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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[September 1907]
Collection/Fonds
John DeForrest collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 7.5 x 13 cm
Item No.
293-002
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company's Burnaby Substation that was built in 1903 and put into operation to receive and distribute power from the B.C.E.R. Buntzen Lake power dam. The electric lines came across the inlet at Barnet, along the Barnet-Hastings Road to S…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[September 1907]
Collection/Fonds
John DeForrest collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
293-002
Accession Number
BHS992-30
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 7.5 x 13 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company's Burnaby Substation that was built in 1903 and put into operation to receive and distribute power from the B.C.E.R. Buntzen Lake power dam. The electric lines came across the inlet at Barnet, along the Barnet-Hastings Road to Sperling Avenue (built for this project and called Pole Line Road) and then south to this site at the corner of Griffiths and the old Central Park interurban line (later this section was called the Highland Park line). This substation was constructed to convert the alternating current being delivered from the Buntzen power plant to direct current for the operation of the tram cars operating on the Central Park interurban route. The new brick substation replaced the wood fed steam powered 1891 Powerhouse that operated south of this site, across the tracks until its closure on May 31,1905. It was demolised in the late 1920s. This brick substation originally known as the Burnaby Substation, eventually became known as the Newell Substation. The original brick building was replaced by a new structure in 1930, which was demolished in the 1960s in favour of the open field substation that continues to operate on the same site today at 7260 Griffiths Avenue.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Powerhouses
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Griffiths Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
Less detail

Interior of the Burnaby Substation

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36542
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[September 1908]
Collection/Fonds
John DeForrest collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 7.5 x 13 cm
Item No.
293-003
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the interior of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company's Burnaby Substation that was built in 1903 and put into operation to receive and distribute power from the B.C.E.R. Buntzen Lake power dam. The electric lines came across the inlet at Barnet, along the Barnet-Ha…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[September 1908]
Collection/Fonds
John DeForrest collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
293-003
Accession Number
BHS992-30
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 7.5 x 13 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the interior of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company's Burnaby Substation that was built in 1903 and put into operation to receive and distribute power from the B.C.E.R. Buntzen Lake power dam. The electric lines came across the inlet at Barnet, along the Barnet-Hastings Road to Sperling Avenue (built for this project and called Pole Line Road) and then south to this site at the corner of Griffiths and the old Central Park interurban line (later this section was called the Highland Park line). This substation was constructed to convert the alternating current being delivered from the Buntzen power plant to direct current for the operation of the tram cars operating on the Central Park interurban route. The new brick substation replaced the wood fed steam powered 1891 Powerhouse that operated south of this site, across the tracks until its closure on May 31,1905. It was demolised in the late 1920s. This brick substation originally known as the Burnaby Substation, eventually became known as the Newell Substation. The original brick building was replaced by a new structure in 1930, which was demolished in the 1960s in favour of the open field substation that continues to operate on the same site today at 7260 Griffiths Avenue.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Powerhouses
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Griffiths Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
Less detail

Interior of the Burnaby Substation

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36543
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[September 1908]
Collection/Fonds
John DeForrest collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 7.5 x 13 cm
Item No.
293-004
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the interior of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company's Burnaby Substation that was built in 1903 and put into operation to receive and distribute power from the B.C.E.R. Buntzen Lake power dam. The electric lines came across the inlet at Barnet, along the Barnet-Ha…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[September 1908]
Collection/Fonds
John DeForrest collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
293-004
Accession Number
BHS992-30
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 7.5 x 13 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the interior of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company's Burnaby Substation that was built in 1903 and put into operation to receive and distribute power from the B.C.E.R. Buntzen Lake power dam. The electric lines came across the inlet at Barnet, along the Barnet-Hastings Road to Sperling Avenue (built for this project and called Pole Line Road) and then south to this site at the corner of Griffiths and the old Central Park interurban line (later this section was called the Highland Park line). This substation was constructed to convert the alternating current being delivered from the Buntzen power plant to direct current for the operation of the tram cars operating on the Central Park interurban route. The new brick substation replaced the wood fed steam powered 1891 Powerhouse that operated south of this site, across the tracks until its closure on May 31,1905. It was demolised in the late 1920s. This brick substation originally known as the Burnaby Substation, eventually became known as the Newell Substation. The original brick building was replaced by a new structure in 1930, which was demolished in the 1960s in favour of the open field substation that continues to operate on the same site today at 7260 Griffiths Avenue.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Powerhouses
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Griffiths Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
Less detail

Interior of the Burnaby Substation

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36544
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1907
Collection/Fonds
John DeForrest collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 12 x 17cm, mounted on board 22 x 27 cm
Item No.
293-005
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company's Burnaby Substation that was built in 1903 and put into operation to receive and distribute power from the B.C.E.R. Buntzen Lake power dam. The electric lines came across the inlet at Barnet, along the Barnet-Hastings Road…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1907
Collection/Fonds
John DeForrest collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
293-005
Accession Number
BHS992-30
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 12 x 17cm, mounted on board 22 x 27 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company's Burnaby Substation that was built in 1903 and put into operation to receive and distribute power from the B.C.E.R. Buntzen Lake power dam. The electric lines came across the inlet at Barnet, along the Barnet-Hastings Road to Sperling Avenue (built for this project and called Pole Line Road) and then south to this site at the corner of Griffiths and the old Central Park interurban line (later this section was called the Highland Park line). This substation was constructed to convert the alternating current being delivered from the Buntzen power plant to direct current for the operation of the tram cars operating on the Central Park interurban route. The new brick substation replaced the wood fed steam powered 1891 Powerhouse that operated south of this site, across the tracks until its closure on May 31,1905. It was demolised in the late 1920s. This brick substation originally known as the Burnaby Substation, eventually became known as the Newell Substation. The original brick building was replaced by a new structure in 1930, which was demolished in the 1960s in favour of the open field substation that continues to operate on the same site today at 7260 Griffiths Avenue.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Powerhouses
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's handwritten note (on the negative causing it to show) on recto of photograph reads: "Burnaby Substation/ B.C.E.R.C/O"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Griffiths Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
Less detail

Portable substation at the Fraser Valley branch

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36545
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1907
Collection/Fonds
John DeForrest collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 17 x 12cm, mounted on board 27 x 22 cm
Item No.
293-006
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of the portable "railcar" substation at the British Columbia Electric Railway Company's Fraser Valley Branch.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1907
Collection/Fonds
John DeForrest collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
293-006
Accession Number
BHS992-30
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 17 x 12cm, mounted on board 27 x 22 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of the portable "railcar" substation at the British Columbia Electric Railway Company's Fraser Valley Branch.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Powerhouses
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's handwritten note (on the negative causing it to show) on recto of photograph reads: "Burnaby Substation/ B.C.E.R.C/O"
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Fraser Valley
Images
Less detail

Westminster Branch employees

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36546
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1905
Collection/Fonds
John DeForrest collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia composite ; 19 x 24 cm on board 27 x 32.5 cm
Item No.
293-007
Storage Location
A/V Storage - Oversize Box 3
Scope and Content
Composite photograph of the employees of the Westminster Branch of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company. A name has been written in pen under many of the photographs: starting at the top left; Neelands, McNel, Wilson, Stuart, Blair, unidentified, Healy, Innes, Rawlison. One row down, five …
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1905
Collection/Fonds
John DeForrest collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
293-007
Accession Number
BHS992-30
Storage Location
A/V Storage - Oversize Box 3
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia composite ; 19 x 24 cm on board 27 x 32.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Composite photograph of the employees of the Westminster Branch of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company. A name has been written in pen under many of the photographs: starting at the top left; Neelands, McNel, Wilson, Stuart, Blair, unidentified, Healy, Innes, Rawlison. One row down, five together to the left are; Marsh, Grimmison, Huston, Gregory, Stewart. Four in the center are; Shiles, unidentified, Whitmore, McQuarrie. Five together to the right are; Dickinson, Routley, Thorburn, Monterth, unidentified. Second row down, five together on the left are; Butterfield, Rainey, Alcock, WIlliams, Feeney. Three together in the center are; Glover, Buntzen, Sperling. Four together on the right are; Dunlop and three unidentified.Three rows down, four together on the left are; Reid, Grimmer, McArthur, Brown. Center is unidentified except for Wilson, who is three from the right. Four together on the right are; unidentified, Harris, Ellis, unidentified. Four rows down, three together on the left are; Miller, Featherstone, Williams. The rest of the center are unidentified, and the last three on the right are; McAurthur, Holland, and Hudson. Also included in the composite are two photographs of electric railroad cars, one of the New Westminster shoreline and one of a train station.
Photographer
Okamura, P.L.
Subjects
Occupations - Engineers
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on recto of composite photograph reads: "~1905~/ PRESENTED TO / J. BUNTZEN ESQ./ BY / THE EMPLOYEES, WESTMINISTER BRANCH B.C.E.RY.CO.LTD."
Photographer's stamp on recto of board reads: "P. L. OKAMURA NEW WESTMINISTER, B.C."
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1904-1908
Collection/Fonds
John DeForrest collection
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
Photographs
Storage Location
BHS293
Scope and Content
Collection consists of photographs showing the Burnaby B.C.E.R. (British Columbia Electric Railway Co.) substation and employees of the Westminster Branch BCER Company Ltd.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1904-1908
Collection/Fonds
John DeForrest collection
Physical Description
Photographs
Description Level
Fonds
Storage Location
BHS293
Scope and Content
Collection consists of photographs showing the Burnaby B.C.E.R. (British Columbia Electric Railway Co.) substation and employees of the Westminster Branch BCER Company Ltd.
Media Type
Textual Record
Photograph
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