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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
Less detail
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
Less detail
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
Less detail
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
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
Images
Less detail
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
Less detail
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.
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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
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
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.
487-011
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of labourers at the British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing and sitting in three rows in front of a large tent at Hastings Street. The man on the far right, sitting upright, is holding a cocker spaniel at his knee. This photograph was taken during construct…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-011
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 labourers at the British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing and sitting in three rows in front of a large tent at Hastings Street. The man on the far right, sitting upright, is holding a cocker spaniel at his knee. This photograph was taken during construction of the Hastings Streetcar line extension.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Construction - Railroad Construction
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Structures - Tents
Animals - Dogs
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Images
Less detail
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.
487-012
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of labourers at the British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing and sitting in three rows in front of a large tent at Hastings Street. The man on the far right, sitting upright, is holding a cocker spaniel at his knee. This photograph was taken during construc…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-012
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 labourers at the British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing and sitting in three rows in front of a large tent at Hastings Street. The man on the far right, sitting upright, is holding a cocker spaniel at his knee. This photograph was taken during construction of the Hastings Streetcar line extension.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Construction - Railroad Construction
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Structures - Tents
Animals - Dogs
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
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.
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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.
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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
Less detail

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