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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
A/V 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
A/V 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
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.
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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
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
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (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.
204-006
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Grace (nee Dommet) and Lionel "Judge" Thould's "dinky" store at Highland Park Interurban station on the Central Park Interurban line.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-006
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V 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 of Grace (nee Dommet) and Lionel "Judge" Thould's "dinky" store at Highland Park Interurban station on the Central Park Interurban line.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Buller Avenue
Burnaby - Beresford Street
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Highland Park station
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
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BC Electric Railway Company Observation Car

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto900
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
September 1, 1946
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9.5 x 23.7 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway Company Observation car, fully loaded with people, passing by Harry Bullen Photo studio on 2608 Granville Street. The car number is 123, and on the end of the car is a sign that reads; "Seeing Vancouver / 2 Hour Trip / Fare 50c." A sign on the side of the car re…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9.5 x 23.7 cm
Material Details
inscribed in the negative and printed on recto, l.l. "B.C. ELECTRIC RLY CO OBSERVATION CAR", l.r. " Harry Bullen Photographer. 2608 Granville St. Phone Bay. 8869" stamped on verso, l.l. "SEP 1 - 1946/ 664"
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway Company Observation car, fully loaded with people, passing by Harry Bullen Photo studio on 2608 Granville Street. The car number is 123, and on the end of the car is a sign that reads; "Seeing Vancouver / 2 Hour Trip / Fare 50c." A sign on the side of the car reads; "Sightseeing Car Trips / Leave Robson & Granville / At 10 & 11 AM - 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 & 7 PM / Daily." Behind the car, a store window display of photographs with an awning reads; "Harry Bullen Photographer." Among the passengers in the car are a number of soldiers. Printed at the bottom front of the photograph; "BC Electric Rly Co Observation Car / Harry Bullen Photographer., 2608 Granville St., Phone Bay. 8869."
Subjects
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Industries - Tourism
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV975.88.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
September 1, 1946
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For another photograph of BCER observation car by Harry Bullen, see HV972.142.1
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
17-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
Harry Bullen
Notes
Title based on caption of photograph
In "History of Metropolitan Vancouver" at http://www.vancouverhistory.ca/chronology6.htm, it notes that Harry Bullen sold long narrow souvenir photographs of the passengers taken in the car.
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Highland Park station dinky store

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35770
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1935
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-628
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the "dinky" store (so-called because of its small size) at Highland Park Interurban station at Buller Avenue. In front: Margaret Thould. Lionel Thould, who opened this store, later opened a similar store at Fraser Arm Interurban station and gave up the Highland Park store when buses…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1935
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-628
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the "dinky" store (so-called because of its small size) at Highland Park Interurban station at Buller Avenue. In front: Margaret Thould. Lionel Thould, who opened this store, later opened a similar store at Fraser Arm Interurban station and gave up the Highland Park store when buses replaced first street cars, then Interurban trams.
Subjects
Occupations - Clerks
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Documentary Artifacts - Newspapers
Names
Thould, Margaret
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Buller Avenue
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Highland Park station
Planning Study Area
Windsor 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
A/V 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
A/V 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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B.C. Electric Railway Co. Observation Car

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto218
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
August 14, 1942
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway Company Observation car, loaded with people, and conducted by "Dick" Gardner. The car number is 123, and on the rear end of the car is a sign that reads, "SEE VANCOUVER/ TWO HOUR/ TRIP/ FARE 50c." The photograph was probably taken prior to 11am, as there are sign…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia
Material Details
printed on recto, b. "B.C. ELECTRIC RLY CO OBSERVATION CAR "DICK" GARDNER CONDUCTOR Harry Bullen Photographer. 2608 Granville St. Phone Bay. 8869." stamped on verso, c.r. "AUG 14 1942"
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway Company Observation car, loaded with people, and conducted by "Dick" Gardner. The car number is 123, and on the rear end of the car is a sign that reads, "SEE VANCOUVER/ TWO HOUR/ TRIP/ FARE 50c." The photograph was probably taken prior to 11am, as there are signs hanging on the car by the front that reads, "NEXT TRIP/ 11 AM" and "NEXT TRIP/ 3 PM". Storefronts are visible directly behind the Observation car. One has a window display of photographs and a large awning. The display window has a sign that reads, "HARRY BULLEN," indicating the car is stopped right in front of the photographer's studio for a souvenir photograph.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Industries - Tourism
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Gardner, Dick
Bullen, Harry
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver - Granville Street
Accession Code
BV985.441.1
Date
August 14, 1942
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
The envelope for this photograph is BV985.441.2
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
30-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
Harry Bullen
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B.C. Electric Railway Co. Observation Car

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1097
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
July 22, 1934
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 23.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway Company Observation car, full of people and conducted by "Teddy" Lyons. The car number is 124, and a sign on the rear end of the car reads, "See Vancouver / Two Hour / Trip / Fare 35c." The photograph was probably taken prior to 4:00 pm, as there are signs hang…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 23.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway Company Observation car, full of people and conducted by "Teddy" Lyons. The car number is 124, and a sign on the rear end of the car reads, "See Vancouver / Two Hour / Trip / Fare 35c." The photograph was probably taken prior to 4:00 pm, as there are signs hanging on the car by the conductor that read, "Extra Trip / 7:00 PM" and "Next Trip / 4:00 PM." There are restaurants and various stores which line the street by the tracks in the background. The caption printed on the front bottom of the photo reads, "B.C. Electric Rly. Co. Observation Car, Vancouver. / "Teddy" Lyons, Conductor. Harry Bullen Photo. 2608 Gran. Bayview 8869." Stamped on the back of the photo is "Vancouver, B.C. Jul 22 1934."
Subjects
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Industries - Tourism
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Bullen, Harry
Lyons, Teddy
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV972.142.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
July 22, 1934
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For another photograph of BCER car # 124, but from a different year, see photograph HV973.26.143 For another photograph of BCER observation car by Harry Bullen, see HV975.88.1
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
Harry Bullen
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
In "History of Metropolitan Vancouver" at http://www.vancouverhistory.ca/chronology6.htm, it notes that Harry Bullen sold long narrow souvenir photographs of the passengers taken in the car
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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
A/V 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
A/V 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
Images
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Esmond and Hastings Vicinity

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35448
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.
204-306
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Arthur Wall Block (right), 3722 Hastings Street, at the corner of Hastings Street and Boundary Road, and the Matheson Block (left), 3730 Hastings Street. The British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) Hastings car can be seen.
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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.
204-306
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V 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 of the Arthur Wall Block (right), 3722 Hastings Street, at the corner of Hastings Street and Boundary Road, and the Matheson Block (left), 3730 Hastings Street. The British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) Hastings car can be seen.
Photographer
Eaton, Dr. Carl
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Buildings - Residences - Apartments
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Burnaby - 3722 Hastings Street
Burnaby - 3730 Hastings Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Willingdon Heights Area
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