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Douglas Road Interurban station

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1920 or 1921]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 7.1 x 11.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Pearl Cowan and her son, Walter sitting on a bench at Douglas Road Interurban Station. The back of the bench appears to be used as an advertisement space and the waiting area is made of wood plank board, with tall weeds and grass growing around the station.
Administrative History
Margaret Pearl Naismith (1887-1970) married Alexander "Allie" MacPherson Cowan (1881-1963) in 1910 in Kamloops BC. Alexander was the son of Walter Scott Cowan (1843-1930) and Annie McPherson (1859-1935), who lived in Burnaby on Douglas Road. Pearl and Allie had three children from their family homeā€¦
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 7.1 x 11.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Pearl Cowan and her son, Walter sitting on a bench at Douglas Road Interurban Station. The back of the bench appears to be used as an advertisement space and the waiting area is made of wood plank board, with tall weeds and grass growing around the station.
Administrative History
Margaret Pearl Naismith (1887-1970) married Alexander "Allie" MacPherson Cowan (1881-1963) in 1910 in Kamloops BC. Alexander was the son of Walter Scott Cowan (1843-1930) and Annie McPherson (1859-1935), who lived in Burnaby on Douglas Road. Pearl and Allie had three children from their family home at Spruce and Fitzgerald where they lived from 1918 to 1922: Amy, Clara, Thomas Walter Cowan (1918-?) who is seated on his mother's lap in this photo.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
Cowan, Pearl
Cowan, Walter
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line - Douglas Road station
Accession Code
BV985.31.5
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1920 or 1921]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Scan Resolution
800
Scan Date
30-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in pencil on verso of photograph reads: "Douglas Road Station c. 1920/21 / Shown are Pearl Cowan and son Walter Cowan. They lived [at] Spruce & Fitzgerald c. 1918-1922."
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