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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
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Subjects LoC
Burnaby (B.C.) -- History
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Buildings - Industrial - Powerhouses
Electrical Services
Generation of Electricity
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Boundary Road
British Columbia - Buntzen Lake
Name Access
Green, George
Westminster and Vancouver Tramway Company
Edmonds, Henry Valentine
Sample's Boarding House
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Subjects LoC
Burnaby (B.C.) -- History
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Buildings - Industrial - Powerhouses
Electrical Services
Generation of Electricity
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Boundary Road
British Columbia - Buntzen Lake
Name Access
Green, George
Westminster and Vancouver Tramway Company
Edmonds, Henry Valentine
Sample's Boarding House
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Subjects LoC
Burnaby (B.C.) -- History
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Buildings - Industrial - Powerhouses
Electrical Services
Generation of Electricity
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Boundary Road
British Columbia - Buntzen Lake
Name Access
Green, George
Westminster and Vancouver Tramway Company
Edmonds, Henry Valentine
Sample's Boarding House
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Subjects LoC
Burnaby (B.C.) -- History
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Buildings - Industrial - Powerhouses
Electrical Services
Generation of Electricity
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Boundary Road
British Columbia - Buntzen Lake
Name Access
Green, George
Westminster and Vancouver Tramway Company
Edmonds, Henry Valentine
Sample's Boarding House
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Subjects LoC
Burnaby (B.C.) -- History
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Buildings - Industrial - Powerhouses
Electrical Services
Generation of Electricity
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Boundary Road
British Columbia - Buntzen Lake
Name Access
Green, George
Westminster and Vancouver Tramway Company
Edmonds, Henry Valentine
Sample's Boarding House
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Subjects LoC
Burnaby (B.C.) -- History
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Buildings - Industrial - Powerhouses
Electrical Services
Generation of Electricity
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Boundary Road
British Columbia - Buntzen Lake
Name Access
Green, George
Westminster and Vancouver Tramway Company
Edmonds, Henry Valentine
Sample's Boarding House
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
installed. The Lake Buntzen scheme was a much more elaborate undertaking. J. Buntzen was the local manager of the British Columbia Electric Railway at the time, hence the name. Mr. Buntzen was a native of Amsterdam. To capture the waters of two mountain lakes, lying well back in the mountains
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Subjects LoC
Burnaby (B.C.) -- History
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Buildings - Industrial - Powerhouses
Electrical Services
Generation of Electricity
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Boundary Road
British Columbia - Buntzen Lake
Name Access
Green, George
Westminster and Vancouver Tramway Company
Edmonds, Henry Valentine
Sample's Boarding House
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Subjects LoC
Burnaby (B.C.) -- History
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Buildings - Industrial - Powerhouses
Electrical Services
Generation of Electricity
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Boundary Road
British Columbia - Buntzen Lake
Name Access
Green, George
Westminster and Vancouver Tramway Company
Edmonds, Henry Valentine
Sample's Boarding House
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
highway through Burnaby. Rochford Henry Sperling was born in London, Engiand on February 9, 1876, and is a son of Henry Reginald Sperling, a financial magnate of that city, who was one of the first men to become interested in the British Columbia Electric Railway Company, and its predecessor, the
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Subjects LoC
Burnaby (B.C.) -- History
Name Access
Green, George
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
, predecessor of the British Columbia Electric Railway Com- pany, applied for a charter from the provincial government in order that they might acquire the Westminster and Vancouver Tramway’s holdings they asked that they be allowed unrestricted rights to build on and along any street they wished in British
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Subjects LoC
Burnaby (B.C.) -- History
Name Access
Green, George
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
142 HISTORY OF BURNABY AND VICINITY the upkeep of our roads. To his Council he reported on August 19, 1905 that “not only had the Council not been asked to accept the Hastings- Barnet Road, but the government had evidently given permission since making it to the British Columbia Electric
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Subjects LoC
Burnaby (B.C.) -- History
Name Access
Green, George
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
with others, catried the matter to the lower courts of B.C. who declared the agreement intra vires, or within the law. The case was then carried to the Supreme Court, which reversed the decision and declared the agreement ultra vires, or outside the law. The British Columbia Electric Railway
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Subjects LoC
Burnaby (B.C.) -- History
Name Access
Green, George
Digital Book
Less detail

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