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WATCH: Hudson's Hope family road trip circa 1950

The South Peace Regional Archives: family's road trip to Hudson's Hope in 1950 showcases the area long before the W.A.C Bennett Dam was built
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The Foster family car in Hudson's Hope in 1950.

The South Peace Regional Archives kicked off Movie Mondays this week, featuring footage from a family's road trip to Hudson's Hope in 1950.

The footage showcases the area long before the W.A.C Bennett Dam was built in the valley. 

Raymond and Iva Foster made the trip with their three young children - Janus and Ben, who were four and two years old at the time, and Dwain, an infant.

The film includes many scenic shots taken from a variety of vantage points, with the kids enjoying the wilderness. 

The Fosters lived in Sexsmith during the 1940s, but were known to be avid travelers - taking trips to the Klondike, Florida, California, Hawaii, Arizona, Naramata, Australia, Jasper, Banff, the Hart Highway and Alaska Highway.

All of their trips were preserved on 8mm film. 

Watch below: