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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1898
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Item No.
428-002
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of fourteen people standing in a brickyard. This is believed to be one of the Brickyards co-owned by James Gilmore Ettinger (one was in Burnaby, the other in Surrey).
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1898
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Ettinger family subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
428-002
Accession Number
BHS2002-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of fourteen people standing in a brickyard. This is believed to be one of the Brickyards co-owned by James Gilmore Ettinger (one was in Burnaby, the other in Surrey).
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
February 15, 1978
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Item No.
556-661
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of Delnor Frozen Foods manufacturing facility, located at Winston Street and Bainbridge Avenue. The photograph is taken from across the road, facing north. The mountains are visible in the distance.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
February 15, 1978
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Item No.
556-661
Accession Number
2017-57
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of Delnor Frozen Foods manufacturing facility, located at Winston Street and Bainbridge Avenue. The photograph is taken from across the road, facing north. The mountains are visible in the distance.
Photographer
Surridge, Jack
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Notes
Title taken from project information form
Accompanied by a project information form and 1 photograph (b&w negative ; 9.5 x 12.5 cm)
BPL no. 109
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Winston Street
Burnaby - Bainbridge Avenue
Planning Study Area
Government Road Area
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1955]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.7 cm
Item No.
074-001
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the Link-Belt factory at 2550 Boundary Road.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1955]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Photographs subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
074-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-04
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the Link-Belt factory at 2550 Boundary Road.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Link-Belt Limited
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 2550 Boundary Road
Burnaby - Boundary Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Broadview (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
West Central Valley Area
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1955]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.6 x 20.4 cm
Item No.
074-002
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the Link-Belt factory at 2550 Boundary Road.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1955]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Photographs subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
074-002
Accession Number
BHS2007-04
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.6 x 20.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the Link-Belt factory at 2550 Boundary Road.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Link-Belt Limited
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 2550 Boundary Road
Burnaby - Boundary Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Broadview (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
West Central Valley Area
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Canadian Lead and Alloys Ltd.

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34587
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1958
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.7 cm
Item No.
061-001
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the Canadian Lead and Alloys Ltd. building at 2345 Douglas Road.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1958
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Photographs subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
061-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-04
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the Canadian Lead and Alloys Ltd. building at 2345 Douglas Road.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Canadian Lead and Alloys Limited
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 2345 Douglas Road
Planning Study Area
Dawson-Delta Area
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Nichols Chemical Co. Ltd. - Drawing No. 6312

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumtechnicaldrawing11388
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1928]
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueprint ; 73.5 x 104.5 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of technical "Drawing No. 6312" "Nichols Chemical Co. Ltd.".
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueprint ; 73.5 x 104.5 cm
Material Details
Scale 1:.25
Scope and Content
Item consists of technical "Drawing No. 6312" "Nichols Chemical Co. Ltd.".
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Nichols Chemical Company Limited
Responsibility
General Chemical Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8655 Barnet Hwy
Accession Code
BV998.23.10
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
[1928]
Media Type
Technical Drawing
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Notes
Title based on contents of item
Hand-stamped horizontally is "MAR 12 1946"
Stamp on back reads: "Private Design", "The Property Exclusively of General Chemical Company"
"Scale 1/4" = 1'
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Nichols Chemical Co. Ltd. - Drawing No. 52499

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
28 Jan. 1947
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueprint ; 86 x 111 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of technical drawing "Various Plans and Elevations", "Nichols Chemical Company"; drawing "No. 52499".
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueprint ; 86 x 111 cm
Material Details
Scale 1:.25
Scope and Content
Item consists of technical drawing "Various Plans and Elevations", "Nichols Chemical Company"; drawing "No. 52499".
Creator
Liebrick
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Nichols Chemical Company Limited
Responsibility
General Chemical Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8655 Barnet Hwy
Accession Code
BV998.23.12
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
28 Jan. 1947
Media Type
Technical Drawing
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Notes
Title based on contents of item
Stamp on verso reads: "Private Design", "The Property Exclusively of General Chemical Company"; in upper left corner is red circular 'Received' stamp, dated Feb (?) 1947
"Scale 1/4" = 1'
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Nichols Chemical Co. Ltd. - Drawing No. 6318

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1917
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueprint ; 75.5 x 105 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of technical "Drawing No. 6318", Nichols Chemical Company Limited, Barnet Works B.C. Dated March 28, 1917, corrected June 1, 1918.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueprint ; 75.5 x 105 cm
Material Details
Scale 1:.25
Scope and Content
Item consists of technical "Drawing No. 6318", Nichols Chemical Company Limited, Barnet Works B.C. Dated March 28, 1917, corrected June 1, 1918.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Nichols Chemical Company Limited
Responsibility
General Chemical Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8655 Barnet Hwy
Accession Code
BV998.23.13
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
1917
Media Type
Technical Drawing
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Notes
Title based on contents of item
"Scale 1/4" = 1'
Date stamp: "JUN 27 1946"
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Nichols Chemical Co. Ltd. - Drawing No. 50785

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1959]
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueline print ; 87.5 x 111 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of technical drawing identified as No. 50785 with handwritten annotation reading "W.O.M. - 8560". Property Exclusively of General Chemical Company.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueline print ; 87.5 x 111 cm
Material Details
Scale 1:.25
Scope and Content
Item consists of technical drawing identified as No. 50785 with handwritten annotation reading "W.O.M. - 8560". Property Exclusively of General Chemical Company.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Nichols Chemical Company Limited
Responsibility
General Chemical Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8655 Barnet Hwy
Accession Code
BV998.23.14
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
[1959]
Media Type
Technical Drawing
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Notes
Title based on contents of item
Stamp on verso reads: "R.L. Johnston"
"Scale 1/4" = 1'
Date stampled "Oct. 19 1959"
Annotation next to date stamp reads: "Dwg Rec'd 10-24-59"
Stamp at bottom reads: "Property of / General Chemical Division / Allied Chemical & Dye Corporation"
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Nichols Chemical Co. Ltd. - Drawing No. 511726

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
26 Jan. 1962
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueline print ; 87.5 x 111 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of technical drawing titled "Assy. Det. No. 3 Ore Burner", "No. 511726" of Nichol's Chemical Plant. Includes "Parts Lists" index.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueline print ; 87.5 x 111 cm
Material Details
Scale 1:.25
Scope and Content
Item consists of technical drawing titled "Assy. Det. No. 3 Ore Burner", "No. 511726" of Nichol's Chemical Plant. Includes "Parts Lists" index.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Nichols Chemical Company Limited
Responsibility
General Chemical Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8655 Barnet Hwy
Accession Code
BV998.23.15
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
26 Jan. 1962
Media Type
Technical Drawing
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Notes
Title based on contents of item
"Scale 1/4" = 1'
Stamped with Print Date: "Jan 26 1962"
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Nichols Chemical Co. Ltd. - Drawing No. 6381

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
27 Jun. 1946
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blackline print with col. annotations ; 52.5 x 45 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of technical "Drwg 6381" Nichols Chemical Company Limited, with details of equipment installation and dismantling.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blackline print with col. annotations ; 52.5 x 45 cm
Material Details
Scale 1:.25
Scope and Content
Item consists of technical "Drwg 6381" Nichols Chemical Company Limited, with details of equipment installation and dismantling.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Nichols Chemical Company Limited
Responsibility
General Chemical Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8655 Barnet Hwy
Accession Code
BV998.23.17
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
27 Jun. 1946
Media Type
Technical Drawing
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Notes
Title based on contents of item
"Scale 1/4" = 1'
Stamp in lower left corner reads: "Private Design", "This Property Exclusively of General Chemical Company"
'Received' stamp on lower right corner, "Jul 9 1946"
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Interior of Lenkurt Electric Company

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto45616
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November 1976, published November 17, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.5 x 24.5 cm
Item No.
480-510
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of Lenkurt Electric's main manufacturing plant on the Lougheed Highway in Burnaby. Workers are at their desks, with their heads down, busily working. At the time of this photograph; "...1,400 employees make it one of the top secondary industries in B.C".
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November 1976, published November 17, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-510
Accession Number
2003-02
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.5 x 24.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of Lenkurt Electric's main manufacturing plant on the Lougheed Highway in Burnaby. Workers are at their desks, with their heads down, busily working. At the time of this photograph; "...1,400 employees make it one of the top secondary industries in B.C".
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Lenkurt Electric Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping attached to verso of photograph reads: "Unit production at Lenkurt Electric's head office, research and development facility and main manufacturing plant on the Lougheed Highway in Burnaby is carried out on a semi-production basis, with a number of selected components mounted at each station. A total of 1,400 employees make it one of the top secondary industries in B.C."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 7018 Lougheed Highway
Burnaby - Lougheed Highway
Historic Neighbourhood
Lozells (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Government Road Area
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Dominion Bridge Company Limited - Burnaby Plant

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
29 Aug. 1957
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Architectural collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 plan : col. lithographic print ; 50.5 x 84 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of a fire insurance plan of the Dominion Bridge Company Burnaby Plant located on the east side of Boundary Road near Lougheed Highway. The plan is in two sheets mounted on a backing board. The buildings are located and colour coded. The plan includes profiles of the buildings. Title o…
Administrative History
Dominion Bridge Company was a major enterprise in Burnaby operating from the 1930 until the mid 1970s. Dominion Bridge constructed steel structures ranging from portions of the Golden Gate and Lions Gate Bridges to holding tanks for pulp mills. Beginning in the mid-1970s, unused areas of the site w…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Architectural collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 plan : col. lithographic print ; 50.5 x 84 cm
Material Details
Scale [1:960]
Scope and Content
Item consists of a fire insurance plan of the Dominion Bridge Company Burnaby Plant located on the east side of Boundary Road near Lougheed Highway. The plan is in two sheets mounted on a backing board. The buildings are located and colour coded. The plan includes profiles of the buildings. Title on plan reads "DOMINION BRIDGE COMPANY, LIMITED / "BURNABY PLANT" / Burnaby, B.C.". The site plan was surveyed by C. L. Schwaab Jr.
Administrative History
Dominion Bridge Company was a major enterprise in Burnaby operating from the 1930 until the mid 1970s. Dominion Bridge constructed steel structures ranging from portions of the Golden Gate and Lions Gate Bridges to holding tanks for pulp mills. Beginning in the mid-1970s, unused areas of the site were used for filming on a temporary basis and in 1987 the site was established as a dedicated studio production facility named Bridge Studios.
Creator
FACTORY MUTUAL ENGINEERING DIVISION
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Dominion Bridge Company
Responsibility
Surveyed by C.L. Schwaab Jr.
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Boundary Road
Burnaby - 2400 Boundary Road
Accession Code
BV015.10.1
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
29 Aug. 1957
Media Type
Cartographic Material
Historic Neighbourhood
Broadview (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
West Central Valley Area
Scan Resolution
400
Scan Date
2021-11-28
Notes
Title based on contents of plan
Scale on plan reads "1 inch = 80 ft / By V. Pitkin"
Identfication information in bottom right corner of plan reads: "FACTORY MUTUAL ENGINEERING DIVISION / Associated Factory Mutual Fire Insurance Cos. / Norwood, Mass. / SERIAl 47330 / Replacing 35238 / INDEX 3994"
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Mainland Clay Brick Plant

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37421
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.3 x 5.4 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 25.4 cm
Item No.
370-009
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of Mainland Clay Brick Plant. Clay was discovered after William "Bill" Kask, Sr., shaved off the top of a hill for aesthetic reasons.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Burnaby Image Bank subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-009
Accession Number
BHS1999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.3 x 5.4 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 25.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of Mainland Clay Brick Plant. Clay was discovered after William "Bill" Kask, Sr., shaved off the top of a hill for aesthetic reasons.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Mainland Clay Brick Plant
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Barnet Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1976
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 19.5 cm
Item No.
480-1257
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the Nabob Foods plant in Lake City, Burnaby. Kelly Douglas and Company were the original owners, but they entered into an agreement with Swiss-owned Jacobs AG, allowing Jacobs to acquire Nabob Foods in August of 1976.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1976
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1257
Accession Number
2003-02
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 19.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the Nabob Foods plant in Lake City, Burnaby. Kelly Douglas and Company were the original owners, but they entered into an agreement with Swiss-owned Jacobs AG, allowing Jacobs to acquire Nabob Foods in August of 1976.
Photographer
Battistoni, Peter
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Kelly Douglas and Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping attached to verso of photograph reads: "Nabob Foods plant at Lake City in Burnaby will have access to the world-wide buying powers of Jacobs AG if the proposed sale by Kelly Douglas is approved."
Planning Study Area
Lake City Area
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Dominion Bridge plant

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto4287
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1985]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 12.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Dominion Bridge plant taken in 1985. Caption on original matte read: "Dominion Bridge Plant, built in 1930, at Lougheed Highway and Boundary Road. It closed in 1977 when a new plant was constructed on Annacis Island. In the early 1980's it was leased to Loremer Canada Film Company…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 12.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Dominion Bridge plant taken in 1985. Caption on original matte read: "Dominion Bridge Plant, built in 1930, at Lougheed Highway and Boundary Road. It closed in 1977 when a new plant was constructed on Annacis Island. In the early 1980's it was leased to Loremer Canada Film Company as a film studio.".
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Burnaby Historical Society
Dominion Bridge Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
BV017.32.17
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
[1985]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Willingdon Heights Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
06-Mar-2018
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
ca.1980
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 25 cm
Item No.
480-1361
Scope and Content
Photograph of two unidentified men, sitting at a table underneath a "Rosita's Burritos Now Available" sign. The photograph is from Burnaby Today.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
ca.1980
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1361
Accession Number
2009-01
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 25 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of two unidentified men, sitting at a table underneath a "Rosita's Burritos Now Available" sign. The photograph is from Burnaby Today.
Photographer
King, Basil
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's stamp on verso
Note on verso reads: "Burnaby Today page A4 / 62%"
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Spear and Jackson Ltd.

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34696
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1958]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.6 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
102-001
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Spear and Jackson (B.C.) Ltd. saw manufacturers building. Machinery can be seen.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1958]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Photographs subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
102-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-04
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.6 x 25.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Spear and Jackson (B.C.) Ltd. saw manufacturers building. Machinery can be seen.
Photographer
Dominion Photo Co.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Spear and Jackson (BC) Limited
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Printed in front left corner of photograph, "38950 / Dominion Photo Co. / Vancouver, B.C."
Geographic Access
Burnaby
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Spear and Jackson Saws Ltd.

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34697
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1958]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.6 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
102-002
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Spear and Jackson (B.C.) Ltd. saw manufacturers building. Machinery can be seen.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1958]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Photographs subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
102-002
Accession Number
BHS2007-04
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.6 x 25.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Spear and Jackson (B.C.) Ltd. saw manufacturers building. Machinery can be seen.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Spear and Jackson (BC) Limited
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail

Dugland C. Patterson Sr. beside his boiler

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37116
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1903 or 1904]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10.5 x 8 cm, mounted on board 14 x 11 cm
Item No.
322-001
Scope and Content
Photograph of Dugland Campbell Patterson Sr. standing by boiler he built; it was the largest built in New Westminster. He founded Vulcan Iron Works of New Westminister in 1903.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1903 or 1904]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Patterson family subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
322-001
Accession Number
BHS1995-16
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10.5 x 8 cm, mounted on board 14 x 11 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Dugland Campbell Patterson Sr. standing by boiler he built; it was the largest built in New Westminster. He founded Vulcan Iron Works of New Westminister in 1903.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Patterson, Dugald C. Sr.
Vulcan Iron Works
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note written by D.C. Patterson Jr. accompanying
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Images
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Construction of the Labatt Plant

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto58931
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1983
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 20.5 cm
Item No.
480-1381
Scope and Content
Photograph of the construction of the Labatt brewery. A crane is lifting a large pipe into the building and two men stand below, talking.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1983
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1381
Accession Number
2009-01
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 20.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the construction of the Labatt brewery. A crane is lifting a large pipe into the building and two men stand below, talking.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Construction
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on verso reads: "PMT 100% / page B-3 / Burnaby Today"
Images
Less detail

Nichols Chemical Co. Ltd. - D.D. Coolers Scrubbers and Settling Tanks with Pumps

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumtechnicaldrawing11394
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1928]
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueprint ; 75.5 x 105 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of technical drawing "D.D. Coolers Scrubbers and Settling Tanks with Pumps", "Nichols Chemical Co. LTD."; "Drawing No. 6314".
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueprint ; 75.5 x 105 cm
Material Details
Scale 1:.25
Scope and Content
Item consists of technical drawing "D.D. Coolers Scrubbers and Settling Tanks with Pumps", "Nichols Chemical Co. LTD."; "Drawing No. 6314".
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Nichols Chemical Company Limited
Responsibility
General Chemical Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8655 Barnet Hwy
Accession Code
BV998.23.16
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
[1928]
Media Type
Technical Drawing
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Notes
Title based on contents of item
"Scale 1/4" = 1'
Stamp in lower left corner reads: "Private Design", "This Property Exclusively of General Chemical Company"
Stamp on lower right reads: "Jul 12, 1946"
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[192-] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-106
Scope and Content
Photograph of James Brookes Woodworking Plant located at 7730 6th Street. This site has also served as Cliff's Can Factory and Western Canadian Can Factory. Note the spur street car line (no. 2) where B.C. Electric Railway freight cars could load and unload.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[192-] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Pioneer Tales subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-106
Accession Number
BHS1988-03
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 James Brookes Woodworking Plant located at 7730 6th Street. This site has also served as Cliff's Can Factory and Western Canadian Can Factory. Note the spur street car line (no. 2) where B.C. Electric Railway freight cars could load and unload.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Cliff's Can Factory
James Brookes Woodworking Limited
Western Canadian Can Factory
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6th Street
Burnaby - 7730 6th Street
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Second Street Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[192-] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-107
Scope and Content
Photograph of James Brookes Woodworking Plant, located at 7730 6th Street, taken from 13th Avenue. This site has also served as Cliff's Can Factory and Western Canadian Can Factory.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[192-] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Pioneer Tales subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-107
Accession Number
BHS1988-03
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 James Brookes Woodworking Plant, located at 7730 6th Street, taken from 13th Avenue. This site has also served as Cliff's Can Factory and Western Canadian Can Factory.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Cliff's Can Factory
James Brookes Woodworking Limited
Western Canadian Can Factory
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6th Street
Burnaby - 7730 6th Street
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Second Street Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[192-] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-108
Scope and Content
Photograph of James Brookes Woodworking Plant, located at 7730 6th Street, taken from 6th Street. It was an East Burnaby landmark, established in 1902 as a can company by Edwin Cliff. This site has also served as Cliff's Can Factory and Western Canadian Can Factory.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[192-] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Pioneer Tales subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-108
Accession Number
BHS1988-03
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 James Brookes Woodworking Plant, located at 7730 6th Street, taken from 6th Street. It was an East Burnaby landmark, established in 1902 as a can company by Edwin Cliff. This site has also served as Cliff's Can Factory and Western Canadian Can Factory.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Cliff's Can Factory
James Brookes Woodworking Limited
Western Canadian Can Factory
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6th Street
Burnaby - 7730 6th Street
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Second Street Area
Images
Less detail

Woodworking Business on Edmonds Street

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37826
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1944 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.7 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.2 cm
Item No.
370-414
Scope and Content
Photograph of a furniture and woodworking business, Westminster Furniture Manufacturing Company at 1470 Edmonds Street (later renumbered as the 7200 block of Edmonds Street). Signs above the door read, "Fixtures, Furniture, General Woodworking," and a man is standing outside.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1944 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Burnaby Image Bank subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-414
Accession Number
BHS1999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.7 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.2 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a furniture and woodworking business, Westminster Furniture Manufacturing Company at 1470 Edmonds Street (later renumbered as the 7200 block of Edmonds Street). Signs above the door read, "Fixtures, Furniture, General Woodworking," and a man is standing outside.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Carpentry
Names
Westminster Furniture Manufacturing Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - 7200 Block Edmonds Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
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Nichols Chemical Co. Ltd. - Sulphide Works

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumtechnicaldrawing11387
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
8 Sep. 1906
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueprint ; 75.5 x 102 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of a technical drawing of "Nichols Chemical Co. of Can. Ltd. Sulphide Works". Index No. 450 Sheet V.
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueprint ; 75.5 x 102 cm
Material Details
Scale 1:.25
Scope and Content
Item consists of a technical drawing of "Nichols Chemical Co. of Can. Ltd. Sulphide Works". Index No. 450 Sheet V.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Nichols Chemical Company Limited
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8655 Barnet Hwy
Accession Code
BV998.23.9
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
8 Sep. 1906
Media Type
Technical Drawing
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Notes
Title based on contents of item
"Scale 1/4" = 1'
Less detail

Nichols Chemical Co. Ltd. - Sulphide Works

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumtechnicaldrawing11389
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
14 Sep. 1906
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueprint ; 75 x 68 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of a technical drawing of "Nichols Chemical Co. of Can. Ltd. Sulphide Works". Index No. 450 Sheet V.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Nichols Chemical Co. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : blueprint ; 75 x 68 cm
Material Details
Scale 1:.25
Scope and Content
Item consists of a technical drawing of "Nichols Chemical Co. of Can. Ltd. Sulphide Works". Index No. 450 Sheet V.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Nichols Chemical Company Limited
Responsibility
General Chemical Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8655 Barnet Hwy
Accession Code
BV998.23.11
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
14 Sep. 1906
Media Type
Technical Drawing
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Notes
Title based on contents of item
"Scale 1/4" = 1'
"Note: Where possible lead pipe..."; in lower right corner, in box, "Index No. 450 Sheet V", "Sulphide Works 9 - 14 - 06";
Images
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Vancouver Engineering Works Steel Foundry

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto468
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[190-] (date of original), copied 1978
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.3 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a large two-storey warehouse building with a sign on the top of the peek roof that reads, "VANCOUVER ENGINEERING WORKS LTD." There is a smaller sign on the side of the building that reads, "V.E.W. LTD. / STEEL FOUNDRY." An annotation on the back of the photo reads: "Vancouver Engineer…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.3 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a large two-storey warehouse building with a sign on the top of the peek roof that reads, "VANCOUVER ENGINEERING WORKS LTD." There is a smaller sign on the side of the building that reads, "V.E.W. LTD. / STEEL FOUNDRY." An annotation on the back of the photo reads: "Vancouver Engineering Works."
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Vancouver Engineering Works Limited
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV978.14.4
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[190-] (date of original), copied 1978
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
25-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Rosita's Burritos - People working

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto58903
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
ca.1980
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 18 cm
Item No.
480-1360
Scope and Content
Photograph of factory workers on the line at Rosita's Burritos. Plastic-wrapped burritos are coming out of the machine. The photograph is from Burnaby Today.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
ca.1980
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1360
Accession Number
2009-01
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 18 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of factory workers on the line at Rosita's Burritos. Plastic-wrapped burritos are coming out of the machine. The photograph is from Burnaby Today.
Photographer
King, Basil
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's stamp on verso
Note on verso reads: "Burnaby Today / page A4 / 85%"
Images
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Carleton Sash and Door Factory

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35753
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-611
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of Carleton Sash and Door factory in the Collingwood district (Kingsway-Joyce area) of Vancouver near Collingwood School. Collingwood is located next to Burnaby. The factory was founded by Friedrich Engelland.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Pioneer Tales subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-611
Accession Number
BHS1988-03
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 interior of Carleton Sash and Door factory in the Collingwood district (Kingsway-Joyce area) of Vancouver near Collingwood School. Collingwood is located next to Burnaby. The factory was founded by Friedrich Engelland.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Occupations - Labourers
Names
Carleton Sash and Door Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Images
Less detail

Working at the Dominion Bridge Co.'s Burnaby plant

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto45613
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 1966, published April 18, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24 x 18.5 cm
Item No.
480-507
Scope and Content
Photograph of workmen at the Dominion Bridge Co.'s Burnaby plant. They are feeding a flat steel plate, more than three inches think inot a pyramind roll for fabrication in the making of a sulfinol vessel for the petroleum industry in Alberta. The workmen are wearing asbestos aluminum suits to withs…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 1966, published April 18, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-507
Accession Number
2003-02
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24 x 18.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of workmen at the Dominion Bridge Co.'s Burnaby plant. They are feeding a flat steel plate, more than three inches think inot a pyramind roll for fabrication in the making of a sulfinol vessel for the petroleum industry in Alberta. The workmen are wearing asbestos aluminum suits to withstand the intense heat reflected from the heated plate (the plate was heated in a furnace before being fed into the pyramid roll).
Photographer
Henry Tregillas Photography Ltd.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Occupations - Labourers
Names
Dominion Bridge Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 2400 Boundary Road
Burnaby - Boundary Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Broadview (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
West Central Valley Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1958 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.8 x 3.8 cm print on contact sheet 20.1 x 26.3 cm
Item No.
370-756
Scope and Content
Photograph of a parade on the 4600 block of Kingsway. The photograph was taken looking south, and the Ford Motor Co. plant can be seen in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1958 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Burnaby Image Bank subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-756
Accession Number
BHS1999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.8 x 3.8 cm print on contact sheet 20.1 x 26.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a parade on the 4600 block of Kingsway. The photograph was taken looking south, and the Ford Motor Co. plant can be seen in the background.
Subjects
Transportation - Automobiles
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Events - Parades
Names
Ford Motor Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Copy negative has a pink cast
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4600 Block Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Construction of the Steel Service Centre

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto45612
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 1976
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 19.5 cm
Item No.
480-506
Scope and Content
Photograph of the construction of the Dominion Bridge Steel Service Centre. Dominion Bridge Co. closed down its Burnaby fabricating plant which employed 350 workers and opened this in Delta which employed only 50 of those workers, putting 300 employess out of work.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 1976
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-506
Accession Number
2003-02
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 19.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the construction of the Dominion Bridge Steel Service Centre. Dominion Bridge Co. closed down its Burnaby fabricating plant which employed 350 workers and opened this in Delta which employed only 50 of those workers, putting 300 employess out of work.
Photographer
King, Basil
Subjects
Occupations - Labourers
Construction
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Dominion Bridge Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping attached to verso of photograph reads: "More than 600 tons of structural steel are being assembled on Annacis Island to build the new Dominion Bridge Steel Service Centre. Construction which started in the Fall of 1975 will be completed by the end of June."
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Delta
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1954 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-104
Scope and Content
Photograph of James Brookes Woodworking Plant, located at 7730 6th Street, taken from 6th Avenue after a heavy snowfall. The plant was built originally as Cliff's Can Factory, and also served as Western Canadian Can Factory.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1954 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Pioneer Tales subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-104
Accession Number
BHS1988-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of James Brookes Woodworking Plant, located at 7730 6th Street, taken from 6th Avenue after a heavy snowfall. The plant was built originally as Cliff's Can Factory, and also served as Western Canadian Can Factory.
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Names
Cliff's Can Factory
James Brookes Woodworking Limited
Western Canadian Can Factory
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6th Street
Burnaby - 7730 6th Street
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Second Street Area
Images
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Vancouver Engineering Works interior

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto469
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[190-] (date of original), copied 1978
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.3 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a large steel foundry. There are numerous pieces of machinery, large cogs and gears, chains on pulleys, and metal bars arranged in the high roofed warehouse building. An annotation on the back of the photo reads: "Vancouver Engineering Works - Interior."
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.3 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a large steel foundry. There are numerous pieces of machinery, large cogs and gears, chains on pulleys, and metal bars arranged in the high roofed warehouse building. An annotation on the back of the photo reads: "Vancouver Engineering Works - Interior."
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Tools and Equipment
Names
Vancouver Engineering Works Limited
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV978.14.5
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[190-] (date of original), copied 1978
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
25-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Vancouver Engineering Works interior

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto470
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[190-] (date of original), copied 1978
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.3 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a large steel foundry. The section depicted in this photograph appears to be a loading area. There are crates and other things stacked in piles. An annotation on the back of the photo reads: "Vancouver Engineering Works - Interior."
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.3 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a large steel foundry. The section depicted in this photograph appears to be a loading area. There are crates and other things stacked in piles. An annotation on the back of the photo reads: "Vancouver Engineering Works - Interior."
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Tools and Equipment
Names
Vancouver Engineering Works Limited
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV978.14.6
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[190-] (date of original), copied 1978
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
25-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Continental Can Company

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto93708
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
February 24, 1978
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Item No.
556-665
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of Continental Can Company factory, located on Winston Street by Burnaby Lake. The photograph is taken from across Winston Street, facing south, and the railway tracks are visible in front of the manufacturing plant. The Continental Can water tower stands in the backgroun…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
February 24, 1978
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Item No.
556-665
Accession Number
2017-57
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of Continental Can Company factory, located on Winston Street by Burnaby Lake. The photograph is taken from across Winston Street, facing south, and the railway tracks are visible in front of the manufacturing plant. The Continental Can water tower stands in the background, and there are signs on the side of the road for a "spindle sale" and Braemar Gardens.
Photographer
Surridge, Jack
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Structures - Water Tanks and Towers
Names
Continental Can Co.
Notes
Title taken from project information form
Accompanied by a project information form and 1 photograph (b&w negative ; 9.5 x 12.5 cm)
BPL no. 113
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Winston Street
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake
Historic Neighbourhood
Lozells (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Government Road Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1917
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.5 x 10 cm on page 24.5 x 32.5 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-474
Scope and Content
Photograph of a table loaded with munitions. The factory was located in New Westminster.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1917
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers family photograph series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-474
Accession Number
2007-12
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.5 x 10 cm on page 24.5 x 32.5 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a table loaded with munitions. The factory was located in New Westminster.
Subjects
Wars - World War, 1914-1918
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Armament - Munitions
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1905]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 25.5 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a British Columbia Electric Railway Company tramline track on Sixth Street and Twelfth Avenue. George Leaf's General Store, located at 7745 Sixth Street is visible on the left and Cliff's Car Factory located at 7730 Sixth Street is visible on the right. George Leaf's store burned down…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 25.5 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a British Columbia Electric Railway Company tramline track on Sixth Street and Twelfth Avenue. George Leaf's General Store, located at 7745 Sixth Street is visible on the left and Cliff's Car Factory located at 7730 Sixth Street is visible on the right. George Leaf's store burned down in 1913. The Car factory was established in 1902 and sometime in the 1920s, it became James Brookes Woodworking Plant.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Buildings - Commercial - General Stores
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6th Street
Burnaby - 12th Avenue
Burnaby - 7730 6th Street
Burnaby - 7745 6th Street
Accession Code
BV995.10.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[1905]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Munitions - New Westminster 1917

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto39157
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1917
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.5 x 10 cm on page 24.5 x 32.5 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-476
Scope and Content
Photograph of a railroad yard, with industrial buildings in the background. The photograph has been captioned as "Munitions - New Westminster 1917."
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1917
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers family photograph series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-476
Accession Number
2007-12
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.5 x 10 cm on page 24.5 x 32.5 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a railroad yard, with industrial buildings in the background. The photograph has been captioned as "Munitions - New Westminster 1917."
Subjects
Wars - World War, 1914-1918
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Transportation - Rail
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Images
Less detail

Vancouver Engineering Works steam donkey

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto471
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[190-] (date of original), copied 1978
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.2 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a large steel foundry. Tucked under the metal brace structures on the left of the photograph are steam donkeys. There is a man lowering a large gear in the centre on a pulley. In the foreground, to the right, is a wheelbarrow. An annotation on the back of the photo …
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.2 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a large steel foundry. Tucked under the metal brace structures on the left of the photograph are steam donkeys. There is a man lowering a large gear in the centre on a pulley. In the foreground, to the right, is a wheelbarrow. An annotation on the back of the photo reads: "Vancouver Engineering Works - Steam Donkeys."
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Labourers
Names
Vancouver Engineering Works Limited
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV978.14.7
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[190-] (date of original), copied 1978
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
25-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1917
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.5 x 7.5 cm on page 24.5 x 32.5 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-475
Scope and Content
Photograph shows three unidentified people standing on a loading dock at a New Westminster munitions plant.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1917
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers family photograph series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-475
Accession Number
2007-12
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.5 x 7.5 cm on page 24.5 x 32.5 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph shows three unidentified people standing on a loading dock at a New Westminster munitions plant.
Subjects
Wars - World War, 1914-1918
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Occupations - War Workers
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Images
Less detail

Warehouses - Burnaby Lake

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto93627
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 22, 1977
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Item No.
556-584
Scope and Content
Photograph of commercial and industrial buildings by Burnaby Lake on Winston Street. The photograph is taken from a high point, facing south. The photograph shows the Furniture Fair warehouse and parking lot in the foreground and the Continental Can Company plant and its water tower are in the back…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 22, 1977
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Item No.
556-584
Accession Number
2017-57
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of commercial and industrial buildings by Burnaby Lake on Winston Street. The photograph is taken from a high point, facing south. The photograph shows the Furniture Fair warehouse and parking lot in the foreground and the Continental Can Company plant and its water tower are in the background.
Photographer
Surridge, Jack
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Structures - Water Tanks and Towers
Names
Continental Can Co.
Notes
Title taken from project information form
Accompanied by a project information form and 1 photograph (b&w negative ; 9.5 x 12.5 cm)
BPL no. 33
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Winston Street
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake
Historic Neighbourhood
Lozells (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Government Road Area
Images
Less detail

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