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British Columbia Electric Railway Company Limited

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1923
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 booklet
Item No.
42697
Storage Location
68-1-4-21
Scope and Content
Item is a thirty-nine page booklet describing and illustrating British Columbia Electric Railway Company operations and development in the Lower Mainland between 1910 and 1923.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1923
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Physical Description
1 booklet
Description Level
Item
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Ephemera Collection
Item No.
42697
Storage Location
68-1-4-21
Accession Number
BHS2007-04
Scope and Content
Item is a thirty-nine page booklet describing and illustrating British Columbia Electric Railway Company operations and development in the Lower Mainland between 1910 and 1923.
Media Type
Textual Record
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British Columbia Electric Railway Company line car

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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.
204-373
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the L.6BCER, a British Columbia Electric Railway line car, used to repair overhead power lines along interurban tracks. Photographed near Jubilee Station, between Imperial and Nelson.
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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.
204-373
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 L.6BCER, a British Columbia Electric Railway line car, used to repair overhead power lines along interurban tracks. Photographed near Jubilee Station, between Imperial and Nelson.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Maintenance Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Jubilee station
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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British Columbia Electric Railway Company timetables

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1946 and 1973]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway timetable for the Lulu Island Branch, Eburne, and New Westminster Line, including a Sunday schedule and freight schedule.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway timetable for the Lulu Island Branch, Eburne, and New Westminster Line, including a Sunday schedule and freight schedule.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby
British Columbia - Vancouver
British Columbia - Richmond
British Columbia - New Westminster
Accession Code
HV973.41.5
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[between 1946 and 1973]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For an earlier donation made by the same donor in regards to BCER tram, see accession HV972.202.
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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British Columbia Electric Railway Company timetables

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1946 and 1973]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 20.6 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of two British Columbia Electric Railway Company timetables for the Central Park line, one "corrected to October 15, 1933" and the other "corrected to May 16, 1946." Also in the photograph are two tickets, one reads, "Good for one fare at 10 for $1.25 between Vancouver and Burnaby North…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 20.6 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of two British Columbia Electric Railway Company timetables for the Central Park line, one "corrected to October 15, 1933" and the other "corrected to May 16, 1946." Also in the photograph are two tickets, one reads, "Good for one fare at 10 for $1.25 between Vancouver and Burnaby Northwest Zone" and the other reads, "Good for one fare between Vancouver and Park Ave."
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby
British Columbia - Vancouver
British Columbia - New Westminster
Accession Code
HV973.41.6
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[between 1946 and 1973]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For an earlier donation made by the same donor in regards to BCER tram, see accession HV972.202.
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.83.2
Description
BC Electric Fare - Ticket.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.83.2
Description
BC Electric Fare - Ticket.
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV989.37.2
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Ticket. Small green ticket for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company good for one adult on the New Westminster line. Stamped at the top of the ticket is "157114". The back of the ticket states "Good for One Fare at 4 for 30 cents". The ticket measures 2cm x 3.5cm.
Object History
Object was acquired by donor from the estate of his sister-in-law, Jean Low Scott, a long-time Burnaby resident.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV989.37.2
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Ticket. Small green ticket for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company good for one adult on the New Westminster line. Stamped at the top of the ticket is "157114". The back of the ticket states "Good for One Fare at 4 for 30 cents". The ticket measures 2cm x 3.5cm.
Object History
Object was acquired by donor from the estate of his sister-in-law, Jean Low Scott, a long-time Burnaby resident.
Colour
green
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV989.37.3
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Ticket. Buff coloured ticket for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company, good for one adult fare at 10 for $1.25 between Vancouver and Burnaby Northwest Zone. The ticket is stamped on the left side with "A67325". The right corner has a punch through the VanCity box. T…
Object History
Object was acquired by donor from the estate of his sister-in-law, Jean Low Scott, a long-time Burnaby resident.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV989.37.3
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Ticket. Buff coloured ticket for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company, good for one adult fare at 10 for $1.25 between Vancouver and Burnaby Northwest Zone. The ticket is stamped on the left side with "A67325". The right corner has a punch through the VanCity box. The reverse side of the ticket restates the information on the front. The ticket measures 5.5cm x 3cm.
Object History
Object was acquired by donor from the estate of his sister-in-law, Jean Low Scott, a long-time Burnaby resident.
Colour
buff
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV989.37.4
Description
B.C. Electric Burnaby - Ticket. Brown coloured ticket for the British Columbia Electric Railway in Burnaby. The ticket is good for one Adult's fare at 3 for 25 cents within the the Burnaby fare zone. The ticket states that the fare would be good for a child if the ticket was over printed with "CHIL…
Object History
Object was acquired by donor from the estate of his sister-in-law, Jean Low Scott, a long-time Burnaby resident.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV989.37.4
Description
B.C. Electric Burnaby - Ticket. Brown coloured ticket for the British Columbia Electric Railway in Burnaby. The ticket is good for one Adult's fare at 3 for 25 cents within the the Burnaby fare zone. The ticket states that the fare would be good for a child if the ticket was over printed with "CHILD". Stamped on the front of the ticket is "379452". The ticket measures 3.5cm x 2cm.
Object History
Object was acquired by donor from the estate of his sister-in-law, Jean Low Scott, a long-time Burnaby resident.
Colour
brown
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV989.37.6
Description
B.C. Electric - Ticket. Buff coloured ticket with red text, for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company for the Burnaby Northwest Zone. The ticket was good for one adult fare between the Burnaby Northwest Zone and Vancouver at 10 for $1.25. The ticket is stamped in the bottom left corner with…
Object History
Object was acquired by donor from the estate of his sister-in-law, Jean Low Scott, a long-time Burnaby resident.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV989.37.6
Description
B.C. Electric - Ticket. Buff coloured ticket with red text, for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company for the Burnaby Northwest Zone. The ticket was good for one adult fare between the Burnaby Northwest Zone and Vancouver at 10 for $1.25. The ticket is stamped in the bottom left corner with "296627". The reverse side of the ticket states that passenger may transfer within the Burnaby Northwest Zone and Vancouver.
Object History
Object was acquired by donor from the estate of his sister-in-law, Jean Low Scott, a long-time Burnaby resident.
Colour
beige
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV989.37.7
Description
B.C. Electric - Ticket. Buff coloured ticket with green text, for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company for the Burnaby Southeast Zone. The ticket was good for one adult fare between the Burnaby Southeast Zone and New Westminster at 10 for $1.25. The ticket is stamped in the bottom left cor…
Object History
Object was acquired by donor from the estate of his sister-in-law, Jean Low Scott, a long-time Burnaby resident.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV989.37.7
Description
B.C. Electric - Ticket. Buff coloured ticket with green text, for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company for the Burnaby Southeast Zone. The ticket was good for one adult fare between the Burnaby Southeast Zone and New Westminster at 10 for $1.25. The ticket is stamped in the bottom left corner with "16133". The reverse side of the ticket states that passenger may transfer within the Burnaby Southeast Zone and New Westminster.
Object History
Object was acquired by donor from the estate of his sister-in-law, Jean Low Scott, a long-time Burnaby resident.
Colour
beige
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.578.1
Description
Transfer holder. Green, metal container with two rows. Rectangular shaped with open, slanted top. The front row is divided into three sections and the back row is divided into two sections. There are three holes on the back for mounting.
Object History
British Columbia Electric Railway Co. This holder contained transfers which are also part of the museum's collection.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.578.1
Description
Transfer holder. Green, metal container with two rows. Rectangular shaped with open, slanted top. The front row is divided into three sections and the back row is divided into two sections. There are three holes on the back for mounting.
Object History
British Columbia Electric Railway Co. This holder contained transfers which are also part of the museum's collection.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Container
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV980.2.142
Description
BC Electric Slack - Ticket. Cream coloured ticket with overall red pattern, writing and borders. The ticket is for "Slack" and was good for one fare at 4 for 45 cents. Near the top of the ticket is the number "702049". On the back the ticket states that the it is good for use in Vancouver or Burnab…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV980.2.142
Description
BC Electric Slack - Ticket. Cream coloured ticket with overall red pattern, writing and borders. The ticket is for "Slack" and was good for one fare at 4 for 45 cents. Near the top of the ticket is the number "702049". On the back the ticket states that the it is good for use in Vancouver or Burnaby on Sundays and Holidays between 4am and 12am and other days between 9am and 4pm.
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.19.7
Description
Vancouver Street Car Timetables - Booklet -- [1933]. The cover is blue and white with a drawing of a street car. "VANCOUVER STREET CAR/ TIME TABLES". This schedule shows street car and interurban tram times and includes early and late cars. The schedule is for Vancouver City and Interurban Lines. …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.19.7
Description
Vancouver Street Car Timetables - Booklet -- [1933]. The cover is blue and white with a drawing of a street car. "VANCOUVER STREET CAR/ TIME TABLES". This schedule shows street car and interurban tram times and includes early and late cars. The schedule is for Vancouver City and Interurban Lines. The timetable was printed for March 16, 1933 by the British Columbia Electric Railway Company.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Vancouver Street Car Time Tables
Publication Date
March 16 1933
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
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
HV974.44.19
Description
Creamer. White, ceramic, creamer. Green transfer print on front face
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
HV974.44.19
Description
Creamer. White, ceramic, creamer. Green transfer print on front face
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 front face is "COURTEOUS" "B.C. Electric" "SERVICE". On underside in green is "VITRIFIED" then a lion logo with "GLOBE POTTERY Co. Ltd. SHELTON" in a circle around logo. Under logo is "ENGLAND" "BUSCOMBE & COMPANY" "VANCOUVER, CANADA.".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Food Service Tools and Equipment
Food Service Tools and Equipment - Creamer
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.17.4
Description
BC Electric Slack - Ticket. Cream coloured ticket with red writing and borders. The ticket is for "Slack" and was good for one fare at 4 for 45 cents. On the back the ticket states that the it is good for use in Vancouver or Burnaby on Sundays and Holidays between 4am and 12am and other days betwee…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.17.4
Description
BC Electric Slack - Ticket. Cream coloured ticket with red writing and borders. The ticket is for "Slack" and was good for one fare at 4 for 45 cents. On the back the ticket states that the it is good for use in Vancouver or Burnaby on Sundays and Holidays between 4am and 12am and other days between 9am and 4pm.
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.29.27
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Transfer . The transfer is on buff paper with black and red print. The transfer is for the B.C. Electric Railway from Interurban Line. Junction point 84975, punched to "VANC'R CITY", a.m., on the Westminster Branch. The ticket is punched '9' in first row of numbers below. T…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.29.27
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Transfer . The transfer is on buff paper with black and red print. The transfer is for the B.C. Electric Railway from Interurban Line. Junction point 84975, punched to "VANC'R CITY", a.m., on the Westminster Branch. The ticket is punched '9' in first row of numbers below. The ticket also has space for 'EMERGENCY' and 'CHILD' punches. On the reverse side is an advertisement for the Tram News Stands. There is an illustration of wide-eyed policeman waving and shivering.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Advertising Medium
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.12
Description
Central Park Interurban - Transfer Ticket. Pinkish paper with red and black print. The ticket is dated Thursday July 15, the year is not stated. The ticket appears not to have been used. The reverse side of the ticket has the British Columbia Electric Railway Company Ltd conditions and additional i…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.12
Description
Central Park Interurban - Transfer Ticket. Pinkish paper with red and black print. The ticket is dated Thursday July 15, the year is not stated. The ticket appears not to have been used. The reverse side of the ticket has the British Columbia Electric Railway Company Ltd conditions and additional information about Vancouver bus routes. 17 cm x 5 cm
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Newsletter (buzzer) holder

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.25
Description
The pamphlet holder is made of sheet metal. The back, interior and base are painted green.The front face is alternating stripes of four redish orange and three cream paint with the words "TAKE ONE!" printed on the bottom cream stripe. There are holes in each corner for mounting the holder. On the…
Object History
Holder for "Buzzer" newsletter (which contained transit information), published by BCER for free distribution to transit passengers
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.25
Description
The pamphlet holder is made of sheet metal. The back, interior and base are painted green.The front face is alternating stripes of four redish orange and three cream paint with the words "TAKE ONE!" printed on the bottom cream stripe. There are holes in each corner for mounting the holder. On the bottom tab is painted in white paint "1216" possibly from interurban #1216. At the top is a blue tape stamped with "BCER 1216-B69".
Object History
Holder for "Buzzer" newsletter (which contained transit information), published by BCER for free distribution to transit passengers
Marks/Labels
"TAKE ONE!" printed in reddish orange on a cream stripe. "BCER 1216 - B69", blue dynamix tape stuck to top face. Collectors ID tag. "1216", hand lettered in white on the bottom face of base
Maker
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Container
Advertising Medium
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.34
Description
A green wooden box which mounted inside the header of an interurban or streetcar. On the front is a brass plate painted black with "CANADIAN WESTINGHOUSE CO." "Multiple Control System" "Patented 1900 1911". Has a hinged top with a spring loaded clasp at the front bottom. Two flanges extend on b…
Object History
British Columbia Electric Railway line box "Multiple Control System, West Co."
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.34
Description
A green wooden box which mounted inside the header of an interurban or streetcar. On the front is a brass plate painted black with "CANADIAN WESTINGHOUSE CO." "Multiple Control System" "Patented 1900 1911". Has a hinged top with a spring loaded clasp at the front bottom. Two flanges extend on both sides of the box with four large holes at each corner for mounting. Five bolts in total (three at one end and two at the end with the slot) extend from the front to the back at each end to hold the box together. A slot is located at one end. At the top are two 4 cm holes allowing for the entrance and exit of electrical cables. Inside are the remains of one of the copper contacts. Length: 50 cm Width: 18 cm Height: 20.1 cm
Object History
British Columbia Electric Railway line box "Multiple Control System, West Co."
Marks/Labels
"BCER - 58" on blue tape. Metal plate on box lid "CANADIAN WESTINGHOUSE CO. / Limited / Hamilton, Canada / Multiple Control System / Type 496c / Style No.S.O.456070 Serial No. 56713 / PATENTED. 1900, 1902, 1905, 1906 / 1907 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911 / 2709 18-22-1...", etched into the metal plate on box lid. Black background with raised text.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.65
Description
Composed of a copper sleeve through which a power line passes and the round shaped steel mounting apparatus below. A blue tape attached to the bottom has stamped "TTC T5". Length of sleeve: 38 cm Width: 1.3 cm Height: 5 cm Mounting apparatus diameter: 9.7 cm Height: 6 cm
Object History
Metal wire hanger for the Toronto Transit Commission.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.65
Description
Composed of a copper sleeve through which a power line passes and the round shaped steel mounting apparatus below. A blue tape attached to the bottom has stamped "TTC T5". Length of sleeve: 38 cm Width: 1.3 cm Height: 5 cm Mounting apparatus diameter: 9.7 cm Height: 6 cm
Object History
Metal wire hanger for the Toronto Transit Commission.
Marks/Labels
"TTC-T5", collectors previous number. "7688", stamped or cast into the wire guide. "TYPE AS OO" stamped or cast into the hanger on one side. "B" (in a circle), cast or stamped into the hanger on opposite side.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Electrical
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.66
Description
Composed of a copper sleeve through which a power line passes and the round shaped steel mounting apparatus below. The mounting apparatus has two holes through which bolts pass for tightly crimping the sleeve which passes through its center. A piece of blue tape has stamped "TTC-T7". Length of s…
Object History
Metal wire hanger for the Toronto Transit Commission.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.66
Description
Composed of a copper sleeve through which a power line passes and the round shaped steel mounting apparatus below. The mounting apparatus has two holes through which bolts pass for tightly crimping the sleeve which passes through its center. A piece of blue tape has stamped "TTC-T7". Length of sleeve: 38 cm Width: 1.3 cm Height: 5 cm Mounting apparatus diameter: 8 cm Height: 6 cm
Object History
Metal wire hanger for the Toronto Transit Commission.
Marks/Labels
"TTC-T7", collectors previous number on blue sticker. stamped, or cast, in to the wire guide on one side is "17688" "TYPE AS 00" and on the other side an "8" or a "B" in a circle. Cast or stamped into the hanger is "FLECTO" and the same "8" or "B' in a circle.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Electrical
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.67
Description
Composed of a copper sleeve through which a power line passes and the round shaped steel mounting apparatus below. A piece of the copper power line is still imbedded in the copper sleeve. A piece of blue tape has stamped "BCER-77". Length of sleeve: 38.3 cm Width: 1.7 cm Height: 4.5 cm Mounti…
Object History
Metal wire hanger for the British Columbia Electric Railway.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.67
Description
Composed of a copper sleeve through which a power line passes and the round shaped steel mounting apparatus below. A piece of the copper power line is still imbedded in the copper sleeve. A piece of blue tape has stamped "BCER-77". Length of sleeve: 38.3 cm Width: 1.7 cm Height: 4.5 cm Mounting apparatus diameter: 9 cm Height: 5.5 cm
Object History
Metal wire hanger for the British Columbia Electric Railway.
Marks/Labels
Collectors previous number "BCER-77" on blue sticker. Stamped or cast on to the wire guide is "CMLV" "192" on both sides. Stamped, or cast in, the top of the hanger "...ELECTO" "...SG8-3..." and a symbol in a circle.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Electrical
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.86
Description
Composed of solid cast brass painted cream, previously green with rear mounting brackets at each end with four holes. There are also curls at the front end for possibly a cord to pass through. Five longitudinal rods forming a basket shape are mounted between the two C shaped end supports which co…
Object History
From British Columbia Electric Railway Interurban #1208.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.86
Description
Composed of solid cast brass painted cream, previously green with rear mounting brackets at each end with four holes. There are also curls at the front end for possibly a cord to pass through. Five longitudinal rods forming a basket shape are mounted between the two C shaped end supports which contain the mounting brackets. One end cross member rod is missing. Length: 88 cm Width: 26.8 cm Depth: 14 cm
Object History
From British Columbia Electric Railway Interurban #1208.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Furniture
Furniture - Luggage Rack
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.87
Description
Composed of solid cast brass painted cream, previously green, with rear mounting brackets at each end with four holes. There are also curls at the front end for possibly a cord to pass through. Five longitudinal rods forming a basket shape are mounted between the two C shaped end supports which c…
Object History
From British Columbia Electric Railway #1208.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.87
Description
Composed of solid cast brass painted cream, previously green, with rear mounting brackets at each end with four holes. There are also curls at the front end for possibly a cord to pass through. Five longitudinal rods forming a basket shape are mounted between the two C shaped end supports which contain the mounting brackets. Length: 88 cm Width: 26.8 cm Depth: 14 cm
Object History
From British Columbia Electric Railway #1208.
Marks/Labels
Blue tape "BCER 1208 - B66".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Furniture
Furniture - Luggage Rack
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
HV973.41.102
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
HV973.41.102
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.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Building Components
Building Components - Windows
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.108
Description
A metallic, magnetic cylindrical container painted green with a side handle, hinged top with handle and two mounting brackets riveted to the side. The interior is galvanized, tarnished sheet metal. A blue tape is glued to the front bottom with printing "BCER-B81". Diameter: 9.1 cm Height: 23.1 …
Object History
British Columbia Electric Railway.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.108
Description
A metallic, magnetic cylindrical container painted green with a side handle, hinged top with handle and two mounting brackets riveted to the side. The interior is galvanized, tarnished sheet metal. A blue tape is glued to the front bottom with printing "BCER-B81". Diameter: 9.1 cm Height: 23.1 cm
Object History
British Columbia Electric Railway.
Marks/Labels
Collectors previous number "BCER-B8" on blue tape.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Container
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.116
Description
B.C.E.R. white signal flag on wooden pole. The flag is discoloured and torn. The pole is tapered at the bottom end. The flag is attached to the pole via a vertical slit in the pole. Four screws pass through the pole, flag and slit. Pole: Length: 63 cm Diameter: 2.5 cm Flag: Length: 43.5 cm Wi…
Object History
Flags or signal lamps on the front of the tram communicated information about the train to passengers and workers. Two white flags (or white lights at night) on the front indicated that the tram was a “special” (not a regularly scheduled train).
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.116
Description
B.C.E.R. white signal flag on wooden pole. The flag is discoloured and torn. The pole is tapered at the bottom end. The flag is attached to the pole via a vertical slit in the pole. Four screws pass through the pole, flag and slit. Pole: Length: 63 cm Diameter: 2.5 cm Flag: Length: 43.5 cm Width: 33 cm
Object History
Flags or signal lamps on the front of the tram communicated information about the train to passengers and workers. Two white flags (or white lights at night) on the front indicated that the tram was a “special” (not a regularly scheduled train).
Marks/Labels
"1207" Collectors previous number "BCER 1207-B39".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Symbols
Symbols - Flags
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
HV973.41.130
Description
A wooden frame containing a report printed on paper. A spare backing board accompanies the frame. The frame is painted a cream colour and has a hole on each side. At the top of the certificate is "MONTHLY POWER UNIT INSPECTION AND REPAIR REPORT" with the number "40256" on the left. The report …
Object History
Report is very detailed covering 17 items and is certified by three individuals. Report is dated May 11, 1955 and pertains to the Electric Locomotive number 992.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.130
Description
A wooden frame containing a report printed on paper. A spare backing board accompanies the frame. The frame is painted a cream colour and has a hole on each side. At the top of the certificate is "MONTHLY POWER UNIT INSPECTION AND REPAIR REPORT" with the number "40256" on the left. The report is for a BCER electric locomotive Number 992 dated May 11, 1955. There are 17 entries which are filled in for the report. Length: 27.4 cm Width: 19.7 cm Thickness: 1.7 cm
Object History
Report is very detailed covering 17 items and is certified by three individuals. Report is dated May 11, 1955 and pertains to the Electric Locomotive number 992.
Marks/Labels
Collector's previous number "BCER 991-B41".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Reports
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.156
Description
B.C.E.Co.Ltd Car Report Card - Report. Buff paper with black print; "B.C.E. Co. Ltd. CAR REPORT CARD". The card is unused. At the top of the card is space for the date, barn and car number. The chart headers are time on, time off, line, run, mileage or hours, condition of car, time trouble develope…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.156
Description
B.C.E.Co.Ltd Car Report Card - Report. Buff paper with black print; "B.C.E. Co. Ltd. CAR REPORT CARD". The card is unused. At the top of the card is space for the date, barn and car number. The chart headers are time on, time off, line, run, mileage or hours, condition of car, time trouble developed, signature of motorman & conductor. The reverse side has diagrams of car, front and rear and both sides in order to indicate damage locations. 20.2 cm x 10.2 cm
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Reports
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
HV972.52.1
Description
BC Electric fare receipt - Ticket. Receipt for cash fare, B.C. Electric; white; Interurban lines; 5 cents, Westminster to Vancouver direction
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.52.1
Description
BC Electric fare receipt - Ticket. Receipt for cash fare, B.C. Electric; white; Interurban lines; 5 cents, Westminster to Vancouver direction
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.99.1
Description
B.C. Electric Railway Company - Ticket. Pink cardboard ticket good for one six cent fare except in Vancouver. On the reverse the ticket says "At Your Service/ in all kinds of weather/ B.C. Electric".
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.99.1
Description
B.C. Electric Railway Company - Ticket. Pink cardboard ticket good for one six cent fare except in Vancouver. On the reverse the ticket says "At Your Service/ in all kinds of weather/ B.C. Electric".
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.99.3
Description
BC Electric Slack - Ticket. Cream coloured ticket with red writing and boarders. The ticket is for "Slack" and was good for one fare at 4 for 45 cents. On the back the ticket states that the it is good for use in Vancouver or Burnaby on Sundays and Holidays between 4am and 12am and other days betwe…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.99.3
Description
BC Electric Slack - Ticket. Cream coloured ticket with red writing and boarders. The ticket is for "Slack" and was good for one fare at 4 for 45 cents. On the back the ticket states that the it is good for use in Vancouver or Burnaby on Sundays and Holidays between 4am and 12am and other days between 9am and 4pm.
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.99.4
Description
BC Electric Slack - Ticket. Cream coloured ticket with red writing and boarders. The ticket is for "Slack" and was good for one fare at 4 for 45 cents. On the back the ticket states that the it is good for use in Vancouver or Burnaby on Sundays and Holidays between 4am and 12am and other days betwe…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.99.4
Description
BC Electric Slack - Ticket. Cream coloured ticket with red writing and boarders. The ticket is for "Slack" and was good for one fare at 4 for 45 cents. On the back the ticket states that the it is good for use in Vancouver or Burnaby on Sundays and Holidays between 4am and 12am and other days between 9am and 4pm.
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.99.5
Description
BC Electric Railway - Ticket. B.C. Electric Railway ticket for use between Vancouver and Marpole on the Vancouver and Lulu Island Railway.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.99.5
Description
BC Electric Railway - Ticket. B.C. Electric Railway ticket for use between Vancouver and Marpole on the Vancouver and Lulu Island Railway.
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.31.1
Description
B.C.E. Family Post - Newsletter -- [1953]. Twice monthly newsletter published by British Columbia Electric Railway Company. The newsletter was "devoted to the interests of the employees and the entire Company". This issue of B.C.E. Family Post is Volume 37, Number 21 for November 5th, 1953 in Vanco…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.31.1
Description
B.C.E. Family Post - Newsletter -- [1953]. Twice monthly newsletter published by British Columbia Electric Railway Company. The newsletter was "devoted to the interests of the employees and the entire Company". This issue of B.C.E. Family Post is Volume 37, Number 21 for November 5th, 1953 in Vancouver, B.C. The front cover stories are "Youngsters Salute Burnaby Lake Line As Service Ends" and "They Made Quiz Shows Pay". The main photograph on the cover features "Grandad Al Burtch" and his five grandsons on the last day of the Burnaby Lake Line. The newsletter measures 22cm x 28.5cm.
Colour
white
Maker
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
B.C.E. Family Post
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Newsletters
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Deer Lake
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.33.1
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Ticket. Buff coloured ticket for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company, good for one adult fare at 10 for $1.25 between Vancouver and Burnaby Northwest Zone. The ticket is stamped on the left side with "334324". The reverse side of the ticket restates the information…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.33.1
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Ticket. Buff coloured ticket for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company, good for one adult fare at 10 for $1.25 between Vancouver and Burnaby Northwest Zone. The ticket is stamped on the left side with "334324". The reverse side of the ticket restates the information on the front. The ticket measures 5.5cm x 3cm.
Colour
buff
Maker
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.45.7
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Ticket; Pass -- [1912]. Punch card ticket for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company from Vancouver to Central Park. The ticket pass was good for 50 fares during 31 days from the date of issue. The ticket was non-transferable and was issues to G.C. Barclay on February…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.45.7
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Ticket; Pass -- [1912]. Punch card ticket for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company from Vancouver to Central Park. The ticket pass was good for 50 fares during 31 days from the date of issue. The ticket was non-transferable and was issues to G.C. Barclay on February 16, 1912. On the left side of the ticket is a grid from 1 to 50. Each square in the grid has been punched with various shapes. The ticket was also stamped with "Central Park" and "Apprentice". On the back of the ticket, it restates the rules and regulations of the pass. The back has also been stamped twice with a round stamp that says "B.C. Electric Railway Vancouver, B.C./ Feb/16/1912". The ticket measures 10.5cm x 6cm.
Colour
white
Maker
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.45.8
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Ticket; Pass -- [1912]. Punch card ticket for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company from Vancouver to Central Park. The ticket pass was good for 50 fares during 31 days from the date of issue. The ticket was non-transferable and was issues to G.C. Barclay on April 17…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.45.8
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Ticket; Pass -- [1912]. Punch card ticket for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company from Vancouver to Central Park. The ticket pass was good for 50 fares during 31 days from the date of issue. The ticket was non-transferable and was issues to G.C. Barclay on April 17, 1912. The ticket is number "2309". On the left side of the ticket is a grid from 1 to 50. Each square in the grid has been punched with various shapes. The ticket was also stamped with "Vancouver", "Central Park" and "Apprentice". On the back of the ticket, it restates the rules and regulations of the pass. The back has also been stamped twice with a round stamp that says "B.C. Electric Railway Vancouver, B.C./ APR/17/1912". The ticket measures 10.5cm x 6cm.
Colour
white
Maker
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.45.9
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Ticket; Pass -- [1912]. Punch card ticket for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company from Vancouver to Central Park. The ticket pass was good for 50 fares during 31 days from the date of issue. The ticket was non-transferable and was issues to G.C. Barclay on March 18…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.45.9
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Ticket; Pass -- [1912]. Punch card ticket for the British Columbia Electric Railway Company from Vancouver to Central Park. The ticket pass was good for 50 fares during 31 days from the date of issue. The ticket was non-transferable and was issues to G.C. Barclay on March 18, 1912. The ticket is number "2484". On the left side of the ticket is a grid from 1 to 50. Each square in the grid has been punched with various shapes. The ticket was also stamped with "Vancouver", "Central Park" and "Apprentice" three times around the ticket. On the back of the ticket, it restates the rules and regulations of the pass. The back has also been stamped twice with a round stamp that says "B.C. Electric Railway Vancouver, B.C./ MAR/17/1912". The ticket measures 10.5cm x 6cm.
Colour
white
Maker
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.45.10
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Ticket. Green ticket for B.C. Electric Railway Company Limited. The ticket states at the top "Unlimited" and gives no rules or restrictions except for that it is good for one fare. There is a very small illustration of a tram at the top of the ticket. On the back of the tic…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.45.10
Description
B.C. Electric Railway - Ticket. Green ticket for B.C. Electric Railway Company Limited. The ticket states at the top "Unlimited" and gives no rules or restrictions except for that it is good for one fare. There is a very small illustration of a tram at the top of the ticket. On the back of the ticket is "Holophane + Osram =/ Satisfaction./ Otherwise Unequalled." The ticket measures 2cm x 3.7cm
Colour
green
Maker
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Subjects
Exchange Medium
Exchange Medium - Tickets
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
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