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B.C. Electric Railway Co. Observation Car

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
July 22, 1934
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 23.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway Company Observation car, full of people and conducted by "Teddy" Lyons. The car number is 124, and a sign on the rear end of the car reads, "See Vancouver / Two Hour / Trip / Fare 35c." The photograph was probably taken prior to 4:00 pm, as there are signs hang…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 23.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway Company Observation car, full of people and conducted by "Teddy" Lyons. The car number is 124, and a sign on the rear end of the car reads, "See Vancouver / Two Hour / Trip / Fare 35c." The photograph was probably taken prior to 4:00 pm, as there are signs hanging on the car by the conductor that read, "Extra Trip / 7:00 PM" and "Next Trip / 4:00 PM." There are restaurants and various stores which line the street by the tracks in the background. The caption printed on the front bottom of the photo reads, "B.C. Electric Rly. Co. Observation Car, Vancouver. / "Teddy" Lyons, Conductor. Harry Bullen Photo. 2608 Gran. Bayview 8869." Stamped on the back of the photo is "Vancouver, B.C. Jul 22 1934."
Subjects
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Industries - Tourism
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Bullen, Harry
Lyons, Teddy
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV972.142.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
July 22, 1934
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For another photograph of BCER car # 124, but from a different year, see photograph HV973.26.143 For another photograph of BCER observation car by Harry Bullen, see HV975.88.1
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
Harry Bullen
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
In "History of Metropolitan Vancouver" at http://www.vancouverhistory.ca/chronology6.htm, it notes that Harry Bullen sold long narrow souvenir photographs of the passengers taken in the car
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