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Burnaby Lake Tram #1230

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 1951
Collection/Fonds
Geoff Meugans collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm print
Item No.
208-007
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tram #1230 on the Burnaby Lake Interurban line, at Cariboo station's level crossing.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 1951
Collection/Fonds
Geoff Meugans collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
208-007
Accession Number
BHS988-8
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tram #1230 on the Burnaby Lake Interurban line, at Cariboo station's level crossing.
Subjects
Transportation - Rail
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line - Cariboo station
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.2
Description
Plate. White, ceramic, side or salad plate. Green transfer print on rim
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.2
Description
Plate. White, ceramic, side or salad plate. Green transfer print on rim
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
Marks/Labels
On rim in green transfer print is "COURTEOUS" "B.C. Electric" "SERVICE". On underside in green, half of "VITRIFIED" "GLOBE POTTERY CO. LTD." "COBRIDGE" "ENGLAND", "2-30" stamped in.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Food Service Tools and Equipment
Food Service Tools and Equipment - Plates
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.3
Description
Plate. White, ceramic, bread and butter size plate. Green transfer print on rim.
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.3
Description
Plate. White, ceramic, bread and butter size plate. Green transfer print on rim.
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
Marks/Labels
On rim in green transfer print is "COURTEOUS" "B.C. Electric" "SERVICE". On underside in green, "VITRIFIED" "GLOBE POTTERY CO. LTD." "COBRIDGE" "ENGLAND". "6-27" is stamped in.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Food Service Tools and Equipment
Food Service Tools and Equipment - Plates
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.5
Description
Plate. White, ceramic, dinner size, plate. Green transfer print on rim.
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.5
Description
Plate. White, ceramic, dinner size, plate. Green transfer print on rim.
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
Marks/Labels
On rim in green transfer print is "COURTEOUS" "B.C. Electric" "SERVICE". On underside in green, "VITRIFIED" "GLOBE POTTERY CO. LTD." "COBRIDGE" "ENGLAND". "6-29" is stamped in.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Food Service Tools and Equipment
Food Service Tools and Equipment - Plates
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
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B.C. Transit Centennial: Chilliwack and Fraser Valley Way Points

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumvideo10100
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1950 and 1990]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 videocassette (2 hr., 3 min., 4 sec.) : VHS, 29 fps, col., sd., stereo
Scope and Content
Historical film footage of B.C. Electric Lower Mainland trams on their various routes as well as an excursion train. Film footage is part of the B.C. Transit Centennial and includes a voice over commentary by Frank Horn and Vic Sharman. Frank worked as a motorman on the BC Electric Railway. The tra…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1950 and 1990]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV012.37.12
Physical Description
1 videocassette (2 hr., 3 min., 4 sec.) : VHS, 29 fps, col., sd., stereo
Material Details
VHS video tape in slip case "1950 / BCE Rail Archives / Burn. Lake / Central Park / Oak-Marploe / Skagit / Tourist Ride Chilliwack" hand written on label.
"Railway Pictures Inc." "Chilliwack and Fraser Valley Way Points"- Directed and Produced by Ken Hodgson
Colourist: Al
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Historical film footage of B.C. Electric Lower Mainland trams on their various routes as well as an excursion train. Film footage is part of the B.C. Transit Centennial and includes a voice over commentary by Frank Horn and Vic Sharman. Frank worked as a motorman on the BC Electric Railway. The trams are shown travelling through Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Surrey, North Delta, Langley, Abbotsford, and Chilliwack. The excursion train was filmed in Washington State, U.S.A. The narrators give commentary, describing the routes, landmarks of the past and present, the various kinds of trams and buses seen, drivers’ protocols, and historical information. Summary: 0:00 – 16:18: Title card reads "Gastown Post & Transfer" "BC Transit / Transit Centennial" "Burnaby Lake". Footage of a Burnaby Lake Line tram from the Carrall Street depot in Vancouver to the Sapperton terminus, New Westminster. 16:18 – 30:20: Title card reads "Gastown Post & Transfer" "BC Transit / Transit Centennial" "Central Park". Footage of a Central Park Line tram from the New Westminster depot to the Carrall Street depot. 30:20 - 40:53: Title card reads "Gastown Post & Transfer" "BC Transit / Transit Centennial" "Oak St. Line". Footage of an Oak St. Line tram from Victory Square to the Marpole terminus. 40:53 – 49:41:Title card reads "Gastown Post & Transfer" "BC Transit / Transit Centennial" "Fairview Belt Line 1". Although the title card reads “Fairview Belt Line 1”, this is an observation car from the intersection of Cambie and Hastings Streets to the Dunbar terminus and back to Victory Square by way of Granville Street. 49:41 – 57:34: Title card reads "Gastown Post & Transfer" "Skagit River Railway". Footage of Skagit River Railway, Washington, U.S.A., from Newhalem to the Diablo Dam powerhouse and lift, then to the boat which crossed the lake to Ross Dam 57:34 – 1:12:54: the title card reads “Observation Car Trip” but this is a Fairview Belt Line tram on the outer line run, from Broadway and Main on a complete loop through downtown. 1:12:54 – 1:15:49: Title reads: "Railway Pictures Inc." "Chilliwack and Fraser Valley Way Points" with voice over by Frank Horn and Vic Sharman, directed and produced by Ken Hodgson. Opens with Vic Sharman, his wife and family at Liverpool Old Station (Scott Road) preparing for the last trip on the Chilliwack Line October, 1950. The last Fraser Valley Line tram from Vancouver meets the last tram from Chilliwack in Langley for the last-day-of-service ceremony, October 1, 1950 1:15:49 – 1:56:10: Footage of a Fraser Valley line tram from the Carrall Street depot, leaving in sections which meet at the New Westminster depot and continue on together to Chilliwack Depot, then return to New Westminster. 1:56:10 – 2:03:04: Footage of decommissioning of the system: removal of the tram power lines, scrapping and burning of tram cars at the Kitsilano yard.
History/Biography
Film footage shot in 1950 and voice-over recorded in 1990. The end-of-service ceremony film is dated October 1, 1950.
Notes
Title based on contents of film
Other organizations participated in the filming of the footage: B.C. Transit and Gastown Post & Transfer.
Film is narrated by Frank Horn and Vic Sharman
Contact Burnaby Village Museum to view film content. Reproductions are restricted.
Creator
Railway Pictures
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Rail
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Co Limited
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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
Images
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Burnaby Lake Tram #1228

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 1951
Collection/Fonds
Geoff Meugans collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm print
Item No.
208-006
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tram #1228 on the Burnaby Lake Interurban line, at Ardley station, crossing Great Northern Railway tracks.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 1951
Collection/Fonds
Geoff Meugans collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
208-006
Accession Number
BHS988-8
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tram #1228 on the Burnaby Lake Interurban line, at Ardley station, crossing Great Northern Railway tracks.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line - Ardley station
Planning Study Area
Dawson-Delta Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Field family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) ; 600 ppi
Item No.
521-016
Scope and Content
Photograph of spectators surrounding a collision involving a British Columbia Electric Railway tram and a car.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Field family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
521-016
Accession Number
2010-14
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) ; 600 ppi
Material Details
Item is a scan of a faded sepia photograph
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of spectators surrounding a collision involving a British Columbia Electric Railway tram and a car.
Subjects
Accidents - Automobile Accidents
Accidents - Train Accidents
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Field family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) ; 600 ppi
Item No.
521-017
Scope and Content
Photograph of a car and the damage it suffered in a collision involving a British Columbia Electric Railway tram.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Field family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
521-017
Accession Number
2010-14
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) ; 600 ppi
Material Details
Item is a scan of a b&w photograph
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a car and the damage it suffered in a collision involving a British Columbia Electric Railway tram.
Subjects
Accidents - Automobile Accidents
Accidents - Train Accidents
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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B.C.E.R. Video: Then and now

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Vancouver: Transit Museum Society , c2004. (Moving Images) 388.46 TRA VR Ver 1
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
  1 Video     1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Type
Moving Images
Accession Code
BV013.27.21
Call No.
388.46 TRA VR Ver 1
Place of Publication
Vancouver
Publisher
Transit Museum Society
Publication Date
c2004
Physical Description
1 videodisc (128 min, 43 sec.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Subjects LoC
British Columbia Electric Railway Company -- History
Downtown Historic Railway (Vancouver, B.C.)
Street-railroads -- British Columbia -- Lower Mainland -- History.
Street-railroads -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History
Electric railroads -- British Columbia -- Lower Mainland -- History
Electric railroads -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History
Subjects
Transportation - Rail
Notes
Original footage shot on 16mm film in the early 1950's by Ken Hodgsen.
Summary : Historical film footage of Lower Mainland trams on their various routes as well as an excursion train. Film footage is part of the B.C. Transit Centennial and includes a voice over commentary by Frank Horn and Vic Sharman. Frank worked as a motorman on the BC Electric Railway. The trams are shown travelling through Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Surrey, North Delta, Langley, Abbotsford, and Chilliwack. The excursion train was filmed in Washington State, U.S.A. The narrators give commentary, describing the routes, landmarks of the past and present, the various kinds of trams and buses seen, drivers’ protocols, and historical information.
Produced by David Asselin, President, Transit Musem Society
Cover on verso of DVD case includes photos with description: "Here are three instructors... Vic Sharman, Frank Horne & Don Bellamy for the Downtown Historic Railway (D.H.R.) Who have all had previous experience driving interurbans in the Vancouver area in the 1940's & 1950's"
Video Tracks
Images
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