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File F06 - Kenneth A. Hodgson films

Fairview Belt Line Central Park Burnaby Lake Oak St. Car Line Pacific Great Eastern Railway - 1949

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Kenneth A. Hodgson films

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  • 1949-[ca. 1950] (Creation)
    Hodgson, Kenneth A.

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5 film reels

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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 films were donated by the Museum of Vancouver to the City of Vancouver Archives in 2015. The Museum of Vancouver received the films from Dr. David Hemphill of B.C. Rapid Transit Co. on behalf of Stuart Hodgson of B.C. Transit in 1989.

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File contains five films showing some footage from the B.C.E.R. Interurban rail lines including: Oak Street, Burnaby Lake, the Central Park line and the Fairview Belt line. Additionally there is footage showing the Pacific Great Eastern Railway.

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