry, including the salmon run; fishing techniques; salmon species; Nass and Skeena River migrations; Hells Gate fishways; cannery operations. Concludes with a cooking demonstration, showing methods of preparing and serving salmon.

The sensitive sockeye

The item is a release print of a documentary film from ca. 1958. It depicts the life cycle of the sockeye salmon and the work of the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission in ensuring the survival of that cycle and of BC's salmon fishing industry. Footage includes: Fort St. James salmon run; seining and gillnetting for sockeye; fishways, fish ladders at Hell's gate, Bridge River and Seton Creek dam; etc.

The sensitive sockeye : [out-takes]

Out-takes. The life cycle of the sockeye salmon and the work of the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission in protecting that cycle and the salmon fishing industry. Footage includes: Fort St. James salmon run; seining and gillnetting for sockeye; fishways, fish ladders at Hell's gate, Bridge River and Seton Creek dam; etc.

The sockeye salmon story

Documentary. The International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission's struggle to save the Fraser River sockeye salmon run. Includes research toward and construction of the Hells Gate and Bridge River fishways, and the program for re-stocking depleted streams.

This is British Columbia : a place for all people

The item is a composite print of a travelogue film from 1973. It contains footage of aspects of the province as seen in Beautiful B.C. Magazine; the British Columbia Boys Choir is featured. Also includes sequences on the Cariboo-Chilcotin region; the Williams Lake Stampede; Hell's Gate Aerial Tramway in Fraser Canyon; sculptor Arnold Michaelson of White Rock; skiing by aircraft in the Purcell Range (Kootenay area); Queen Elizabeth Park (Vancouver); Three Valley Gap; Festival of "Medieval Sports" at Cloverdale and activities in Stanley Park.