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Central Coast Region (B.C.) Dams--British Columbia--Kemano River Watershed
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Aluminum Company of Canada fonds

  • PR-2229
  • Fonds
  • 1951-[1979]

The fonds comprises videotape copies of eight promotional, documentary or general-interest films produced for the Aluminum Company of Canada (or its successor, Alcan Canada Products) in the years 1951-1979. They depict the history, development and...

Aluminum Company of Canada Limited

Kitimat : a new generation

Industrial film. Shows the Kenney Dam, the construction and operation of the Kemano tunnel and powerhouse, the process of making aluminum at the Alcan smelter in Kitimat, and the maintenance of power transmission lines. Also includes footage of l...

Kitimat : a new generation

Industrial film. Shows the Kenney Dam, the construction and operation of the Kemano tunnel and powerhouse, the process of making aluminum at the Alcan smelter in Kitimat, and the maintenance of power transmission lines. Also includes footage of l...

Power among men

Documentary. A United Nations film examining "the problem of human survival" and emphasizing humanity's role as builder, rather than destroyer. Includes sequences filmed in Italy, Haiti, Norway, and Canada. The latter sequence (whi...

Prelude to Kitimat

Industrial film. A progress report on the Alcan development in British Columbia. Construction of the Kenney Dam, Kemano power project, and power line to Kitimat.

The mountain movers

The item consists of an industrial film showing the construction of the hydro-electric development to supply power to the Kitimat smelter: the Kenney Dam on the Nechako River, the Kemano tunnel through Mt. DuBose, the stringing of power transmissi...