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Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
96 HISTORY OF BURNABY AND VICINITY The City of Vancouver was incorporated in April of 1886 (April 6). The big fire was on June 13, that same year. By September it had a daily paper and two weeklies. The old Vancouver Hotel was commenced that fall. Inside of two years the city had 8,000
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
HISTORY OF BURNABY AND VICINITY 97 Mr. Webster interested his brother-in-law Henry V. Edmonds and Ben Douglas, a leading real estate dealer of that city in the project, and also as secretary of the proposed company, Mr. S. F. Macintosh. Van- couver had about 12,000 population at the time, but
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
98 HISTORY OF BURNABY AND VICINITY power plant. A commodious boarding-house and rooming-house combined, which contained fifteen bedrooms was established there, and known as Semple’s boarding house. Mr. Semple was the roadmaster. It was there that all public meetings in Burnaby were held in
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
HISTORY OF BURNABY AND VICINITY 99 Street. A Mr. Largen had a blacksmith shop there. Glen Drive was then known as Boundary. It was not until some years later that the name Boundary Road appeared, when the Government Reserve of Hastings was taken into the City of Vancouver. Today Hastings Park
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
FOUR PROPOSED TRAMLINES THROUGH BURNABY
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
HISTORY OF BURNABY AND VICINITY 101 “Whereas the private owners have donated portions of their lands traversed by the tramway, and it is expedient that a similar grant of public lands should jje made . . . Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly enacts as
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
102 History op burnaby and vicinity was completed in 1903. From the point of view of the private house- holder, the most interesting result was probably the disappearance of the old Thomson-Houston sockets and lamps, and the substitution of Edison sockets with a screw base, a pattern in use
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
HISTORY OP BURNABY AND VICINITY 103 rough and heavily timbered mountainous territory, including a long water span across the Inlet at Barnet. It reflects great credit on the management and on all concerned that this great programme was carried through so successfully, and that power was
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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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