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B.C. Electric Rly. Co. Observation Car, Vancouver, 1925, "Teddy" Lyons, Conductor

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Harold Edward Winch collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9.6 x 23.6 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photographic postcard of an open sightseeing car operated by the BC Electric Railway Company. The postcard is inscribed "Bullen Photo Co. 626 W. Pender."
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Harold Edward Winch collection
Description Level
Item
Collection/Fonds No.
BV013.12
Series
Photographs
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9.6 x 23.6 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photographic postcard of an open sightseeing car operated by the BC Electric Railway Company. The postcard is inscribed "Bullen Photo Co. 626 W. Pender."
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Industries - Tourism
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Bullen, Harry
Accession Code
BV013.12.68
Date
1925
Media Type
Photograph
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph is a part of original scrapbook Item BV013.12.11
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Burnaby Lake Tram #1228

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 1951
Collection/Fonds
Geoff Meugans collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm print
Item No.
208-006
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tram #1228 on the Burnaby Lake Interurban line, at Ardley station, crossing Great Northern Railway tracks.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 1951
Collection/Fonds
Geoff Meugans collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
208-006
Accession Number
BHS988-8
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tram #1228 on the Burnaby Lake Interurban line, at Ardley station, crossing Great Northern Railway tracks.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line - Ardley station
Planning Study Area
Dawson-Delta Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
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B.C. Electric Railway Co. Observation Car

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
August 14, 1942
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway Company Observation car, loaded with people, and conducted by "Dick" Gardner. The car number is 123, and on the rear end of the car is a sign that reads, "SEE VANCOUVER/ TWO HOUR/ TRIP/ FARE 50c." The photograph was probably taken prior to 11am, as there are sign…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia
Material Details
printed on recto, b. "B.C. ELECTRIC RLY CO OBSERVATION CAR "DICK" GARDNER CONDUCTOR Harry Bullen Photographer. 2608 Granville St. Phone Bay. 8869." stamped on verso, c.r. "AUG 14 1942"
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway Company Observation car, loaded with people, and conducted by "Dick" Gardner. The car number is 123, and on the rear end of the car is a sign that reads, "SEE VANCOUVER/ TWO HOUR/ TRIP/ FARE 50c." The photograph was probably taken prior to 11am, as there are signs hanging on the car by the front that reads, "NEXT TRIP/ 11 AM" and "NEXT TRIP/ 3 PM". Storefronts are visible directly behind the Observation car. One has a window display of photographs and a large awning. The display window has a sign that reads, "HARRY BULLEN," indicating the car is stopped right in front of the photographer's studio for a souvenir photograph.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Industries - Tourism
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Gardner, Dick
Bullen, Harry
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver - Granville Street
Accession Code
BV985.441.1
Date
August 14, 1942
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
The envelope for this photograph is BV985.441.2
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
30-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
Harry Bullen
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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…
  1 Image  
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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