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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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Boundary Road and Hastings Street vicinity

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35447
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1915 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-305
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph taken in Vancouver on Hastings Street looking east toward Burnaby and Boundary Road. The Hastings Street British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) cars can be seen labouring up the hill.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1915 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-305
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph taken in Vancouver on Hastings Street looking east toward Burnaby and Boundary Road. The Hastings Street British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) cars can be seen labouring up the hill.
Photographer
Eaton, Dr. Carl
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial
Geographic Features - Roads
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Boundary Road
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Willingdon Heights Area
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Construction of the Hastings Streetcar line extension

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto57733
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-031
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company labourers constructing the Hastings Streetcar line extension along Hastings Street at Holdom. The Dunsford House, home of the Holdom family is visible on the left along with a wooden plank roadway and sidewalk, with the Holdom family standing …
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-031
Accession Number
2008-18
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company labourers constructing the Hastings Streetcar line extension along Hastings Street at Holdom. The Dunsford House, home of the Holdom family is visible on the left along with a wooden plank roadway and sidewalk, with the Holdom family standing on their front porch. Walter Holdom built Tea Rooms (partially visible on the far left) on his property to entertain prospective real estate buyers. This photograph was taken looking east towards Burnaby Mountain.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Transportation - Rail
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Geographic Features - Roads
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5206 Hastings Street
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Burnaby - Howard Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
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Boundary Road and Park Avenue station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36670
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.1 x 14.9 cm print
Item No.
315-025
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Boundary Road, Park Avenue Interurban station, and the surrounding area, looking north from Kingsway. The Coburn house, built in 1906, is at the top of the hill on the right, current address 5170 Boundary Road.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-025
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.1 x 14.9 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Boundary Road, Park Avenue Interurban station, and the surrounding area, looking north from Kingsway. The Coburn house, built in 1906, is at the top of the hill on the right, current address 5170 Boundary Road.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Geographic Features - Roads
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Annotation at bottom of photograph reads; "Boundary Rd and Park Ave Station"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Boundary Road
Burnaby - Kingsway
British Columbia - Vancouver
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Park Avenue station
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Garden Village Area
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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
AV 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.
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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
AV 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
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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
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.29.27
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Transfer . The transfer is on buff paper with black and red print. The transfer is for the B.C. Electric Railway from Interurban Line. Junction point 84975, punched to "VANC'R CITY", a.m., on the Westminster Branch. The ticket is punched '9' in first row of numbers below. T…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.29.27
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Transfer . The transfer is on buff paper with black and red print. The transfer is for the B.C. Electric Railway from Interurban Line. Junction point 84975, punched to "VANC'R CITY", a.m., on the Westminster Branch. The ticket is punched '9' in first row of numbers below. The ticket also has space for 'EMERGENCY' and 'CHILD' punches. On the reverse side is an advertisement for the Tram News Stands. There is an illustration of wide-eyed policeman waving and shivering.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Advertising Medium
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.25
Description
The pamphlet holder is made of sheet metal. The back, interior and base are painted green.The front face is alternating stripes of four redish orange and three cream paint with the words "TAKE ONE!" printed on the bottom cream stripe. There are holes in each corner for mounting the holder. On the …
Object History
Holder for "Buzzer" newsletter (which contained transit information), published by BCER for free distribution to transit passengers
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.25
Description
The pamphlet holder is made of sheet metal. The back, interior and base are painted green.The front face is alternating stripes of four redish orange and three cream paint with the words "TAKE ONE!" printed on the bottom cream stripe. There are holes in each corner for mounting the holder. On the bottom tab is painted in white paint "1216" possibly from interurban #1216. At the top is a blue tape stamped with "BCER 1216-B69". This holder would have been used to display copies of "The Buzzer", a free weekly newsletter published by BC Electric Railway.
Object History
Holder for "Buzzer" newsletter (which contained transit information), published by BCER for free distribution to transit passengers
Marks/Labels
"TAKE ONE!" printed in reddish orange on a cream stripe. "BCER 1216 - B69", blue dynamix tape stuck to top face. Collectors ID tag. "1216", hand lettered in white on the bottom face of base
Maker
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Container
Advertising Medium
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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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
Images
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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
Images
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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
Images
Less detail
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
Images
Less detail
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
Images
Less detail
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
Images
Less detail
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
Images
Less detail
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
Images
Less detail
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
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV006.7.1
Description
Storage box. Wooden box with slanting top, hinged to open upwards. Lid closes with a clasp. Box is painted black on the outside and is unfinished on the inside and bottom. The box is made from 3/4 inch thick boards. There are two rings at the back edge of the top.
Object History
Collected by Raymond Menah when the Central Park British Columbia Electric Railway Interurban Tram line was shut down in late 1950's. It appears that the box was designed to hang on a wall.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV006.7.1
Description
Storage box. Wooden box with slanting top, hinged to open upwards. Lid closes with a clasp. Box is painted black on the outside and is unfinished on the inside and bottom. The box is made from 3/4 inch thick boards. There are two rings at the back edge of the top.
Object History
Collected by Raymond Menah when the Central Park British Columbia Electric Railway Interurban Tram line was shut down in late 1950's. It appears that the box was designed to hang on a wall.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Container
Container - Box
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Central Park Interurban Line
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Central Park station
Record Type
Artifact
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