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Archives research collection Rocky Mountains (B.C.-Alta.)
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Down western slope

Actuality. "The film was shot from a flatcar ahead of a CPR locomotive, with the camera in a fixed position, and shows the tracks and surrounding countryside as the train passes through the Kicking Horse Pass. The film is very clear, and snow...

Kootenay east

Travelogue. From Revelstoke to Golden over the Big Bend Highway, and south to the U.S. border and Creston, with views of Kootenay and Yoho National Parks and southeastern BC. Footage of interest includes: Revelstoke station and rail yards with lo...

Mount Stephen

Actuality. "The camera was mounted ahead of a locomotive travelling over a single track winding in and around points in the Canadian Rockies. The camera photographed the side areas of the track, showing trees, telegraph poles, and some runni...

Pacific Canada

Educational. The history, geography and economy of British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. Shows such activities as fishing, lumbering, mining, agriculture and shipbuilding. The scenic and recreational attractions of the Rockies are also shown.

Panoramic view between Palliser and Field

Actuality. "'We present in this picture numerous picturesque scenes taken in the most mountainous portion of the entire Canadian Pacific R.R. system. In passing between these two points the sharpest curves and the most diversified scene...

Panoramic view of Kicking Horse Canyon

Actuality. "'We show here one of. the grandest pieces of scenery in the West, namely, "Kicking Horse Canyon" on the line of the Canadian Pacific [Railway]. This vast canyon is fourteen miles long, running through the Rocky mou...

Panoramic view, Lower Kicking Horse Canyon

Actuality. "'In this picture we show the ending of this canyon, taken from the front of a locomotive on the Canadian Pacific [Railway], running through this marvellous piece of scenery at a high rate of speed. The train seems to be runn...

Panoramic view, Lower Kicking Horse Valley

Actuality. "'This charming piece of scenery commences at Mt. Hector on the Canadian Pacific [Railway] and runs through the Valley of the Kicking Horse, showing the huge mountains covered with snow. It is among the most interesting of ou...

Panoramic view, Upper Kicking Horse Canyon

Actuality. "'This charming piece of scenery was taken at Glenochole and Golden which is the commencing point of the picturesque part of the Ottertail Group of mountains on the Canadian Pacific Railroad. In the distance we see the huge m...