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Barkerville (B.C.) Automobile travel--British Columbia
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[Beginning of trip to Hazelton, 1928]

Amateur film. In summer 1928, two carloads of travellers drive from Kamloops to Hazelton and return, filming highlights of their trip. These include the Cariboo Road, Barkerville, Bear Lake, Summit Lake, Stuart Lake, Fort St. James, Bulkley River, Telkwa River, and Skeena River. Footage from this trip is continued on film F1984:01/05.

Highways to splendor

The item is a composite print of a travelogue film from ca. 1970. It depicts a scenic trip on the "Queen of Prince Rupert" from Kelsey Bay to Prince Rupert introducing such destinations as Vancouver, Victoria and the Cariboo. Includes shots of Active Pass, Barkerville, Campbell River and the W.A.C. Bennett Dam. The Inside Passage and the province's highways are seen as parallel north-south "highways."

Highway north

The item is a reel of travelogue film showing scenic highlights and points of interest along Highway 97 in the Okanagan and Cariboo. Includes footage of car ferries (the M.V. "David Lloyd-Jones" and M.V. "Lequime") on Okanagan Lake; highlights of Kelowna International Regatta; abandoned mine equipment and shaft; Barkerville (before its restoration); sawmill in Quesnel; a parade and rodeo events at the Williams Lake Stampede.