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Gay Nineties Bloom Again As Old Tram Rides Its Last

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1953
Collection/Fonds
Alvin Burtch fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 p.
Item No.
MSS067-002
Storage Location
Bay 66 - Shelf 1
Scope and Content
Item is a newspaper clipping which describes British Columbia Electric Railway Conductor Alvin Burtch's final run of the Burnaby Lake Line in 1953 in his thirty-seventh year of service.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1953
Collection/Fonds
Alvin Burtch fonds
Physical Description
1 p.
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS067-002
Storage Location
Bay 66 - Shelf 1
Accession Number
BHS995-07
Scope and Content
Item is a newspaper clipping which describes British Columbia Electric Railway Conductor Alvin Burtch's final run of the Burnaby Lake Line in 1953 in his thirty-seventh year of service.
Media Type
Textual Record
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1943 and 1953]
Collection/Fonds
Alvin Burtch fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21.4 x 16.4 cm
Item No.
493-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Alvin Burtch in his BCER uniform. Alvin Burtch was a conductor for the British Columbia Electric Railway for thirty eight years and retired in 1953. For thirty years he was conductor of the Burnaby Lake Line.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1943 and 1953]
Collection/Fonds
Alvin Burtch fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
493-001
Accession Number
BHS993-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21.4 x 16.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Alvin Burtch in his BCER uniform. Alvin Burtch was a conductor for the British Columbia Electric Railway for thirty eight years and retired in 1953. For thirty years he was conductor of the Burnaby Lake Line.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Names
Burtch, Alvin
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on accompanying cardboard identifies donors and Burtch.
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1923-1953
Collection/Fonds
Alvin Burtch fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
2 files of textual records and 1 photograph
Storage Location
MSS067
BHS493
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a file of records pertaining to the purchase of the lot and the building of Alvin Burtch's house in Burnaby, as well as a newspaper clipping and a photograph of Burtch in his BCER uniform.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1923-1953
Collection/Fonds
Alvin Burtch fonds
Physical Description
2 files of textual records and 1 photograph
Description Level
Fonds
Storage Location
MSS067
BHS493
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a file of records pertaining to the purchase of the lot and the building of Alvin Burtch's house in Burnaby, as well as a newspaper clipping and a photograph of Burtch in his BCER uniform.
History/Biography
Alvin Burtch was a British Columbia Electric Railway Conductor who drove for the BCER for thirty-eight years, most notably, thirty of those years were on the Burnaby Lake Line. He was the driver for the line's final run in 1953 (in his thirty-seventh year of service). His daughter Hazel Cunningham grew up in Burnaby and married "Friends of the Carousel" member Harry Sumner.
Media Type
Photograph
Textual Record
Less detail
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