Fonds PR-2143 - Kenneth A. Hodgson fonds

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Kenneth A. Hodgson fonds

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  • moving images

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.

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  • [ca. 1950], 1990 (Creation)
    Hodgson, Kenneth A., 1922-

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2 film reels, 1 videocassette

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Kenneth A. Hodgson worked for the B.C. Electric Railway Company and B.C. Transit in the Maintenance Department at Oakridge Transit Depot, from 1944 to 1973. He was also a railroading enthusiast and amateur filmmaker.

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The fonds consists of Kenneth A. Hodgson's amateur films created around 1950, showing B.C. Electric's Fraser Valley passenger and interurban rail service, and the special streetcar used for sightseeing tours in Vancouver. An accompanying videotape made in 1990 includes both these and other films of rail transportation in the Lower Mainland, supplemented with voice-over narration.

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Donated to the BC Archives in 1990 by Stewart M. Hodgson


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No access restrictions apply.
Conservation restriction: original films and videocassette in cold storage.

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Copyright assigned to British Columbia Archives by donor, 1990.

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Accession number(s): F1990:07, V1991:15

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