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British Columbia Electric Railway Company timetables

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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.
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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
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British Columbia Electric Railway Company timetables

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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…
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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
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…
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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
[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."
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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…
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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
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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.
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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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Tram 1223 being moved to Burnaby's Centennial Heritage Village

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 17, 1971
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.5 x 13.5 cm
Item No.
222-022
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram 1223 being moved from Edmonds Loop to Burnaby's Centennial Heritage Village, where it became a permanent archive. A man looks on as a railworker moves under the tram just as two large cranes lift it into the air.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 17, 1971
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
222-022
Accession Number
BHS989-19
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.5 x 13.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram 1223 being moved from Edmonds Loop to Burnaby's Centennial Heritage Village, where it became a permanent archive. A man looks on as a railworker moves under the tram just as two large cranes lift it into the air.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Tools and Equipment
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping glued to verso of photograph reads: "It took two cranes and about three hours to transport old B.C. Electric inter-urban tram car from it's former home at Edmonds Loop to it's new home at Burnaby's Centennial Heritage Village. Tram is to be a permanent archive at the village.
July 17, 1971 is stamped on verso of photograph, overtop of the newspaper article
Geographic Access
Burnaby
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Interurban trams at Snoqualmie, Washington

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
July 1977
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no. 1207 in a wooded area at Snoqualmie, Washington. The tram is red with cream trim and has a tarp covering the roof. Another tram, blue and cream in colour, is visible behind interurban no. 1207.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no. 1207 in a wooded area at Snoqualmie, Washington. The tram is red with cream trim and has a tarp covering the roof. Another tram, blue and cream in colour, is visible behind interurban no. 1207.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
United States of America - Washington State
Accession Code
BV988.7.3
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
July 1977
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Photographer
H. Ewert
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on verso of photograph reads: "B.C.E.R. 1207/ Snoqualmie, Washington/ July 1977/ H. EWERT"
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Interurban trams at Snoqualmie, Washington

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
July 1977
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no. 1207 in a wooded area at Snoqualmie, Washington. The tram is red with cream trim, has a tarp covering the roof and a front board sign which reads, "LIMITED." There is another tram, blue and cream in colour, in front of inte…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no. 1207 in a wooded area at Snoqualmie, Washington. The tram is red with cream trim, has a tarp covering the roof and a front board sign which reads, "LIMITED." There is another tram, blue and cream in colour, in front of interurban no. 1207.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
United States of America - Washington State
Accession Code
BV988.7.5
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
July 1977
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Photographer
H. Ewert
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on verso of photograph reads: "B.C.E.R. 1207/ Snoqualmie, Washington/ July 1977/ H. EWERT"
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B.C. Transit Centennial: Chilliwack and Fraser Valley Way Points

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1950 and 1990]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 videocassette (2 hr., 3 min., 4 sec.) : VHS, 29 fps, col., sd., stereo
Scope and Content
The film shows Lower Mainland trams on their various routes, and an excursion train. The trams are shown travelling through Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Surrey, North Delta, Langley, Abbotsford, and Chilliwack. The excursion train was filmed in Washington State, U.S.A. 0:00 – 16:18: a Burn…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1950 and 1990]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV012.37.12
Physical Description
1 videocassette (2 hr., 3 min., 4 sec.) : VHS, 29 fps, col., sd., stereo
Material Details
VHS video tape in slip case "1950 / BCE Rail Archives / Burn. Lake / Central Park / Oak-Marploe / Skagit / Tourist Ride Chilliwack" hand written on label.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
The film shows Lower Mainland trams on their various routes, and an excursion train. The trams are shown travelling through Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Surrey, North Delta, Langley, Abbotsford, and Chilliwack. The excursion train was filmed in Washington State, U.S.A. 0:00 – 16:18: a Burnaby Lake Line tram from the Carrall Street depot in Vancouver to the Sapperton terminus, New Westminster. 16:18 – 30:20: a Central Park Line tram from the New Westminster depot to the Carrall Street depot. 30:20 - 40:53: an Oak St. Line tram from Victory Square to the Marpole terminus. 40:53 – 49:41: although the title card reads “Fairview Belt Line 1”, this is an observation car from the intersection of Cambie and Hastings Streets to the Dunbar terminus and back to Victory Square by way of Granville Street. 49:41 – 57:34: Skagit River Railway, Washington, U.S.A., from Newhalem to the Diablo Dam powerhouse and lift, then to the boat which crossed the lake to Ross Dam 57:34 – 1:12:54: the title card reads “Observation Car Trip” but this is a Fairview Belt Line tram on the outer line run, from Broadway and Main on a complete loop through downtown. 1:12:54 – 1:15:49: the last Fraser Valley Line tram from Vancouver meets the last tram from Chilliwack in Langley for the last-day-of-service ceremony, October 1, 1950 1:15:49 – 1:56:10: a Fraser Valley line tram from the Carrall Street depot, leaving in sections which meet at the New Westminster depot and continue on together to Chilliwack Depot, then return to New Westminster. 1:56:10 – 2:03:04: decommissioning of the system: removal of the tram power lines, scrapping and burning of tram cars at the Kitsilano yard. The narrators give commentary, describing the routes, landmarks of the past and present, the various kinds of trams and buses seen, drivers’ protocols, and historical information.
History/Biography
Film footage shot in 1950 and voice-over recorded in 1990. The end-of-service ceremony film is dated October 1, 1950.
Notes
Title based on contents of film
Other organizations participated in the filming of the footage: B.C. Transit and Gastown Post & Transfer.
Film is narrated by Frank Horn and Vic Sharman
Contact Burnaby Village Museum to view film content. Reproductions are restricted.
Creator
Railway Pictures
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Rail
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Co Limited
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The British Columbia Electric Railway Company, 1897-1928 : a British company in British Columbia

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Roy, Patricia E. University of British Columbia , 1970. (Textual Record) 388.46 ROY
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Type
Textual Record
Call No.
388.46 ROY
Author
Roy, Patricia E.
Publisher
University of British Columbia
Publication Date
1970
Physical Description
ix, 405 p. : ill., maps. ; 30 cm.
Subjects LoC
British Columbia Electric Railway Company -- History
Notes
Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript
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New Westminster District - Subdivision Plans of : (1A) Portion Lot 87 (2A) Portions of Lot 136, 131 and Lots 44 and 78 (3A)Survey of a Portion of Lot 95 (4A) Subdivision plan of Lot 396 - Port Moody (1B) Plan of District Lot 92 (2B) Portion of Lot 29 (3B) Plan of Lot 84 - Hydes, Claim (4B) Plan of Lots 2, 4, 6, 8, 15, 10, 56, 148, 57, 58, 40 (5B) Plan of Lot 85

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1862-1908]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Map collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
9 plans : 6 plans : black ink on paper ; 57 x 36.5 cm or smaller + 1 plan : black ink and grahite on paper ; 46.5 x 49 cm + 1 plan : blueprint on paper ; 15.5 x 19.5 cm + cm + 1 plan : graphite on paper ; 25 x 17 cm ; mounted on both sides of board 76 x 102 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of a large board of four New Westminster District subdivision plans mounted on one side and five New Westminster District subdivision plans mounted on the other side. Side A: 1. "Plan / of Subdivision / of a Portion / of / Lot 87 / Group One / New Westminster District / Scale 4 chs…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Map collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
9 plans : 6 plans : black ink on paper ; 57 x 36.5 cm or smaller + 1 plan : black ink and grahite on paper ; 46.5 x 49 cm + 1 plan : blueprint on paper ; 15.5 x 19.5 cm + cm + 1 plan : graphite on paper ; 25 x 17 cm ; mounted on both sides of board 76 x 102 cm
Material Details
Scales [between 1:792 and 1:3600]
Scope and Content
Item consists of a large board of four New Westminster District subdivision plans mounted on one side and five New Westminster District subdivision plans mounted on the other side. Side A: 1. "Plan / of Subdivision / of a Portion / of / Lot 87 / Group One / New Westminster District / Scale 4 chs = 1 in". Plan is stamped: "Albert J. Hill, Civil Engineer / and / Provincial Land Surveyor, / New Westminster, / B.C." and intialed by: "RB" [sic] (in blue pencil crayon). Names two of the subdivisons of District Lot 87 are identified as, "L.E. Sprott" and "John Ledger". 2. "Plan of Subdivision / of / Portions of / Lot 136, 131 and Lots 44 and 78 Gr.1 / New Westminster District / Scale 300 ft = 1 inch". Annotation above title reads: "No. 901 / Deposited in Land Registry Office / New Westminster / Aug. 19th 1905 / Charles S. Keith D. Reg." Annotations and signatures at bottom of plan read: "I, William Nelson Draper, / W.H.R. Collister / Charles E. Perkins / E.B. Morgan / make / Surveys / correct / representation / upon / the / Land Registry Act / (sgd) W.N. Draper, P.L.S.". Plan includes a handwritten title: "Lots 136, 131, 44 & 78" and is initialed: "RB" [sic] (in blue pencil crayon) 3. "Survey / of / a Portion / of / Lot 95, Gr.1 / Scale 1 ch = 1in." Plan is stamped: "Albert J. Hill, Civil Engineer / and / Provincial Land Surveyor, / New Westminster, / B.C." and is initialed : "RB" [sic] (in blue pencil crayon) 4. Blueprint plan of "Lot 396. Group One." with Scale : 3 chs = 1 in. A two acre portion of District Lot 396 is filled in with red ink." Plan is signed by "Albert J. Hill / B.C.L.S." (This plan is part of Port Moody) Side B: 1. Plan titled "District Lot 92 / Burnaby / Municipality / for sale by / Mahon / McFarland & / Mahon Ltd. / Vancouver, B.C. / Scale : 4 chains to one inch". District Lot 92 is subdivided into 161 lots and identifies roads: Norwich Road, Pole Line Road, Oakland Road, Stanley Road, Burford Road, Dalhousie Road, Brantford Road, Colborne Road, Roberts Road, Vancouver & Westminster Road, B.C. Electric Railway, Gilley Stn. and Burnaby (Power House). The bottom of the plan reads: "G.S. Dawson, P.LS. Vancouver, B.C." 2. "Plan / of Subdivision / of a Portion / of / Lot 29 / Group 1 / New Westminster District / Scale 2 chs = 1 in". Plan is stamped: "Albert J. Hill, Civil Engineer / and / Provincial Land Surveyor, / New Westminster, / B.C." and is initialed by: "RB" [sic] (in blue pencil crayon) 3. Small handrawn plan (no title) identifying "Lot 84 / Hydes, Claim" at the centre surrounded by lots and features identified as: "Lot 85", "Lot 93", "Lot 94", "Lot 32", "Lot 82", "Lot 83", "Lot 79", "swamp" and a "Small Lake" (Burnaby Lake). Identifying marks in the right corner of the plan read: "Page 13 / Surveyed by G. Turner / May 62". Plan also includes surveyor's bearing measurements and trails to "Small Lake" (Burnaby Lake). 4. Untitled plan showing District Lots west of North Road and north of Burnaby Lake including: Lots 2, 4, 6, 8, 15, 10, 56, 148, 57, 58, 40. and Lots 3, 5, 7 east of North Road (Coquitlam). Lots in Burnaby are identifed for timber including: "Heavily Timbered" (Lot 57), " "Some Fir and Cedar" (Lot 40), "Splendid Fir and Cedar" (Lot 143), "Heavy Fir etc" (Lots 143 and 148), " "Fine Cedar" (Lot 15), "Rough Light Timber" (Lot 56). Other features identified at the lower portion of the plan include "Burnaby Lake" and "Brunette River". 5. Untitled plan drawn in graphite showing sections of District Lot 85 south of Burnaby Lake and north of Hazsard Road. Plan is signed: "Albert J. Hill / B.C.L.S." and dated "12/26/08". Plan is initialed by: "RB" [sic] (in blue pencil crayon)
Publisher
Mahon, McFarland & Mahon Ltd
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Maps
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Hill, Albert J.
Draper, W.N.
Responsibility
Albert J. Hill M.A. Civil Engineer and Provincial Land Surveyor
W.N. Draper, P.L.S.
G. Turner, P.L.S.
G.S. Dawson, P.L.S.
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake
Burnaby - Pole Line Road
Burnaby - North Road
Burnaby - Brunette River
British Columbia - Port Moody
Accession Code
HV977.93.26
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
[1862-1908]
Media Type
Cartographic Material
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Burquitlam (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Scan Resolution
300
Scale
72
Notes
Title based on content of plans
Digital image link published on Heritage Burnaby shows "Side A"
Scale is measured in chains and feet. (One chain equals 792 inches)
The term "Lot" can also refer to a "District Lot”
Some plans are stamped: "Albert J. Hill, Civil Engineer / and / Provincial Land Surveyor, / New Westminster, / B.C." and intialed: "RB" [sic]
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Agreement between British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority and Divisions 101-134 & 109 of the Amalgamated Transit Union relating to wages and working conditions

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Vancouver: British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority , 1973. (Book) 331.8 BRI
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Type
Book
Accession Code
BV012.18.16
Call No.
331.8 BRI
Place of Publication
Vancouver
Publisher
British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority
Publication Date
1973
Printer
B.C. Hydro Printing Service
Physical Description
xiii, 152 p. ; 15 cm.
Subjects LoC
Transportation -- British Columbia
Collective labor agreements
Amalgamated Transit Union
Labor unions -- Canada -- British Columbia
Name Access
Carson, Norman Thomas (Tom)
British Columbia Electric Railway Co Limited
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Loading Strawberries, BCERy, Douglas Road, Burnaby BC

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1894
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm on cardboard 22 x 27.5 cm
Item No.
477-938
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of farmers loading their crates onto a railway car. Identified (left to right), Bernard R. Hill, Louis Claude Hill, Charles Sprott, George E. Clayton, and Edgar Sprott, who are loading up their strawberries on a street car. The farmers are lined up in a row, each sitting in t…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1894
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-938
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm on cardboard 22 x 27.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of farmers loading their crates onto a railway car. Identified (left to right), Bernard R. Hill, Louis Claude Hill, Charles Sprott, George E. Clayton, and Edgar Sprott, who are loading up their strawberries on a street car. The farmers are lined up in a row, each sitting in their own horse and cart as they bring their strawberries to the station.
Subjects
Agriculture - Fruit and Berries
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Horses
Transportation - Carts
Occupations - Farmers
Transportation - Wagons
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Hill, Louis Claude "Claude"
Hill, Bernard R
Sprott, Charles
Clayton, George Evert
Sprott, Edgar
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Caption on recto of photograph reads: "Loading Strawberries, B.C.E.Ry., Douglas Rd., Burnaby, B.C."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Douglas Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
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BC studies, Number 11, Fall 1971

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Vancouver: BC Studies , 1971. (Textual Record) 388.4 ROY
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Type
Textual Record
Call No.
388.4 ROY
Place of Publication
Vancouver
Publisher
BC Studies
Publication Date
1971
Physical Description
85 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects LoC
Street-railroads
Transportation -- British Columbia
Notes
ISSN:0005-2949
Includes an article: "Regulating the British Columbia electric railway : the first public utilities commission in British Columbia", by Patricia E. Roy.
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Rail classics, vol. 2, no. 2

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Canoga Park, Calif.: Challenge Publication Inc. , 1973. (Textual Record) 388.46 RAI v. 2, no. 2
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Type
Textual Record
Call No.
388.46 RAI v. 2, no. 2
Place of Publication
Canoga Park, Calif.
Publisher
Challenge Publication Inc.
Publication Date
1973
Physical Description
82 p. : ill ; 28 cm.
Subjects LoC
British Columbia Electric Railway Company -- History
Railways -- British Columbia -- History
Electric railroads -- Cars.
Local transit -- British Columbia -- Burnaby -- History
Local transit -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Metropolitan Area -- History
Local transit -- British Columbia -- Fraser Valley -- History
Street-railroads -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Metropolitan Area -- History
Notes
"Commuting in British Columbia, Vancouver's British Columbia Electric Railway was the Canadian Equivalent of the Sprawling Pacific Electric by Ira L. Swett" -- page 40 - 45.
Details about the "Districts of Interurban line plus descriptions of different interurban cars operating in the system.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1900]-1982
Collection/Fonds
Bancroft family collection
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
4 boxes of textual records, 7 photographs and 1 map
Storage Location
MSS030
BHS490
BHS507
MSS110
Scope and Content
Collection consists of publications, correspondence and other miscellaneous papers relating to the Bancroft family's interests and work history; topics include gardening, raising poultry, the liberal government and the Royal Canadian Air Force. Also included are photographs of the Bancroft family (…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1900]-1982
Collection/Fonds
Bancroft family collection
Physical Description
4 boxes of textual records, 7 photographs and 1 map
Description Level
Fonds
Storage Location
MSS030
BHS490
BHS507
MSS110
Scope and Content
Collection consists of publications, correspondence and other miscellaneous papers relating to the Bancroft family's interests and work history; topics include gardening, raising poultry, the liberal government and the Royal Canadian Air Force. Also included are photographs of the Bancroft family (and friends) as well as ephemera pertaining to agricultural farming and the air force.
History/Biography
Ann Eliza (Annie) was born in August of 1861. After marrying R. Croucher, Ann moved her family to British Columbia in 1907. Their daughter Rose Croucher was born in January of 1895 and studied geometrical drawing using Blair’s Canadian Drawing Series workbooks. On on February 21, 1914, Rose Croucher and James Oakes Bancroft married in Vancouver. Together they had three children; James A. in 1916 or 1917, Rosie, then George E. in August of 1927. The Bancroft family were poultry farmers throughout the early 1900s, transporting their farmed eggs from Burnaby to the Hudson’s Bay Company Vancouver using the British Columbia Electric Railway system. Rose Bancroft also served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Central Park Poultry Co-op Association in the 1920s until her husband's death in 1930 at the age of 42. In the late thirties and early forties, while James A. Bancroft was stationed in Calgary with the Royal Canadian Air Force, his younger siblings lived together with their mother and grandmother at 1963 21st Avenue in Burnaby. Young Rosie Bancroft studied French and England’s history in Social Studies in 1937 and her brother George studied the seasons in General Science II in 1942. Grandmother Ann died in 1962 at the age of 99. Her daughter Rose died three years later at the age of 76.
Media Type
Textual Record
Photograph
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