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Interurban tram no. 1233 at Vorce tram station

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1950 and 1953]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no. 1233 at Vorce tram station on the Burnaby Lake Line. People in winter coats are walking away from the station platform in the snow.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no. 1233 at Vorce tram station on the Burnaby Lake Line. People in winter coats are walking away from the station platform in the snow.
Subjects
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Nursery Road
Accession Code
BV005.15.4
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[between 1950 and 1953]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
Original negative for this photograph is in accession P:\Cultural Services\Museum\Design\Exhibits\Tram Barn Exhibits\text
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[before 1953]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Vorce tram station on the British Columbia Electric Railway Company's Burnaby Lake Line. The wooden station shelter is visible in the distance covered with snow.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Vorce tram station on the British Columbia Electric Railway Company's Burnaby Lake Line. The wooden station shelter is visible in the distance covered with snow.
Subjects
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Nursery Road
Accession Code
BV005.15.2
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[before 1953]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[before 1953]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Vorce tram station on the Burnaby Lake Line of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company in the snow. A notice is posted on an electric power pole in the foreground.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Vorce tram station on the Burnaby Lake Line of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company in the snow. A notice is posted on an electric power pole in the foreground.
Subjects
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Nursery Road
Accession Code
BV005.15.1
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[before 1953]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
Original negative for this photograph is in accession BV005.15.1
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Interurban tram no. 1233

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto10546
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[before 1953]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no. 1233 travelling along the tracks in the snow.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no. 1233 travelling along the tracks in the snow.
Subjects
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Accession Code
BV005.15.3
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[before 1953]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
Original negative for this photograph is in accession BV005.15.3
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Interurban tram 1234 at Queens Station, Burnaby Lake Line

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[September 1944] (date of original), copied 1985
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.6 x 17.7 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of Interurban tram no. 1234 at Queens Station. There are two women standing by the railings at the station. There is a car waiting for the tram to cross just behind the station shelter. There is a house close to the station visible on the left side of the photograph. Note the electric po…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.6 x 17.7 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of Interurban tram no. 1234 at Queens Station. There are two women standing by the railings at the station. There is a car waiting for the tram to cross just behind the station shelter. There is a house close to the station visible on the left side of the photograph. Note the electric power poles running along the tracks. According to the accession register and notes in the accession file, the photograph was taken on a Sunday afternoon in September 1944, and the tram is part of the Burnaby Lake Line along Willingdon Avenue.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
BV985.328.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[September 1944] (date of original), copied 1985
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
30-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
unknown
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Douglas Road Interurban station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto164
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 home…
  1 Image  
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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Norris Station along New Westminster - Chilliwack line

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1949 (date of original), copied 1994
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.5 x 24.5 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Norris station shelter and small wooden plank platform along the British Columbia Electric Railway New Westminster - Chilliwack line.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.5 x 24.5 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Norris station shelter and small wooden plank platform along the British Columbia Electric Railway New Westminster - Chilliwack line.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Accession Code
BV994.19.1
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
1949 (date of original), copied 1994
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Photographer
Ernie Les Plant
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on verso of photograph reads: "Norris Station on B.C. Electric's/ New Westminster-Chilliwack railway line/ -photographed in 1949 by/ Ernie Les Plant/ Photo is in the collection of/ Henry Ewert/ Copied for Elizabeth Czerwinski/ 21/2/94"
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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
Images
Less detail

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