Item AAAA4341 - [Oak Street bridge] : [footage]

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[Oak Street bridge] : [footage]

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British Columbia. Dept. of Highways

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  • [196-?] (Creation)

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Unedited footage. Documents the need for, and construction of, the Oak Street Bridge between Vancouver and Richmond. Includes sequences showing traffic problems at and around the old Lulu Island bridges (Fraser Street Bridge and Marpole Bridge); traffic to Vancouver International Airport (plus "air traffic"); Richmond Lumber Yard and rush hour traffic; horse racing at Lansdowne Park; the Peace Arch; Fraser River bridges and tugboats; opening ceremonies for the new bridge (with Premier W.A.C. Bennett and Highways Minister Phil Gaglardi); views from a tugboat towing a log boom on the Fraser River; construction, painting and finishing on the Oak Street Bridge.

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A VHS reference copy is available for this material -- 3 of 3 reels.

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Copyright Government of British Columbia.

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Shot lists in file F1982:01/011.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #B/49.

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Accession number(s): F1982:01

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photography: British Columbia. Dept. of Highways; producing agency/company: British Columbia. Dept. of Highways

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