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The British Columbia Electric Railway Company, 1897-1928 : a British company in British Columbia

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Roy, Patricia E. University of British Columbia , 1970. (Textual Record) 388.46 ROY
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Type
Textual Record
Call No.
388.46 ROY
Author
Roy, Patricia E.
Publisher
University of British Columbia
Publication Date
1970
Physical Description
ix, 405 p. : ill., maps. ; 30 cm.
Subjects LoC
British Columbia Electric Railway Company -- History
Notes
Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript
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Rail classics, vol. 2, no. 2

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Canoga Park, Calif.: Challenge Publication Inc. , 1973. (Textual Record) 388.46 RAI v. 2, no. 2
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Type
Textual Record
Call No.
388.46 RAI v. 2, no. 2
Place of Publication
Canoga Park, Calif.
Publisher
Challenge Publication Inc.
Publication Date
1973
Physical Description
82 p. : ill ; 28 cm.
Subjects LoC
British Columbia Electric Railway Company -- History
Railways -- British Columbia -- History
Electric railroads -- Cars.
Local transit -- British Columbia -- Burnaby -- History
Local transit -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Metropolitan Area -- History
Local transit -- British Columbia -- Fraser Valley -- History
Street-railroads -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Metropolitan Area -- History
Notes
"Commuting in British Columbia, Vancouver's British Columbia Electric Railway was the Canadian Equivalent of the Sprawling Pacific Electric by Ira L. Swett" -- page 40 - 45.
Details about the "Districts of Interurban line plus descriptions of different interurban cars operating in the system.
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[British Columbia, Canada]: BC Hydro , c1947. (DVD) 388.46 BCH VR
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Type
DVD
Call No.
388.46 BCH VR
Contributor
British Columbia Electric Company
Place of Publication
[British Columbia, Canada]
Publisher
BC Hydro
Publication Date
c1947
Physical Description
1 videodisc (13 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects LoC
British Columbia Electric Company
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
British Columbia Electric Railway Company -- History
Dams -- British Columbia -- Bridge River Region
Bridge River Hydroelectric Development
Natural gas industry
Local transit -- British Columbia -- History
Local transit -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History
Trolley Cars -- British Columbia -- Lower Mainland
Streetcars -- British Columbia -- Vancouver
Electric substations -- British Columbia -- Lower Mainland Region
Vancouver (B.C.) -- Central business district
Vancouver (B.C.) -- Streets
Geographic Access
Bridge River (B.C.)
Lajoie Dam (B.C.)
Lower Mainland Region (B.C.)
Vancouver (B.C.)
Notes
Summary: Promotional film. The BC Electric Railway Company's $50 million post-war expansion and modernization program, to be completed by 1950. Includes: expansion of transit services, including start of the switch from streetcars to trolley buses; water gas plant; explanation of the Bridge River project, with footage of construction (including La Joie Falls storage dam); Lower Mainland power sub-stations. Various Vancouver street scenes, especially Fraser Street and downtown
Credit note : sponsored/presented by: British Columbia Electric Company; producer: Lew M. Parry; producing agency/company: Trans-Canada Films Ltd.
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Dinner for Miss Creeden

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[British Columbia, Canada]: BC Hydro , 1947. (DVD) 388.46 BCH
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Type
DVD
Call No.
388.46 BCH
Contributor
British Columbia Electric Company
Place of Publication
[British Columbia, Canada]
Publisher
BC Hydro
Publication Date
1947
Physical Description
1 videodisc (36 min.) : sd., col ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects LoC
Bridge River Hydroelectric Development
British Columbia Electric Company
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
British Columbia Electric Railway Company -- History
Natural gas industry
Streetcars -- British Columbia -- Vancouver
Trolley Cars -- British Columbia -- Lower Mainland
Vancouver (B.C.) -- Streets
World War, 1914-1918 -- Mobilization
World War, 1939-1945--Mobilization
Geographic Access
Bridge River (B.C.)
Fraser Valley district (B.C.)
British Columbia - Buntzen Lake
Vancouver (B.C.)
Vancouver Island (B.C.)
Lower Mainland Region (B.C.)
Alouette Lake (B.C.)
Ruskin (B.C.)
Stave Falls (B.C.)
Goldstream (B.C.)
British Columbia - Victoria
Notes
Summary: Industrial film. A film about the growth of B.C. Electric from 1906 to 1946, built around the story of stenographer Flossie Creeden, the first female office employee of the company. Footage includes: Goldstream power plant; Vancouver natural gas facilities; BC Electric Railway lines in Fraser Valley; Stave Falls generator plant; Alouette Lake and Ruskin plants; 1939 royal visit; BCE employee's newsletter; A.E. Grauer family at home; office scenes; plans & construction at Bridge River project; BCE employee's service in World Wars I & II; BCE streetcar and trolley bus services
Credit notes: producer: Lew M. Parry; director: Lew M. Parry; photography: John Young; script: Cecil Maiden; sound: S.G. Wilson; narrator: A.E. Grauer; sponsored/presented by: British Columbia Electric Company; producing agency/company: Trans-Canada Films Ltd.
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