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British Columbia Electric Railway train

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38096
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[195-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.1 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 21.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-683
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a British Columbia Electric Railway Company train, just west of MacPherson Ave, on the Central Park Interurban line.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[195-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-683
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.1 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 21.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a British Columbia Electric Railway Company train, just west of MacPherson Ave, on the Central Park Interurban line.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Geographic Access
Burnaby - MacPherson Avenue
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British Columbia Electric Railway Company timetables

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto996
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1946 and 1973]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway timetable for the Lulu Island Branch, Eburne, and New Westminster Line, including a Sunday schedule and freight schedule.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway timetable for the Lulu Island Branch, Eburne, and New Westminster Line, including a Sunday schedule and freight schedule.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby
British Columbia - Vancouver
British Columbia - Richmond
British Columbia - New Westminster
Accession Code
HV973.41.5
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[between 1946 and 1973]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For an earlier donation made by the same donor in regards to BCER tram, see accession HV972.202.
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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British Columbia Electric Railway Company timetables

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto997
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1946 and 1973]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 20.6 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of two British Columbia Electric Railway Company timetables for the Central Park line, one "corrected to October 15, 1933" and the other "corrected to May 16, 1946." Also in the photograph are two tickets, one reads, "Good for one fare at 10 for $1.25 between Vancouver and Burnaby North…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 20.6 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of two British Columbia Electric Railway Company timetables for the Central Park line, one "corrected to October 15, 1933" and the other "corrected to May 16, 1946." Also in the photograph are two tickets, one reads, "Good for one fare at 10 for $1.25 between Vancouver and Burnaby Northwest Zone" and the other reads, "Good for one fare between Vancouver and Park Ave."
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby
British Columbia - Vancouver
British Columbia - New Westminster
Accession Code
HV973.41.6
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[between 1946 and 1973]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For an earlier donation made by the same donor in regards to BCER tram, see accession HV972.202.
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

British Columbia Electric Railway tram 1223

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1112
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[October 1957]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 12.5 x 17.9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company Interurban tram no. 1223 at a station. There are people standing by the tram, and a conductor is climbing onto the tram from the front. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads, "BCER 1223 (1232 in background) / Ma…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 12.5 x 17.9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company Interurban tram no. 1223 at a station. There are people standing by the tram, and a conductor is climbing onto the tram from the front. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads, "BCER 1223 (1232 in background) / Marpole BC / Oct. 57."
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV972.202.3
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[October 1957]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

British Columbia Electric Railway Company line car

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35515
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-373
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the L.6BCER, a British Columbia Electric Railway line car, used to repair overhead power lines along interurban tracks. Photographed near Jubilee Station, between Imperial and Nelson.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-373
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the L.6BCER, a British Columbia Electric Railway line car, used to repair overhead power lines along interurban tracks. Photographed near Jubilee Station, between Imperial and Nelson.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Maintenance Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Jubilee station
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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British Columbia Electric Railway Company Limited

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord65842
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1923
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 booklet
Item No.
42697
Storage Location
68-1-4-21
Scope and Content
Item is a thirty-nine page booklet describing and illustrating British Columbia Electric Railway Company operations and development in the Lower Mainland between 1910 and 1923.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1923
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Physical Description
1 booklet
Description Level
Item
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Ephemera Collection
Item No.
42697
Storage Location
68-1-4-21
Accession Number
BHS2007-04
Scope and Content
Item is a thirty-nine page booklet describing and illustrating British Columbia Electric Railway Company operations and development in the Lower Mainland between 1910 and 1923.
Media Type
Textual Record
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British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) Franchise

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/councilreport74612
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
80551
Meeting Date
16-Aug-1909
Type/Format
Council - Mayor/Councillor/Staff Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
80551
Meeting Date
16-Aug-1909
Type/Format
Council - Mayor/Councillor/Staff Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Electric power transmission tower construction

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1618
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[194-?] (date of original), copied 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the construction of electric power transmission towers. There are two trucks and a few unidentified men working on the construction, and a tent is put up in front of trees to the right side of the photograph. Also to the right is a BC Electric Railyway company car, with a sign above t…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the construction of electric power transmission towers. There are two trucks and a few unidentified men working on the construction, and a tent is put up in front of trees to the right side of the photograph. Also to the right is a BC Electric Railyway company car, with a sign above the rear window that reads, "B.C. Electric Ry.Co." and "1252" on the door. A man in a suit is standing by driver's door. The people and location are unidentified.
Subjects
Energy Production Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Labourers
Construction
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Accession Code
HV976.251.23
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[194-?] (date of original), copied 1976
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
22-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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British Columbia Electric Railway Company trams no. 1225 and 1230

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1657
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1939] (date of original)
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w photocopy ; 16.5 x 27.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company trams no. 1225 and 1230 linked together and going through an intersection. The destination board at the front reads, "BURNABY LK", indicating it is the Burnaby Lake line. There are street signs on the lamppost on the street corner at the left …
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w photocopy ; 16.5 x 27.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company trams no. 1225 and 1230 linked together and going through an intersection. The destination board at the front reads, "BURNABY LK", indicating it is the Burnaby Lake line. There are street signs on the lamppost on the street corner at the left but only the crossing street sign, "5th AVE" is visible. There are hand painted advertisements for "COAL/ SAWDUST/ WOOD" and "FUEL" in the background.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line
Accession Code
BV003.24.1
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1939] (date of original)
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
09-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Copy print is a digital reproduction of an original photograph
Images
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William George Alcock

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[before 1922]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph William George Alcock in his British Columbia Electric Railway uniform with his hand in his breast pocket. He was an interurban tram conductor before 1922.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph William George Alcock in his British Columbia Electric Railway uniform with his hand in his breast pocket. He was an interurban tram conductor before 1922.
Subjects
Clothing - Uniforms
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Accession Code
BV004.90.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[before 1922]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
09-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Notes on verso of photograph read: "Wm. G. Alcock", "15" and "15A"
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Interurban 1223 tram car being transported

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1971]
Collection/Fonds
Donald Copan Fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.9 x 8.9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Interurban 1223 tram car being lifted by crane to be moved from Edmonds and Kingsway to Heritage Village in 1971.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Donald Copan Fonds
Description Level
Item
Series
Copan Album Series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.9 x 8.9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Interurban 1223 tram car being lifted by crane to be moved from Edmonds and Kingsway to Heritage Village in 1971.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Accession Code
BV005.54.426
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1971]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
This is one of hundreds of photographs from BC Centennial 1971 events in Burnaby. Contact Burnaby Village Museum for information on the rest of this collection.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1905]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 25.5 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a British Columbia Electric Railway Company tramline track on Sixth Street at Twelfth Avenue.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 25.5 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a British Columbia Electric Railway Company tramline track on Sixth Street at Twelfth Avenue.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6th Street
Burnaby - 12th Avenue
Accession Code
BV995.10.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[1905]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Interurban tram no. 1233 at Vorce tram station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto10543
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1950 and 1953]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no. 1233 at Vorce tram station on the Burnaby Lake Line. People in winter coats are walking away from the station platform in the snow.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no. 1233 at Vorce tram station on the Burnaby Lake Line. People in winter coats are walking away from the station platform in the snow.
Subjects
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Nursery Road
Accession Code
BV005.15.4
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[between 1950 and 1953]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
Original negative for this photograph is in accession P:\Cultural Services\Museum\Design\Exhibits\Tram Barn Exhibits\text
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[before 1953]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Vorce tram station on the British Columbia Electric Railway Company's Burnaby Lake Line. The wooden station shelter is visible in the distance covered with snow.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Vorce tram station on the British Columbia Electric Railway Company's Burnaby Lake Line. The wooden station shelter is visible in the distance covered with snow.
Subjects
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Nursery Road
Accession Code
BV005.15.2
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[before 1953]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[before 1953]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Vorce tram station on the Burnaby Lake Line of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company in the snow. A notice is posted on an electric power pole in the foreground.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Vorce tram station on the Burnaby Lake Line of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company in the snow. A notice is posted on an electric power pole in the foreground.
Subjects
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Nursery Road
Accession Code
BV005.15.1
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[before 1953]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
Original negative for this photograph is in accession BV005.15.1
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Interurban tram no. 1233

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto10546
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[before 1953]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no. 1233 travelling along the tracks in the snow.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no. 1233 travelling along the tracks in the snow.
Subjects
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Accession Code
BV005.15.3
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[before 1953]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
Original negative for this photograph is in accession BV005.15.3
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Interurban tram no. 1309

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto92
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[194-?]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.5 x 24.5 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no. 1309 at an unidentified location.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.5 x 24.5 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no. 1309 at an unidentified location.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Accession Code
BV988.9.4
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[194-?]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1930]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 35.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban no. 1306 at Marine Drive in New Westminster.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 35.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban no. 1306 at Marine Drive in New Westminster.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Accession Code
BV988.9.5
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[1930]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/7/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Interurban Tram 1220, Burnaby Lake line

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto209
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1953] (date of original), copied 1985
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ;12.6 x 17.7 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a conductor standing outside on the interurban tracks in front of tram no. 1220, Burnaby Lake Line. He is using a stick to pick at the groves in between the rails. Note the commercial buildings seen to the right side of the photograph, such as Grandview fuel and Malkinav Woodworks. Th…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ;12.6 x 17.7 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a conductor standing outside on the interurban tracks in front of tram no. 1220, Burnaby Lake Line. He is using a stick to pick at the groves in between the rails. Note the commercial buildings seen to the right side of the photograph, such as Grandview fuel and Malkinav Woodworks. The notes in the accession file describe the tram as "PRW" street car type 400 class.
Subjects
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Clothing - Uniforms
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
BV985.328.3
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1953] (date of original), copied 1985
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
30-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
August 2, 1910
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.6 x 22.9 cm, mounted on cardboard on 17.9 x 31.8
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway observation car no. 124, full of people who are seated or standing. A conductor is at the front of the car, and there are stations and/or houses behind the observation car. Inscribed on the negative and printed on the photograph, front lower right: …
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.6 x 22.9 cm, mounted on cardboard on 17.9 x 31.8
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway observation car no. 124, full of people who are seated or standing. A conductor is at the front of the car, and there are stations and/or houses behind the observation car. Inscribed on the negative and printed on the photograph, front lower right: "St. Andrew's Y.P.S.C.E. Aug. 2. '10." YPSCE might stand for Young People's Society of Christian Endeavour.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Accession Code
HV973.26.143
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
August 2, 1910
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For another photograph of BCER car # 124, but from a different year, see photograph hv972.142.1
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on caption of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[before 1973]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.6 x 25.4 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a notice sign that was posted inside a British Columbia Electric Railway tram. It reads; "The Government of the Province of British Columbia / NOTICE / Spitting in this car is contrary to law, and is punishable by fine or imprisonment. / By Order / Provincial Board of Health. / BCER 1…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.6 x 25.4 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a notice sign that was posted inside a British Columbia Electric Railway tram. It reads; "The Government of the Province of British Columbia / NOTICE / Spitting in this car is contrary to law, and is punishable by fine or imprisonment. / By Order / Provincial Board of Health. / BCER 1203-B42."
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Documentary Artifacts
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
HV973.41.3
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[before 1973]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For an earlier donation made by the same donor in regards to BCER tram, see accession HV972.202.
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[195-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram no. 1223. The tram's sign reads; "Steveston." According to the inscription on the back of the photograph, and the acquisition record, the tram is at Marpole station in Vancouver. An annotation on the back of the photo reads, "BCER 1223 - …
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Details
inscribed in pencil, verso, u.l. "BCER 1223- 31/ MARPOLE BC"
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram no. 1223. The tram's sign reads; "Steveston." According to the inscription on the back of the photograph, and the acquisition record, the tram is at Marpole station in Vancouver. An annotation on the back of the photo reads, "BCER 1223 - 31 / Marpole BC."
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV973.41.4
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[195-]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For an earlier donation made by the same donor in regards to BCER tram, see accession HV972.202.
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[before 1973]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.0 x 11.4 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a destination sign that reads "Vancouver" on a British Columbia Electric Railway tram. Just below the sign is a label that reads, "BCER 1231-B48."
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.0 x 11.4 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a destination sign that reads "Vancouver" on a British Columbia Electric Railway tram. Just below the sign is a label that reads, "BCER 1231-B48."
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV973.41.8
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[before 1973]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For an earlier donation made by the same donor in regards to BCER tram, see accession HV972.202.
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[before 1973]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.0 x 11.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a destination sign that reads "Burnaby Lk" on a British Columbia Electric Railway tram. Just below the sign is a label that reads, "BCER 1231-B48." An earlier catalogue record notes the nameplate would have been placed at the front or back of the tram that could have travelled betwe…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.0 x 11.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a destination sign that reads "Burnaby Lk" on a British Columbia Electric Railway tram. Just below the sign is a label that reads, "BCER 1231-B48." An earlier catalogue record notes the nameplate would have been placed at the front or back of the tram that could have travelled between Vancouver and Burnaby.
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
HV973.41.9
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[before 1973]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For an earlier donation made by the same donor in regards to BCER tram, see accession HV972.202.
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Interior of BCER Tram 1223

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1110
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[November 1957] (date of original), copied [1972?]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.8 x 16.5 cm print on sheet 20.5 x 25.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of British Columbia Electric Railway Company Tram no. 1223 with seats, bulbs on the ceiling of the car, top racks, and advertising signs. A "No Smoking Please" sign is visible on the back wall. An annotation on the back of the photo reads, "BCER 1223 / Nov/57."
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.8 x 16.5 cm print on sheet 20.5 x 25.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of British Columbia Electric Railway Company Tram no. 1223 with seats, bulbs on the ceiling of the car, top racks, and advertising signs. A "No Smoking Please" sign is visible on the back wall. An annotation on the back of the photo reads, "BCER 1223 / Nov/57."
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
HV972.202.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[November 1957] (date of original), copied [1972?]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For another shot of the interior of the tram, see HV972.202.2
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Interior of tram 1223

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1111
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[November 1957] (date of original), copied [1972]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.8 x 16.6 cm print on sheet 20.5 x 25.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company Tram no. 1223, including seats, bulbs on the ceiling of the car, top racks, and advertising signs. This part of the tram is a smoking section, with a "Smoking" sign visible on the back wall. An annotation on the back of th…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.8 x 16.6 cm print on sheet 20.5 x 25.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company Tram no. 1223, including seats, bulbs on the ceiling of the car, top racks, and advertising signs. This part of the tram is a smoking section, with a "Smoking" sign visible on the back wall. An annotation on the back of the photo reads, "BCER 1223 / Nov/57."
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
HV972.202.2
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[November 1957] (date of original), copied [1972]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For another shot of the interior of the tram, see HV972.202.1
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[195-?]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of four British Columbia Electric Railway Company trams at an unidentified station at night.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of four British Columbia Electric Railway Company trams at an unidentified station at night.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Accession Code
BV992.23.10
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[195-?]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on verso of photograph reads: "1.50"
Images
Less detail

Tram at Burnaby Lake Station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1218
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
August 26, 1951
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram no. 1236. Next to the tram is a small wooden shelter with a sign on the side that reads, "BURNABY LAKE", and a silhouetted person walking on the platform.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram no. 1236. Next to the tram is a small wooden shelter with a sign on the side that reads, "BURNABY LAKE", and a silhouetted person walking on the platform.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake
Accession Code
BV992.23.11
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
August 26, 1951
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on verso of photograph reads: "BCER 1236 Burnaby Lake Station Aug 26 1951"
Images
Less detail

Tram no. 1233 near Cumberland Station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1220
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
June 18, 1951
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram no. 1233 near Cumberland Station in Burnaby.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram no. 1233 near Cumberland Station in Burnaby.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line - Cumberland Road station
Accession Code
BV992.23.13
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
June 18, 1951
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on verso of photograph reads: "BCER 1233 Cumarland [sic] June 18 1951"
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[194-?]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 17.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram no. 1234 at an unidentified location.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 17.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram no. 1234 at an unidentified location.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Accession Code
BV992.23.24
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[194-?]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[194-?]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 20.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram no. 1220 at an unidentified location. The photograph was taken from the back of the tram and the rear lamps are visible.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 20.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram no. 1220 at an unidentified location. The photograph was taken from the back of the tram and the rear lamps are visible.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Accession Code
BV992.23.30
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[194-?]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Tram no. 1221 on Central Park Line

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1239
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[194-?] (date of original)
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.5 x 24 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram no. 1221 on Central Park Line at an unidentified location. An oval sign posted on the front of the tram reads, "VANCOUVER/ CENTRAL PARK/ NEW WESTMINSTER."
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.5 x 24 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram no. 1221 on Central Park Line at an unidentified location. An oval sign posted on the front of the tram reads, "VANCOUVER/ CENTRAL PARK/ NEW WESTMINSTER."
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Accession Code
BV992.23.32
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[194-?] (date of original)
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Tram no. 1218 on the Westminster Line

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1242
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[194-?] (date of original)
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.5 x 23 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram no. 1218 travelling along the Westminster Line with a destination board sign that reads "WESTMINSTER" and a second train in the distance is travelling along a second track. A man is visible walking along the wooden platform to the left of…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.5 x 23 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram no. 1218 travelling along the Westminster Line with a destination board sign that reads "WESTMINSTER" and a second train in the distance is travelling along a second track. A man is visible walking along the wooden platform to the left of the second set of tracks.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Accession Code
BV992.23.35
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[194-?] (date of original)
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Central Park Interurban tram interior

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34037
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1910
Collection/Fonds
Stride family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 8.4 x 11.3 cm
Item No.
001-013
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Central Park Interurban tram, including passengers, the majority of whom are women.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1910
Collection/Fonds
Stride family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
001-013
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 8.4 x 11.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Central Park Interurban tram, including passengers, the majority of whom are women.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Edmonds Interurban station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34038
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied [between 1975 and 1985]
Collection/Fonds
Stride family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 8.2 x 10.8 cm
Item No.
001-014
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an automobile at the Edmonds Interurban Station. A man appears to be changing the car tires, and three men are on the station platform.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied [between 1975 and 1985]
Collection/Fonds
Stride family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
001-014
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 8.2 x 10.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of an automobile at the Edmonds Interurban Station. A man appears to be changing the car tires, and three men are on the station platform.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Automobiles
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy print accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Sixth Interurban line - Edmonds station
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
Images
Less detail

Interurban Tram no. 1225

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34645
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[195-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.6 cm
Item No.
079-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Interurban tram no. 1225 at Marpole Station. "B.C. Electric Ry. Co." is written along the top of the tram.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[195-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
079-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Interurban tram no. 1225 at Marpole Station. "B.C. Electric Ry. Co." is written along the top of the tram.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Vancouver - New Westminster Interurban line - Marpole Station
Images
Less detail

Welcome arch at Edmonds and Kingsway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35001
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Patterson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 14.7 cm print
Item No.
171-022
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the welcome arch erected at Edmonds and Kingsway to welcome Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught during his visit to Burnaby. People are lined up on either end of the arch, dressed in their finery. The interurban tracks can be seen in the foreground and the Edmonds station can be seen at …
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Patterson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
171-022
Accession Number
BHS986-20
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 14.7 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the welcome arch erected at Edmonds and Kingsway to welcome Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught during his visit to Burnaby. People are lined up on either end of the arch, dressed in their finery. The interurban tracks can be seen in the foreground and the Edmonds station can be seen at the far right decorated with bunting. Prince Arthur was Governor General of Canada at this time.
Subjects
Structures - Arches
Events - Royal Visits
Events - Visits of State
Persons - Crowds
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Stamp on back: "150"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Images
Less detail

Patterson Avenue Station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35061
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1915]
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.1 x 10.7 cm
Item No.
186-005
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Patterson Avenue Interurban station (the two shelters in the centre of the photograph). There are fences in foreground and Central Park can be seen in the background. There is snow. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads, "Patterson Interurban Station / B.C. Electric."
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1915]
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
186-005
Accession Number
BHS986-35
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.1 x 10.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Patterson Avenue Interurban station (the two shelters in the centre of the photograph). There are fences in foreground and Central Park can be seen in the background. There is snow. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads, "Patterson Interurban Station / B.C. Electric."
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Patterson Avenue
Burnaby - Central Park
Burnaby - Imperial Street
Burnaby - 3883 Imperial Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-006
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Grace (nee Dommet) and Lionel "Judge" Thould's "dinky" store at Highland Park Interurban station on the Central Park Interurban line.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-006
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Grace (nee Dommet) and Lionel "Judge" Thould's "dinky" store at Highland Park Interurban station on the Central Park Interurban line.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Buller Avenue
Burnaby - Beresford Street
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Highland Park station
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
Less detail

Dundonald United Church outing

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35497
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1924 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-355
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a special chartered interurban tram used to take people to the Dundonald United Church annual picnic at Second Beach, Stanley Park. The tram is pictured at MacPherson station, at MacPherson Avenue and the British Columbia Electric Railway tracks.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1924 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-355
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a special chartered interurban tram used to take people to the Dundonald United Church annual picnic at Second Beach, Stanley Park. The tram is pictured at MacPherson station, at MacPherson Avenue and the British Columbia Electric Railway tracks.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - MacPherson Avenue
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - MacPherson station
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1921 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-366
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Interurban trams at Central Park station. The British Columbia Electric Railway Company ran one-, two- and three-car "trains." The photograph was taken from the park, looking west toward Kingsway.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1921 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-366
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Interurban trams at Central Park station. The British Columbia Electric Railway Company ran one-, two- and three-car "trains." The photograph was taken from the park, looking west toward Kingsway.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park
Burnaby - Imperial Street
Burnaby - 3883 Imperial Street
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Central Park station
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-367
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Connaught Hill station on the Central Park Interurban right-of-way at 10th Avenue. To the right, a spur line to the gravel pit used as ballast on tract beds near the Stride garbage dump. The Skytrain maintenance centre was later located there.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-367
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Connaught Hill station on the Central Park Interurban right-of-way at 10th Avenue. To the right, a spur line to the gravel pit used as ballast on tract beds near the Stride garbage dump. The Skytrain maintenance centre was later located there.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 10th Avenue
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Connaught Hill station
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Images
Less detail

Fraser Arms Interurban station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35510
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-368
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Fraser Arm Interurban station at Gilley Avenue. Lyle Le Grove became a British Columbia Electric Railway buff because his father worked at the British Columbia Electric Railway New Westminster maintenance depot for many years.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-368
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Fraser Arm Interurban station at Gilley Avenue. Lyle Le Grove became a British Columbia Electric Railway buff because his father worked at the British Columbia Electric Railway New Westminster maintenance depot for many years.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Gilley Avenue
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Fraser Arms station
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Hill Area
Images
Less detail

Central Park Interurban trams

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35511
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1947] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-369
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of New Westminster British Columbia Electric Railway depot freight train en route to Chilliwack. This location at 8th and Columbia was the hub of the interurban network with Fraser Valley, Marpole, Central Park, Burnaby lake trams and trains all going through. Later, the building serve…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1947] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-369
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of New Westminster British Columbia Electric Railway depot freight train en route to Chilliwack. This location at 8th and Columbia was the hub of the interurban network with Fraser Valley, Marpole, Central Park, Burnaby lake trams and trains all going through. Later, the building served as Wosk's store and then as a market.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Images
Less detail

Central Park Interurban trams

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35512
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-370
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Central Park Interurban trams at Royal Oak Station. Jimmy Strachan, the motorman, is not visible.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-370
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Central Park Interurban trams at Royal Oak Station. Jimmy Strachan, the motorman, is not visible.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Royal Oak station
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
Less detail

Burnaby Lake Interurban tram

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35513
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-371
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Burnaby Lake Interurban tram, eastbound for Sapperton, at Great Northern Railway crossover.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-371
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Burnaby Lake Interurban tram, eastbound for Sapperton, at Great Northern Railway crossover.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Planning Study Area
Dawson-Delta Area
Images
Less detail

Burnaby Lake Interurban tram

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35514
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-372
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Burnaby Lake Interurban tram interior.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-372
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Burnaby Lake Interurban tram interior.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.4 x 12.7 cm print
Item No.
204-374
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Duke of Connaught's Interurban tram, called that because the Duke used it on visit to British Columbia as Governor General of Canada. It was used on the Central Park Interurban line and on the Chilliwack run.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-374
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.4 x 12.7 cm print
Material Details
Photograph has been cropped
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Duke of Connaught's Interurban tram, called that because the Duke used it on visit to British Columbia as Governor General of Canada. It was used on the Central Park Interurban line and on the Chilliwack run.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Leeside Interurban station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35686
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1921] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-544
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Leeside Interurban station on the Central Park line. Reuben Butcher (father of Violet Butcher Lynds) walked to here to catch the tram to work at B.C. Sugar in Vancouver. Lanterns used by passengers walking to and from the station during dark winter mornings and evenings were left und…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1921] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-544
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Leeside Interurban station on the Central Park line. Reuben Butcher (father of Violet Butcher Lynds) walked to here to catch the tram to work at B.C. Sugar in Vancouver. Lanterns used by passengers walking to and from the station during dark winter mornings and evenings were left under the wooden floor of the station.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Leeside station
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Hill Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-620
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) line Tram no. 1309.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-620
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) line Tram no. 1309.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail

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