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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Item No.
542-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the aftermath of a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut due to a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
542-001
Accession Number
2012-23
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the aftermath of a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut due to a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
Subjects
Accidents - Train Accidents
Names
Canadian National Railway
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in pen on border (recto) of photograph reads: "Head-On Collision - Between - "
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Item No.
542-002
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the aftermath of a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut due to a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
542-002
Accession Number
2012-23
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the aftermath of a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut due to a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
Subjects
Accidents - Train Accidents
Names
Canadian National Railway
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in pen on border (recto) of photograph reads: "CNR + GNR - July [?]4, 41"
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Item No.
542-003
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of people viewing the aftermath of a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut due to a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
542-003
Accession Number
2012-23
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of people viewing the aftermath of a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut due to a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
Subjects
Accidents - Train Accidents
Names
Canadian National Railway
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in pen on border (recto) of photograph reads: "In - North - Road Cut."
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Item No.
542-004
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Great Northern Railway train-car damaged from a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut. This was a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
542-004
Accession Number
2012-23
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Great Northern Railway train-car damaged from a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut. This was a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
Subjects
Accidents - Train Accidents
Names
Canadian National Railway
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[May 1913]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.1 x 13.9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of several wrecked rail cars abandoned on the side of a railway. There is gravel, rocks and dirt in the foreground, beside the railway tracks and a forested area in the background. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads: "Wrecked cares - Dump #4 / G.N. reclamation work / Vanco…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.1 x 13.9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of several wrecked rail cars abandoned on the side of a railway. There is gravel, rocks and dirt in the foreground, beside the railway tracks and a forested area in the background. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads: "Wrecked cares - Dump #4 / G.N. reclamation work / Vancouver, B.C. / May - 1913." The accession register speculates that the photograph may be of an accident on the Great Northern line at Sperling.
Subjects
Accidents - Train Accidents
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV979.54.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[May 1913]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
27-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
unknown
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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CPR Engine after falling over an embankment

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34364
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1925
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.6 x 8.9 cm on page 17.4 x 26.5 cm
Item No.
020-071
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a railroad car standing on the tracks. An unidentified boy is sitting on the train which has been identified by the caption as a Canadian Pacific Railway engine that fell over a bank at Cisco. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Frase…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1925
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Peers Photograph Album
Description Level
Item
Item No.
020-071
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.6 x 8.9 cm on page 17.4 x 26.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a railroad car standing on the tracks. An unidentified boy is sitting on the train which has been identified by the caption as a Canadian Pacific Railway engine that fell over a bank at Cisco. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of the Trans-Provincial Highway during the later 1920s.
Photographer
Peers, Arthur
Subjects
Accidents - Train Accidents
Transportation - Rail
Names
Canadian Pacific Railway
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Cisco
Images
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CPR passenger train wreckage in Ontario

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto45211
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 21, 1964, published August 21, 1964
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.5 x 18.5 cm
Item No.
480-097
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of twisted rails and uprooted railway ties from an accident involving a Canadian Pacific Railway passenger train in Ontario. Eight were killed and fifteen were injured when a gravel truck collided with the passenger train and derailed it at a grade crossing near Ottawa. One of the many w…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 21, 1964, published August 21, 1964
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-097
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.5 x 18.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of twisted rails and uprooted railway ties from an accident involving a Canadian Pacific Railway passenger train in Ontario. Eight were killed and fifteen were injured when a gravel truck collided with the passenger train and derailed it at a grade crossing near Ottawa. One of the many wounded was Burnaby school teacher; sculpture and painter Jack Hardman.
Photographer
United Press International (UPI) Radio Telephoto
Subjects
Accidents - Train Accidents
Transportation - Rail
Names
Canadian Pacific Railway
Hardman, Jack
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Ontario - Ottawa
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Field family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) ; 600 ppi
Item No.
521-016
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of spectators surrounding a collision involving a British Columbia Electric Railway tram and a car.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Field family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
521-016
Accession Number
2010-14
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) ; 600 ppi
Material Details
Item is a scan of a faded sepia photograph
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of spectators surrounding a collision involving a British Columbia Electric Railway tram and a car.
Subjects
Accidents - Automobile Accidents
Accidents - Train Accidents
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Field family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) ; 600 ppi
Item No.
521-017
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a car and the damage it suffered in a collision involving a British Columbia Electric Railway tram.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Field family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
521-017
Accession Number
2010-14
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) ; 600 ppi
Material Details
Item is a scan of a b&w photograph
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a car and the damage it suffered in a collision involving a British Columbia Electric Railway tram.
Subjects
Accidents - Automobile Accidents
Accidents - Train Accidents
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

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