Item AAAA5367 - Road to the Pacific Rim

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Road to the Pacific Rim

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British Columbia. Ministry of Transportation and Highways

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  • 1993 (Creation)
    1993 (copyright date)

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Documentary. The history, construction and improvement of the Pacific Rim Highway (Highway 4), from Port Alberni to the west coast of Vancouver Island. It opened in Sept-1959, and the improved highway opened in Oct-1972. The story is told through studio interviews with retired or long-time Highways employees, including Tom Aarts, Dan Bowen, George Dodge, and John Morris. Also includes archival Super 8 footage of the construction, shot by George Dodge.

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A VHS reference copy is available for this item.

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Copyright Government of British Columbia.

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Accession number(s): V2004:04

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producing agency/company: British Columbia. Ministry of Transportation and Highways; audio: Michael Coates; editor: Michael Coates; editor: Bob Jackson; video camera: Bob Jackson; video camera: Andrew Coates; host: Tom Parkin; interviewer: Tom Parkin

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