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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.73.3
Description
Destination roller for British Columbia Electric Railway tram, Burnaby Lake line. Stiff fabric scroll, rolled up and attached to a metal roll that would be placed into a holder. Black back ground and white capital letters for destinations: "VANCOUVER / WESTMINSTER / CENTRAL PK / HIGHLAND PK / BURNA…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.73.3
Description
Destination roller for British Columbia Electric Railway tram, Burnaby Lake line. Stiff fabric scroll, rolled up and attached to a metal roll that would be placed into a holder. Black back ground and white capital letters for destinations: "VANCOUVER / WESTMINSTER / CENTRAL PK / HIGHLAND PK / BURNABY LK / DOUGLAS RD / STEVESTON / MARPOLE / LIMITED / SPECIAL / RACE TRACK / HORNE PAYNE / CARRALL ST / PARK AVE / CAR BARNS".
Marks/Labels
"CAR BARNS / CARRALL ST / PARK AVE / HORNE PAYNE / RACE TRACK / SPECIAL / LIMITED / MARPOLE / STEVESTON / DOUGLAS RD / BURNABY LK / HIGHLAND PK / CENTRAL PK / WESTMINSTER / VANCOUVER ". printed in white on black background. The back of the scroll has shortened versions of the destinations in black lettering on a white background.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Advertising Medium
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.95
Description
Rectangular metallic, magnetic silver painted with "DONT PLAY WATER ON LIVE WIRES" painted in red. A blue sticker with "KS-K5" glued on the bottom. Four mounting holes in the corners. Length: 19.3 cm Width: 12.7 cm Thickness: 1 mm
Object History
key system S.F. California.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.95
Description
Rectangular metallic, magnetic silver painted with "DONT PLAY WATER ON LIVE WIRES" painted in red. A blue sticker with "KS-K5" glued on the bottom. Four mounting holes in the corners. Length: 19.3 cm Width: 12.7 cm Thickness: 1 mm
Object History
key system S.F. California.
Marks/Labels
"DONT PLAY WATER" "ON" "LIVE WIRES"; Blue sticker "KS-KS";
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Advertising Medium
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.96
Description
A rectangular wooden sign painted cream with green lettering "TO OPEN STAND ON TREADLE". Length: 25.5 cm Width: 14 cm Thickness: 6 mm
Object History
For the British Columbia Electric Railway.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.96
Description
A rectangular wooden sign painted cream with green lettering "TO OPEN STAND ON TREADLE". Length: 25.5 cm Width: 14 cm Thickness: 6 mm
Object History
For the British Columbia Electric Railway.
Marks/Labels
on front green lettering "TO" "OPEN" "STAND" "ON" "TREADLE" on cream background. On plain wooden back in pencil "To Open"
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Advertising Medium
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.97
Description
A rectangular wooden sign painted cream with green lettering "EXIT" (vertically). Length: 28.7 cm Width: 7.7 cm Thickness: 6 mm
Object History
For the British Columbia Electric Railway.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.97
Description
A rectangular wooden sign painted cream with green lettering "EXIT" (vertically). Length: 28.7 cm Width: 7.7 cm Thickness: 6 mm
Object History
For the British Columbia Electric Railway.
Marks/Labels
"EXIT", printed in light green, edged in black. On plain wooden back, in pencil "No1 SQUARE" "EXIT" "WHITE".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Advertising Medium
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.98
Description
A rectangular wooden sign painted cream with green lettering "EXIT". Length: 22.9 cm Width: 6.3 cm Thickness: 6 mm
Object History
For the British Columbia Electric Railway.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.98
Description
A rectangular wooden sign painted cream with green lettering "EXIT". Length: 22.9 cm Width: 6.3 cm Thickness: 6 mm
Object History
For the British Columbia Electric Railway.
Marks/Labels
Green lettering "EXIT" (horizontally) on cream back ground. On back, on plain wood, in pencil "EXIT".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Advertising Medium
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.99
Description
A rectangular wooden sign painted cream with green lettering "IN". Length: 11.4 cm Width: 6.7 cm Thickness: 6 mm.
Object History
For the British Columbia Electric Railway.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.99
Description
A rectangular wooden sign painted cream with green lettering "IN". Length: 11.4 cm Width: 6.7 cm Thickness: 6 mm.
Object History
For the British Columbia Electric Railway.
Marks/Labels
Green lettering, with black borders, "IN", on cream back ground. On back, on plain wood, in pencil, "IN".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Advertising Medium
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.100
Description
A rectangular wooden sign painted cream with green lettering "A". Length: 7.6 cm Width: 5.2 cm Thickness: 6 mm
Object History
For the British Columbia Electric Railway.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.100
Description
A rectangular wooden sign painted cream with green lettering "A". Length: 7.6 cm Width: 5.2 cm Thickness: 6 mm
Object History
For the British Columbia Electric Railway.
Marks/Labels
Green lettering "A" on cream back ground. On back, on plain wood, in pencil "A".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Advertising Medium
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.101
Description
Wooden frame around two rectangular shaped windows with a wooden separation bar. The frame and windows are both dark (brown/black). The wooden frame appears to be composed of mahogony. The windows are composed of a glass-like material yet do not appear to be ordinary glass. One side of the win…
Object History
British Columbia Electric Railway transom window.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.101
Description
Wooden frame around two rectangular shaped windows with a wooden separation bar. The frame and windows are both dark (brown/black). The wooden frame appears to be composed of mahogony. The windows are composed of a glass-like material yet do not appear to be ordinary glass. One side of the windows has a scallop shell pattern and the other side is plain. Two holes are drilled through the edges of the frame at the midpoint. Length: 114 cm Width: 25 cm Thickness: 2.1 cm
Object History
British Columbia Electric Railway transom window.
Marks/Labels
Small blue sticker "BCER - B52".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Advertising Medium
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.126
Description
Metallic, magnetic rectangular shaped. Painted yellow with black lettering beginning with "BLOW DOWN INSTRUCTIONS" for a locomotive. Four mounting holes located at each corner. A red plastic sticker "CNR 6069-C4" is glued at the bottom. Hand printed in pencil on the back is "6069 Stratford Ont…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.126
Description
Metallic, magnetic rectangular shaped. Painted yellow with black lettering beginning with "BLOW DOWN INSTRUCTIONS" for a locomotive. Four mounting holes located at each corner. A red plastic sticker "CNR 6069-C4" is glued at the bottom. Hand printed in pencil on the back is "6069 Stratford Ont. Dec 24, 1961". Length: 28.2 cm Width: 15.2 cm Thickness: 1 mm
Marks/Labels
"BLOW DOWN" (underlined) / INSTRUCTIONS" (underlined), on front in black lettering. "THIS ENGINE EQUIPPED WITH / CONTINUOUS BLOW DOWN. / OPEN MANUAL BLOW-OFF / COCKS 10 SECONDS EACH 30 / MILES TO REMOVE SLUDGE.", on front in black lettering. "CNR 6069-C4" on front red sticker "6069" "STRATFORD ONT," "DEC 24, 1961", on back, in pencil.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Advertising Medium
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.157
Description
A light weight 31.8 cm x 24 cm cardboard sign printed with "NOTICE" at the top. The BCER sign indicates the last day of service on February 28, 1958 between Marpole and Steveston using BCER interurbans which will be replaced with bus service. The sign is dated February 21, 1958.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.157
Description
A light weight 31.8 cm x 24 cm cardboard sign printed with "NOTICE" at the top. The BCER sign indicates the last day of service on February 28, 1958 between Marpole and Steveston using BCER interurbans which will be replaced with bus service. The sign is dated February 21, 1958.
Maker
British Columbia Electric Railway Company Limited
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Publication Date
1958
Subjects
Advertising Medium
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.5868.1
Description
Notice - Plaque. Wood backed plaque with cardboard notice from the British Columbia Electric Railway Company advising passengers to stand in a position that does not interfere with the Operator's vision while the vehicle was in motion. The notice also requests that the passengers refrain from unnec…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.5868.1
Description
Notice - Plaque. Wood backed plaque with cardboard notice from the British Columbia Electric Railway Company advising passengers to stand in a position that does not interfere with the Operator's vision while the vehicle was in motion. The notice also requests that the passengers refrain from unnecessary conversation with the Operator while the vehicle is in motion. The notice is attached to the wood with four tacks. The wood backing is 23.5cm x 18.5cm and the cardboard is 20cm x 15cm.
Subjects
Advertising Medium
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
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BC Electric Railway Company Observation Car

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
September 1, 1946
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9.5 x 23.7 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway Company Observation car, fully loaded with people, passing by Harry Bullen Photo studio on 2608 Granville Street. The car number is 123, and on the end of the car is a sign that reads; "Seeing Vancouver / 2 Hour Trip / Fare 50c." A sign on the side of the car re…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9.5 x 23.7 cm
Material Details
inscribed in the negative and printed on recto, l.l. "B.C. ELECTRIC RLY CO OBSERVATION CAR", l.r. " Harry Bullen Photographer. 2608 Granville St. Phone Bay. 8869" stamped on verso, l.l. "SEP 1 - 1946/ 664"
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway Company Observation car, fully loaded with people, passing by Harry Bullen Photo studio on 2608 Granville Street. The car number is 123, and on the end of the car is a sign that reads; "Seeing Vancouver / 2 Hour Trip / Fare 50c." A sign on the side of the car reads; "Sightseeing Car Trips / Leave Robson & Granville / At 10 & 11 AM - 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 & 7 PM / Daily." Behind the car, a store window display of photographs with an awning reads; "Harry Bullen Photographer." Among the passengers in the car are a number of soldiers. Printed at the bottom front of the photograph; "BC Electric Rly Co Observation Car / Harry Bullen Photographer., 2608 Granville St., Phone Bay. 8869."
Subjects
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Industries - Tourism
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV975.88.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
September 1, 1946
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For another photograph of BCER observation car by Harry Bullen, see HV972.142.1
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
17-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
Harry Bullen
Notes
Title based on caption 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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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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Opening of Hastings Street Tramline Extension

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
December 23, 1913
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Photograph of the opening of the Hastings Street Tramline Extension, Capitol Hill. The man in the centre of the photograph (with the light-coloured coat) and in front of the mounted police officer, has been identified as Joe Toffaletto (he headed up the BCER construction team which built this line …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Material Details
printed on the photograph, recto, u.l. "Reeve MacGregor + Councillors of Burnaby/ with Officials of the B.C.E.R. at the/ Opening of Burnaby's New Tram Extension/ on Hastings St. East. Dec 23. 1913./ Photograph by J. Phillips/ Capitol Hill P.O."
Scope and Content
Photograph of the opening of the Hastings Street Tramline Extension, Capitol Hill. The man in the centre of the photograph (with the light-coloured coat) and in front of the mounted police officer, has been identified as Joe Toffaletto (he headed up the BCER construction team which built this line and who was also known as the anchor for the BCER tug-of-war team). Reeve McGregor is standing near the door to the tram, holding a pipe in one hand and a cane in the other (he is also the only man wearing a bow-tie) and Eber Stride is standing directly in front of the tram, wearing a three-piece suit with a white shirt and bowler hat. British Columbia Electric Railroad official R.H. Sperling and BCER general executive agent Fred R. Glover (his topcoat is open) are standing second from right and third from right respectively. The remainder of the men are unidentified although Councillors Coldicutt, MacDonald, Mayne and Macphearson, with municipal engineer MacPherson, British Columbia Electric Railroad chief engineer G.R.G. Conway and traffic agent for the city J.B. Rainey, solicitor A.E. Beck, chief inspector W. Whitenick, traffic superintendent James Hilton and Burnaby resident W.J. Holdom, Motorman C.C. Cameron and Conductor A. Sherman are said to be pictured.
Subjects
Events - Openings
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Toffaletto, Joe
McGregor, Duncan C. (1853-1929)
Stride, Eber
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Accession Code
BV985.5398.1
Date
December 23, 1913
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
06-Dec-2018
Scale
96
Photographer
J.W. Phillips
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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