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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
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
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 Railroads
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 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
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
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 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.
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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
15/8/2006
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

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
15/8/2006
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.1
Description
Bowl. White, ceramic, green transfer print on the front of the bowl.
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
BV994.24.1
Description
Bowl. White, ceramic, green transfer print on the front of the bowl.
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 in green "COURTEOUS" "B.C. Electric" "SERVICE". On underside, "VITRIFIED", in a circle "GLOBE POTTERY CO. LTD. SHELTON" with a lion logo in the middle. Under logo is "ENGLAND" "BUSCOMBE & COMPANY" "VANCOUVER, CANADA."
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Food Service Tools and Equipment
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
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
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
HV973.41.40
Description
A brass handle which has a vertical sleeve at the end with a tapered square hole in it. On the underside is cast in smaller type " C-7414" although the last "4" is suspect. Stamped in the same location is larger type "C 8173".
Object History
Used as a key for a street car controller handle. This key was used to activate the street car and moved up or down make it go backwards or forwards. The tram could not move without its key.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.40
Description
A brass handle which has a vertical sleeve at the end with a tapered square hole in it. On the underside is cast in smaller type " C-7414" although the last "4" is suspect. Stamped in the same location is larger type "C 8173".
Object History
Used as a key for a street car controller handle. This key was used to activate the street car and moved up or down make it go backwards or forwards. The tram could not move without its key.
Measurements
Length: 11.5 cm Width: 2.2 cm Height: 2.3 cm
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Crowd at Edmonds and Kingsway

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.9 x 14.0 cm
Item No.
204-799
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of a crowd gathered near a tram car at Edmonds and Kingsway during Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught's visit to Burnaby. A Union Jack is hanging from one of the windows of the triangular Edmonds Block, which is visible in the background. The Duke of Connaught was Governor G…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-799
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.9 x 14.0 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of a crowd gathered near a tram car at Edmonds and Kingsway during Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught's visit to Burnaby. A Union Jack is hanging from one of the windows of the triangular Edmonds Block, which is visible in the background. The Duke of Connaught was Governor General of Canada at this time.
Subjects
Persons - Crowds
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Events - Royal Visits
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Events - Visits of State
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
Images
Less detail
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
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
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 Railroads
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
Images
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Burnaby Lake Interurban

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[before 1954]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm print
Item No.
328-001
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Burnaby Lake Interurban in the snow. The house in the background is 2231 Fareham Street, a short street that ran behind Elwell and the tram tracks about midway between the Cumberland Road and Hill Street Stations. This rail line route is now the route of Highway 1 through Burnaby.…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[before 1954]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
328-001
Accession Number
BHS996-14
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Burnaby Lake Interurban in the snow. The house in the background is 2231 Fareham Street, a short street that ran behind Elwell and the tram tracks about midway between the Cumberland Road and Hill Street Stations. This rail line route is now the route of Highway 1 through Burnaby. The uppermost window in the house was the donor's bedroom.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Fareham Street
British Columbia - Highway 1
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
Images
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Large crowd at Edmonds and Kingsway

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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.
350-021
Scope and Content
Photograph of a large crowd gathered near Edmonds and Kingsway to welcome the Duke of Connaught during his visit to Burnaby. Two interurban cars can be seen in the background. The Duke of Connaught was Governor General of Canada at this time.
  1 Image  
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.
350-021
Accession Number
BHS997-9
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 a large crowd gathered near Edmonds and Kingsway to welcome the Duke of Connaught during his visit to Burnaby. Two interurban cars can be seen in the background. The Duke of Connaught was Governor General of Canada at this time.
Subjects
Persons - Crowds
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Events - Royal Visits
Events - Visits of State
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.73.6
Description
Light bulb, "B.C.E.R. Co." stamped faintly near metal base.
Object History
Belonged to donor's mother and father.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.73.6
Description
Light bulb, "B.C.E.R. Co." stamped faintly near metal base.
Object History
Belonged to donor's mother and father.
Marks/Labels
"B.C.E.R. Co." stamped faintly near metal base. (British Columbia Electric Railway Company)
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Lighting Devices
Lighting Devices - Light Bulbs
Electrical and Magnetic Tools and Equipment
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Burnaby Lake Interurban line

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1926 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.0 x 12.7 cm print
Item No.
315-268
Scope and Content
Photograph of a tram on the Burnaby Lake Interurban line at the Cumberland Road station.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1926 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-268
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.0 x 12.7 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a tram on the Burnaby Lake Interurban line at the Cumberland Road station.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Cumberland Road
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line - Cumberland Road station
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
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
Date
[before 1973]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.0 x 11.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a destination sign that reads "Burnaby Lk" on a British Columbia Electric Railway tram. Just below the sign is a label that reads, "BCER 1231-B48." An earlier catalogue record notes the nameplate would have been placed at the front or back of the tram that could have travelled betwe…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.0 x 11.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a destination sign that reads "Burnaby Lk" on a British Columbia Electric Railway tram. Just below the sign is a label that reads, "BCER 1231-B48." An earlier catalogue record notes the nameplate would have been placed at the front or back of the tram that could have travelled between Vancouver and Burnaby.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
HV973.41.9
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[before 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
600
Scan Date
15/8/2006
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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
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
Date
[before 1973]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.6 x 25.4 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a notice sign that was posted inside a British Columbia Electric Railway tram. It reads; "The Government of the Province of British Columbia / NOTICE / Spitting in this car is contrary to law, and is punishable by fine or imprisonment. / By Order / Provincial Board of Health. / BCER 1…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.6 x 25.4 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a notice sign that was posted inside a British Columbia Electric Railway tram. It reads; "The Government of the Province of British Columbia / NOTICE / Spitting in this car is contrary to law, and is punishable by fine or imprisonment. / By Order / Provincial Board of Health. / BCER 1203-B42."
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
HV973.41.3
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[before 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
15/8/2006
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1930]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 35.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban no. 1306 at Marine Drive in New Westminster.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 35.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban no. 1306 at Marine Drive in New Westminster.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Accession Code
BV988.9.5
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[1930]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/7/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.24
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
This holder was used to display copies of "The Buzzer", a free weekly newsletter published by BC Electric Railway.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.24
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 back in pencil is the number "416" possibly from PCC streetcar #416.
Object History
This holder was used to display copies of "The Buzzer", a free weekly newsletter published by BC Electric Railway.
Category
06.Tools & Equipment for Communication
Classification
Written Communication T&E - - Writing Accessories
Object Term
Holder
Marks/Labels
"TAKE ONE!", painted in orange on front of holder
Subjects
Written Communication Tools and Equipment
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
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
  1 Image  
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". This holder would have been used to display copies of "The Buzzer", a free weekly newsletter published by BC Electric Railway.
Object History
Holder for "Buzzer" newsletter (which contained transit information), published by BCER for free distribution to transit passengers
Category
06.Tools & Equipment for Communication
Classification
Written Communication T&E - - Writing Accessories
Object Term
Holder
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 - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Written Communication Tools and Equipment
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail

Central Park interurban interior

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37221
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1910
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 10.5 cm print
Item No.
338-001
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Central Park interurban while it is in service.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1910
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
338-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 10.5 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Central Park interurban while it is in service.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
British Columbia - New Westminster
British Columbia - Vancouver
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV019.22.3
Description
BC Electric Railway personnel badge; oval-shaped; yellow plastic disk inside aluminum frame; hole at one end; plastic is cracked, with an area of loss; text in black on plastic reads: "B.C.E.RY.CO. / 3246 / ...NSIT PERSONNEL".
Object History
Donor was born in Germany, and moved to Canada around 1930. He grew up on Laurel Street in Burnaby. The property had turkeys and cows, etc and was close to Tommy Irvine's house. He attended Douglas Road School. He served in WWII and worked with BC Electric right out of the army, first driving the t…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV019.22.3
Description
BC Electric Railway personnel badge; oval-shaped; yellow plastic disk inside aluminum frame; hole at one end; plastic is cracked, with an area of loss; text in black on plastic reads: "B.C.E.RY.CO. / 3246 / ...NSIT PERSONNEL".
Object History
Donor was born in Germany, and moved to Canada around 1930. He grew up on Laurel Street in Burnaby. The property had turkeys and cows, etc and was close to Tommy Irvine's house. He attended Douglas Road School. He served in WWII and worked with BC Electric right out of the army, first driving the trams until they stopped running then he drove buses and then in 1962, he worked in the rail yard.
Measurements
L: 5.7 cm W: 4.1 cm
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.5868.1
Description
Notice - Plaque. Wood backed plaque with cardboard notice from the British Columbia Electric Railway Company advising passengers to stand in a position that does not interfere with the Operator's vision while the vehicle was in motion. The notice also requests that the passengers refrain from unnec…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.5868.1
Description
Notice - Plaque. Wood backed plaque with cardboard notice from the British Columbia Electric Railway Company advising passengers to stand in a position that does not interfere with the Operator's vision while the vehicle was in motion. The notice also requests that the passengers refrain from unnecessary conversation with the Operator while the vehicle is in motion. The notice is attached to the wood with four tacks. The wood backing is 23.5cm x 18.5cm and the cardboard is 20cm x 15cm.
Subjects
Advertising Medium
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
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.
  1 Image  
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
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.5
Description
Plate. White, ceramic, dinner size, plate. Green transfer print on rim.
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
  1 Image  
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
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.
  1 Image  
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
Natural Resources - Energy
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.
  1 Image  
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
Natural Resources - Energy
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.
  1 Image  
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
Natural Resources - Energy
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV988.44.67
Description
Transportation Division - Program -- [1950]. Program for the August 6th, 1950 B.C.E.R. and B.C.M.T. picnic for the Transportation Division, All Departments. The picnic was planned at Confederation Park in North Burnaby and started at 11am. The program included the Time of Events along with the Athl…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV988.44.67
Description
Transportation Division - Program -- [1950]. Program for the August 6th, 1950 B.C.E.R. and B.C.M.T. picnic for the Transportation Division, All Departments. The picnic was planned at Confederation Park in North Burnaby and started at 11am. The program included the Time of Events along with the Athletic Events of the day. The picnic also advertised Shetland Pony Riding, Favours for the Children, Wading Pool and Playground, and a Rube Band. The back page of the program lists the people involved in the Picnic Committees. Attached to the program with two staples is a newspaper clipping that covered the days events, including mention of "Punch and Judy" which was a puppet show performed by C.Caunt. The program measures 14cm x 21.5cm.
Colour
buff
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Leaflets
Documentary Artifacts - Newspapers
Transportation
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.
  1 Image  
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
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
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 interurban #1208.
  1 Image  
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 interurban #1208.
Marks/Labels
Blue tape "BCER 1208 - B66".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
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…
  1 Image  
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
HV973.41.106
Description
B.C.E.R. tram number roll mounted within a steel metal frame which is painted green inside and on the sides and black on the front. Two canvas rollers mounted side by side with white painted numbers. Each roller is mounted to the metal stand with two cylindrical pins with finger wheels at the to…
Object History
Item used on the PCC streetcars. These reference numbers followed the trains as they took the train out of the barn for the day, in the case of an accident or other tracking reason.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.106
Description
B.C.E.R. tram number roll mounted within a steel metal frame which is painted green inside and on the sides and black on the front. Two canvas rollers mounted side by side with white painted numbers. Each roller is mounted to the metal stand with two cylindrical pins with finger wheels at the top. There are four wheels at the top for changing the number display. The metal frame has two flanges at the bottom with holes for mounting on the top front of a streetcar.
Object History
Item used on the PCC streetcars. These reference numbers followed the trains as they took the train out of the barn for the day, in the case of an accident or other tracking reason.
Measurements
Width: 25.5 cm Height: 17.3 cm Depth: 3.7 cm
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. …
  1 Image  
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
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.
  1 Image  
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
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.
  1 Image  
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.
  1 Image  
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.
  1 Image  
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.
  1 Image  
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.
  1 Image  
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.
  1 Image  
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
HV973.41.126
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…
  1 Image  
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
HV973.41.116
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
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Edmonds Interurban station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34038
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied [between 1975 and 1985]
Collection/Fonds
Stride family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 8.2 x 10.8 cm
Item No.
001-014
Scope and Content
Photograph of an automobile at the Edmonds Interurban Station. A man appears to be changing the car tires, and three men are on the station platform.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied [between 1975 and 1985]
Collection/Fonds
Stride family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
001-014
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 8.2 x 10.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of an automobile at the Edmonds Interurban Station. A man appears to be changing the car tires, and three men are on the station platform.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Automobiles
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy print accompanying
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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Patterson Avenue Station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35061
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1915]
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.1 x 10.7 cm
Item No.
186-005
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Patterson Avenue Interurban station (the two shelters in the centre of the photograph). There are fences in foreground and Central Park can be seen in the background. There is snow. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads, "Patterson Interurban Station / B.C. Electric."
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1915]
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
186-005
Accession Number
BHS986-35
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.1 x 10.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Patterson Avenue Interurban station (the two shelters in the centre of the photograph). There are fences in foreground and Central Park can be seen in the background. There is snow. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads, "Patterson Interurban Station / B.C. Electric."
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Patterson Avenue
Burnaby - Central Park
Burnaby - Imperial Street
Burnaby - 3883 Imperial Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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Fraser Arms Interurban station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35510
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.
204-368
Scope and Content
Photograph of Fraser Arm Interurban station at Gilley Avenue. Lyle Le Grove became a British Columbia Electric Railway buff because his father worked at the British Columbia Electric Railway New Westminster maintenance depot for many years.
  1 Image  
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.
204-368
Accession Number
BHS988-3
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 Fraser Arm Interurban station at Gilley Avenue. Lyle Le Grove became a British Columbia Electric Railway buff because his father worked at the British Columbia Electric Railway New Westminster maintenance depot for many years.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Gilley Avenue
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Fraser Arms station
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Hill Area
Images
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Leeside Interurban station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35686
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1921] (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.
204-544
Scope and Content
Photograph of Leeside Interurban station on the Central Park line. Reuben Butcher (father of Violet Butcher Lynds) walked to here to catch the tram to work at B.C. Sugar in Vancouver. Lanterns used by passengers walking to and from the station during dark winter mornings and evenings were left und…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1921] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-544
Accession Number
BHS988-3
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 Leeside Interurban station on the Central Park line. Reuben Butcher (father of Violet Butcher Lynds) walked to here to catch the tram to work at B.C. Sugar in Vancouver. Lanterns used by passengers walking to and from the station during dark winter mornings and evenings were left under the wooden floor of the station.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Leeside station
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Hill Area
Images
Less detail

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