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B.C. Transit Centennial: Chilliwack and Fraser Valley Way Points

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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
The film shows Lower Mainland trams on their various routes, and an excursion train. 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. 0:00 – 16:18: a Burn…
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.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
The film shows Lower Mainland trams on their various routes, and an excursion train. 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. 0:00 – 16:18: a Burnaby Lake Line tram from the Carrall Street depot in Vancouver to the Sapperton terminus, New Westminster. 16:18 – 30:20: a Central Park Line tram from the New Westminster depot to the Carrall Street depot. 30:20 - 40:53: an Oak St. Line tram from Victory Square to the Marpole terminus. 40:53 – 49:41: 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: 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: 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: 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: decommissioning of the system: removal of the tram power lines, scrapping and burning of tram cars at the Kitsilano yard. 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.
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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Agreement between British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority and Divisions 101-134 & 109 of the Amalgamated Transit Union relating to wages and working conditions

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Vancouver: British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority , 1973. (Book) 331.8 BRI
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Type
Book
Accession Code
BV012.18.16
Call No.
331.8 BRI
Place of Publication
Vancouver
Publisher
British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority
Publication Date
1973
Printer
B.C. Hydro Printing Service
Physical Description
xiii, 152 p. ; 15 cm.
Subjects LoC
Transportation -- British Columbia
Collective labor agreements
Amalgamated Transit Union
Labor unions -- Canada -- British Columbia
Name Access
Carson, Norman Thomas (Tom)
British Columbia Electric Railway Co Limited
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Uniform code of operating rules

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Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada. [S.l]: , 1962. Revision of 1962. (Book) 385 BOA 1962
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Type
Book
Accession Code
BV012.18.14
Call No.
385 BOA 1962
Edition
Revision of 1962
Author
Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada
Place of Publication
[S.l]
Publication Date
1962
Physical Description
127 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 17 cm
Inscription
Under the text "Name" is: "N. Carson" [Handwritten in pencil in cursive on title page verso] Under the text "Occupation" is: "Budge Tender" [Handwritten in pencil in cursive on title page verso] "_______" [Handwritten in blue ink on page 24; possible signature]
Subjects LoC
Transportation -- Canada
Railroads--Canada--Employees--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Railroads--Canada--Trainmen's manuals
Railroad law--Canada
Railroads--Canada
Name Access
Carson, Norman Thomas (Tom)
British Columbia Electric Railway Co Limited
Notes
"Approved and prescribed by the Board and Transport Commissioners for Canada by General Order No. 873, dated the 15th day of November, 1961."
"EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 28th, 1962"
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Code of operating rules

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Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada, Department of Commercial Transport for the Province of British Columbia. [S.l]: British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority , 1964. Revision of 1964. (Book) 385 BOA 1964
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Type
Book
Accession Code
BV012.18.17
Call No.
385 BOA 1964
Edition
Revision of 1964
Author
Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada
Department of Commercial Transport for the Province of British Columbia
Place of Publication
[S.l]
Publisher
British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority
Publication Date
1964
Physical Description
110 p. ; 16 cm
Subjects LoC
Transportation -- British Columbia
Railroads -- Canada -- British Columbia -- Employees--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Railroads -- Canada -- British Columbia -- Trainmen's manuals
Railroad law--Canada
Railroads--Canada
Name Access
Carson, Norman Thomas (Tom)
British Columbia Electric Railway Co Limited
Notes
"Approved and prescribed by the Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada by General Order No. 113537 dated the 17th day of February, 1964"
"Approved and prescribed by the Department of Commercial Transport for the Province of British Columbia by Certificate 1149 dated the 27th day of April, 1964"
"EFFECTIVE 1st August, 1964"
"The rules in this book have the same numbers as the corresponding rules in "Uniform Code of operating Rules" approved by General Order of the Board of Transport Commissioners No. 873 dated 15th day of November, 1961."
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