Item AAAA4893 - Men, mountains and the challenge

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Men, mountains and the challenge

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  • moving images

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British Columbia. Dept. of Recreation and Conservation. Photographic Branch

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  • [1956?-1957] (Creation)

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Industrial film. Highway construction in BC. Includes planning and surveys; opening of contractors' bids by Highways Minister Gaglardi; clearing of route by heavy equipment; culvert assembly; drilling and blasting rock; road bed preparation; paving. Traffic control and overpass construction are also discussed. Sections of Highways 1 and 1A are shown, and Premier W.A.C. Bennett presides at an official opening.

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A digital access copy is available under reference code V1986:11/001.02, see reference room staff for details.
For a REFERENCE COPY of this title, see AAAA2277.

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Copyright Government of British Columbia.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #M/19.

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Accession number(s): F1982:01

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Parry production no. 263 [post-production work].

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photography: Bernard H. Atkins; sponsored/presented by: British Columbia. Dept. of Highways; producing agency/company: British Columbia. Dept. of Recreation and Conservation. Photographic Branch; director: Richard L. Colby; script: Eric Ramsden

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