Canadian engineers tackle hydro electric project in British Columbia, Canada. The Peace River in British Columbia. The river is diverted from its bed. It flows around project site. Portage mountain dam on the Peace River. Giant earth movers work on highly mechanized operation on Rocky mountains. Canadian engineers tackle the operation. Conveyor belt brings materials to the construction site. Workers discover dinosaur tracks at construction site. They measure their tracks. Engineers construct a hydro electric project.
An unusual underwater aquarium at Oak Bay in British Columbia, Canada. People in boats. A man empties the contents of a net on the deck of the boat. Two men look at the fishes on the deck. View of a baby octopus on a hand. A scuba diver dives into the water for specimens and comes up with an octopus which he puts into a container. Visitors at the aquarium look at the exhibits which include basket star fish, rat fish and a hermit crab.
Commissioner Henry O'Malley arrives on an inspection trip to Alaska. Scenic views of water and mountains. Snow covered mountains in view. A Canadian steamer underway. Smoke rises up from smokestack. A waterfall on Inside Passage. Mountains covered with trees in view. The ship passes Millbank Sound. Channels along the coastal British Columbia. Ship underway in the Campbell River. Houses in the town of British Columbia.
Snow covered area in British Columbia, Canada. Vehicle passes on the snow covered area. A man walks with a dog sledge on the snow. A man cuts trees with an axe. Vehicle moves. Women stand at the back side of the vehicle.
Official opening of the Trans-Canada Highway in Canada. A large crowd gathers at Rogers Pass in British Columbia for the opening ceremony of the Trans-Canada Highway. Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and other officials gathered for the ceremony. The highway is officially opened. Mountains in the background. Cars seen driving on the Trans-Canada Highway. View of the roadway, mountains and tunnels on the highway.
Coal strip mining in Alberta, British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Rockies seen clearly in distance. A man operates a bulldozer and scrapes a layer of coal from an exposed seam. A large power shovel picks up the coal and loads it into a dump truck. The loaded truck drives down a dirt road. View from truck cab of driver at the wheel of the truck. The loaded truck proceeds downward on left side of road, far from road edge, while empty trucks keep to their own left coming up, nearer the road edge.