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Chairlift [Mount Seymour, reel 1]

Item is a film showing men making and assembling the machine parts for the Mount Seymour Chair Lift. Description from the B.C. Archives: Construction of the Mount Seymour chair lift, from the fabrication and casting of components at machine shops and foundries, transportation of components to the site, etc. through on-site construction, assembly, testing, opening and actual operation of the lift system during ski season.

Chairlift [Mount Seymour, reel 2]

Item is a film showing men making and assembling the machine parts for the Mount Seymour Chair Lift. The parts are packed and a truck transports the materials to Mount Seymour. Description from the B.C. Archives: Construction of the Mount Seymour chair lift, from the fabrication and casting of components at machine shops and foundries, transportation of components to the site, etc. through on-site construction, assembly, testing, opening and actual operation of the lift system during ski season.

Chairlift [Mount Seymour, reel 3]

Item is a film showing men making and assembling the machine parts for the Mount Seymour Chair Lift. Description from the B.C.Archives: Construction of the Mount Seymour chair lift, from the fabrication and casting of components at machine shops and foundries, transportation of components to the site, etc. through on-site construction, assembly, testing, opening and actual operation of the lift system during ski season.

Chairlift [Mount Seymour, reel 4]

Item is a film showing the opening of the Mount Seymour chair lift with speeches and inspection certificate presentation. People line up to use the chairlift and ski around the slopes. Description from the B.C. Archives: Construction of the Mount Seymour chair lift, from the fabrication and casting of components at machine shops and foundries, transportation of components to the site, etc. through on-site construction, assembly, testing, opening and actual operation of the lift system during ski season.

Foundations and substructure for Port Mann Bridge

Item is an industrial film. Film contains animated graphics and live-action footage showing the construction of seven concrete piers on the Fraser River and shots of bridge site and construction of bridge. The completed Port Mann Bridge is not shown. Film was sponsored by Perini Pacific Ltd. and produced by Lew Weekes.

Return Victorious!

Item is a film showing the North Vancouver School Band welcomed back to Vancouver after having won the Canadian National Exhibition band championship. Band members are greeted at the CPR station by family members. North Vancouver Mayor William Angus, and school board Chairman Robert S. Thorpe speak. The band travels in a procession of cars across Lion's Gate Bridge and through North Vancouver to a school auditorium. Various shots of cameramen filming the event throughout. Individuals involved include: Doug McKay (camera operator), Lew Weekes (camera operator), Ronald Wood (Director). Produced by Astra Productions.

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