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British Columbia Electric Railway Company Limited

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord65842
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1923
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 booklet
Item No.
42697
Storage Location
68-1-4-21
Scope and Content
Item is a thirty-nine page booklet describing and illustrating British Columbia Electric Railway Company operations and development in the Lower Mainland between 1910 and 1923.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1923
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Physical Description
1 booklet
Description Level
Item
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Ephemera Collection
Item No.
42697
Storage Location
68-1-4-21
Accession Number
BHS2007-04
Scope and Content
Item is a thirty-nine page booklet describing and illustrating British Columbia Electric Railway Company operations and development in the Lower Mainland between 1910 and 1923.
Media Type
Textual Record
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Central Park Interurban tram interior

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34037
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1910
Collection/Fonds
Stride family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 8.4 x 11.3 cm
Item No.
001-013
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Central Park Interurban tram, including passengers, the majority of whom are women.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1910
Collection/Fonds
Stride family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
001-013
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 8.4 x 11.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Central Park Interurban tram, including passengers, the majority of whom are women.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Edmonds Interurban station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34038
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied [between 1975 and 1985]
Collection/Fonds
Stride family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 8.2 x 10.8 cm
Item No.
001-014
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an automobile at the Edmonds Interurban Station. A man appears to be changing the car tires, and three men are on the station platform.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied [between 1975 and 1985]
Collection/Fonds
Stride family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
001-014
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 8.2 x 10.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of an automobile at the Edmonds Interurban Station. A man appears to be changing the car tires, and three men are on the station platform.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Automobiles
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy print accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Sixth Interurban line - Edmonds station
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
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Interurban Tram no. 1225

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34645
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[195-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.6 cm
Item No.
079-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Interurban tram no. 1225 at Marpole Station. "B.C. Electric Ry. Co." is written along the top of the tram.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[195-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
079-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Interurban tram no. 1225 at Marpole Station. "B.C. Electric Ry. Co." is written along the top of the tram.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Vancouver - New Westminster Interurban line - Marpole Station
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Burnaby Lake Interurban

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37174
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[before 1954]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm print
Item No.
328-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Burnaby Lake Interurban in the snow. The house in the background is 2231 Fareham Street, a short street that ran behind Elwell and the tram tracks about midway between the Cumberland Road and Hill Street Stations. This rail line route is now the route of Highway 1 through Burnaby.…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[before 1954]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
328-001
Accession Number
BHS996-14
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Burnaby Lake Interurban in the snow. The house in the background is 2231 Fareham Street, a short street that ran behind Elwell and the tram tracks about midway between the Cumberland Road and Hill Street Stations. This rail line route is now the route of Highway 1 through Burnaby. The uppermost window in the house was the donor's bedroom.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Fareham Street
British Columbia - Highway 1
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
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Central Park interurban interior

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37221
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1910
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 10.5 cm print
Item No.
338-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Central Park interurban while it is in service.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1910
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
338-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 10.5 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Central Park interurban while it is in service.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
British Columbia - New Westminster
British Columbia - Vancouver
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied [1997]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm print
Item No.
350-015
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the area near the Edmonds and Kingsway intersection. A British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram is visible in the centre and the station can be seen to the left.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied [1997]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
350-015
Accession Number
BHS997-9
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the area near the Edmonds and Kingsway intersection. A British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram is visible in the centre and the station can be seen to the left.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Roads
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Buildings - Commercial
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph.
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Sixth Interurban line - Edmonds station
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
Images
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Large crowd at Edmonds and Kingsway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37327
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied [1997]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm print
Item No.
350-021
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a large crowd gathered near Edmonds and Kingsway to welcome the Duke of Connaught during his visit to Burnaby. Two interurban cars can be seen in the background. The Duke of Connaught was Governor General of Canada at this time.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied [1997]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
350-021
Accession Number
BHS997-9
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a large crowd gathered near Edmonds and Kingsway to welcome the Duke of Connaught during his visit to Burnaby. Two interurban cars can be seen in the background. The Duke of Connaught was Governor General of Canada at this time.
Subjects
Persons - Crowds
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Events - Royal Visits
Events - Visits of State
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Images
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Horne-Payne Substation

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34684
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1958]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
093-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Horne-Payne substation of the BC Electric Company at night.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1958]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
093-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Horne-Payne substation of the BC Electric Company at night.
Photographer
Lindsay, Jack
Subjects
Energy Production Tools and Equipment
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Stamp on back of photograph reads, "Jack Lindsay Ltd / Photographers / Vancouver, Canada / Reorder No. D12034"
Stamp on back of photograph reads, "File / Public Information Dept / B.C. Electric"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3700 2nd Avenue
Burnaby - 2nd Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Broadview (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
West Central Valley Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1958]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.6 cm
Item No.
100-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the B.C. Electric Co. gas distribution centre building.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1958]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
100-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the B.C. Electric Co. gas distribution centre building.
Photographer
Graphic Industries Limited
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Printed at bottom right front of photo, "B.C. Electric"
Stamp on back of photo reads, "Photo by Graphic Industries Ltd. / File No. 4383 / Vancouver, Canada / MUtual 1-4174"
Geographic Access
Burnaby
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Last trip of the Burnaby Lake Interurban line

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38412
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 1953 (date of original), copied [2000]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm print
Item No.
431-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Marnie Currie and Grant Washington standing in front of the Burnaby Lake Interurban car dressed in period costume. The photograph was taken at Douglas Road station just prior to the tram's last run through Burnaby. A sign attached to the car reads: "Last trip, good-bye trams, Pupils o…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 1953 (date of original), copied [2000]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
431-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Marnie Currie and Grant Washington standing in front of the Burnaby Lake Interurban car dressed in period costume. The photograph was taken at Douglas Road station just prior to the tram's last run through Burnaby. A sign attached to the car reads: "Last trip, good-bye trams, Pupils of Douglas School, Burnaby."
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Clothing - Costumes
Symbols - Flags
Names
Washington, Grant
Currie, Marnie
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line - Douglas Road station
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
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Burnaby Historical Society float

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37196
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1950]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm print
Item No.
333-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Burnaby Historical Society float travelling along Hastings Street in Vancouver as part of the Pacific National Exhibition parade. The float consisted of a retired British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram car.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1950]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
333-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Burnaby Historical Society float travelling along Hastings Street in Vancouver as part of the Pacific National Exhibition parade. The float consisted of a retired British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram car.
Subjects
Events - Parades
Transportation - Parade Floats
Names
Burnaby Historical Society
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Pacific National Exhibition
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
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Burnaby Municipality - Railway Franchises and Extensions

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord65738
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1908-1910 (date of originals)
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (photocopies)
Item No.
42660
Storage Location
68-1-3-3
Scope and Content
File consists of photocopied pages from a ledger describing telephone calls and decisions made regarding British Columbia Electric Railway "Franchises and Extensions" within the Municipality of Burnaby.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1908-1910 (date of originals)
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (photocopies)
Description Level
File
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Ephemera Collection
Item No.
42660
Storage Location
68-1-3-3
Accession Number
BHS2001-01
Scope and Content
File consists of photocopied pages from a ledger describing telephone calls and decisions made regarding British Columbia Electric Railway "Franchises and Extensions" within the Municipality of Burnaby.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Transcribed title
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 20, 1955
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 newsletter
Item No.
42711
Storage Location
68-1-5-9
Scope and Content
Item is an issue of the weekly British Columbia Electric Railway Co. Ltd. newsletter "The Buzzer" entitled " 'Rails to Rubber' Issue 1955." The history of transportation in Vancouver (from 1889 to 1954) is outlined in this issue.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 20, 1955
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Physical Description
1 newsletter
Description Level
Item
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Ephemera Collection
Item No.
42711
Storage Location
68-1-5-9
Accession Number
BHS985-22
Scope and Content
Item is an issue of the weekly British Columbia Electric Railway Co. Ltd. newsletter "The Buzzer" entitled " 'Rails to Rubber' Issue 1955." The history of transportation in Vancouver (from 1889 to 1954) is outlined in this issue.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Transcribed title
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Early History of the British Columbia Electric Power System

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord65650
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 20, 1936 (date of original)
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 programme (photocopied)
Item No.
42579
Storage Location
68-1-2-4
Scope and Content
Item is a photocopy of a booklet entitled "Early History of The British Columbia Electric Power System in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia" an address given by A. Vilstrup, Chief Electrical Engineer, British Columbia Electric Railway Co. Ltd, before the Vancouver Section of the American Insti…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 20, 1936 (date of original)
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Physical Description
1 programme (photocopied)
Description Level
Item
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Ephemera Collection
Item No.
42579
Storage Location
68-1-2-4
Accession Number
BHS996-23
Scope and Content
Item is a photocopy of a booklet entitled "Early History of The British Columbia Electric Power System in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia" an address given by A. Vilstrup, Chief Electrical Engineer, British Columbia Electric Railway Co. Ltd, before the Vancouver Section of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Continuation of title: "...in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia"
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Interurban tram 1223 dedication plaque

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34611
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 24, 1966 (date of original), copied [199-?]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.3 x 6.1 cm
Item No.
066-015
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the dedication plaque on Interurban tram no. 1223: "This interurban tram car was built in 1913 be the St. Louis Car Co. for The British Columbia Electric Railway Co. and operated over that company's three lines in Burnaby until abandonment, November 17th 1956. Throughout the nearly f…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 24, 1966 (date of original), copied [199-?]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
066-015
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.3 x 6.1 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the dedication plaque on Interurban tram no. 1223: "This interurban tram car was built in 1913 be the St. Louis Car Co. for The British Columbia Electric Railway Co. and operated over that company's three lines in Burnaby until abandonment, November 17th 1956. Throughout the nearly fifty years of its existence this tram and seventy similar cars carried many thousands of settlers and commuters and helped to build Burnaby into a thriving community of over 80,000." / "Dedicated and placed here by Burnaby Historical Society, Nov. 30th 1958." The tram was displayed at the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w photograph accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
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