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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1919]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 8 x 5.5 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine). Photograph of a man identified only as Jack working with a Fordson Tractor with a belt pulley during a pile driving operation.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 8 x 5.5 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine).
Photograph of a man identified only as Jack working with a Fordson Tractor with a belt pulley during a pile driving operation.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Accession Code
HV975.33.3bh
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[1919]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
2/2/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Handwritten note on verso of photograph reads: "Jack and the Fordson"
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1919]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine). Photograph of a pile being lifted into a pile driver tower at an unidentified harbour.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine).
Photograph of a pile being lifted into a pile driver tower at an unidentified harbour.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Accession Code
HV975.33.3q
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[1919]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
2/2/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

6742 Walker Avenue demolition

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37849
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 5, 1987 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.7 cm
Item No.
370-437
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a truck and back hoe at 6742 Walker Avenue. The house in in the process of being demolished, and a man is looking on.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 5, 1987 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-437
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a truck and back hoe at 6742 Walker Avenue. The house in in the process of being demolished, and a man is looking on.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Copied from col. photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Walker Avenue
Burnaby - 6742 Walker Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
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6742 Walker Avenue demolition

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37850
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 5, 1987 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.7 cm
Item No.
370-438
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a truck and back hoe at 6742 Walker Avenue. The house in in the process of being demolished.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 5, 1987 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-438
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a truck and back hoe at 6742 Walker Avenue. The house in in the process of being demolished.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Copied from col. photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Walker Avenue
Burnaby - 6742 Walker Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
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6742 Walker Avenue demolition

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37851
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 5, 1987 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.7 cm
Item No.
370-439
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a truck and back hoe at 6742 Walker Avenue. The house in in the process of being demolished.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 5, 1987 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-439
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a truck and back hoe at 6742 Walker Avenue. The house in in the process of being demolished.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Copied from col. photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Walker Avenue
Burnaby - 6742 Walker Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
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6742 Walker Avenue demolition

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37852
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 5, 1987 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.7 cm
Item No.
370-440
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a foundation hole being dug for a house at 6742 Walker Avenue at 4:00pm on June 5, 1987.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 5, 1987 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-440
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a foundation hole being dug for a house at 6742 Walker Avenue at 4:00pm on June 5, 1987.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Copied from col. photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Walker Avenue
Burnaby - 6742 Walker Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
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Simon Fraser University construction

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38212
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.2 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-799
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a the construction of a Simon Fraser University (SFU) campus building. A crane can be seen in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-799
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.2 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a the construction of a Simon Fraser University (SFU) campus building. A crane can be seen in the background.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - University Drive
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
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Women's Residence under construction

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38236
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1965
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.3 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
372-010
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a building under construction at the Simon Fraser University site. A label on the photograph reads in part: "Women's residence. Erickson-Massey Architects. Laing Construction and Equipment Ltd. General Contractors."
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1965
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
372-010
Accession Number
BHS991-2
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.3 x 25.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
No reproduction permitted
Scope and Content
Photograph of a building under construction at the Simon Fraser University site. A label on the photograph reads in part: "Women's residence. Erickson-Massey Architects. Laing Construction and Equipment Ltd. General Contractors."
Photographer
Frank, Leonard
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Burnaby - University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
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Lillian Mann's property

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto46233
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1980
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 24 cm
Item No.
480-1121
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an excavator dumping dirt into an awaiting dump truck parked at Lillian Mann's property. Lillian Mann was a war widow who fought for ownership of her property but the City of Burnaby eventually successfully expropriated the land to be used as part of Cameron Library and Recreation Com…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1980
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1121
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 24 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an excavator dumping dirt into an awaiting dump truck parked at Lillian Mann's property. Lillian Mann was a war widow who fought for ownership of her property but the City of Burnaby eventually successfully expropriated the land to be used as part of Cameron Library and Recreation Complex.
Photographer
Braid, Tom
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Cameron Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burquitlam (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Lyndhurst Area
Images
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Lillian Mann's property

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto46234
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1980
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w 17 x 24 cm
Item No.
480-1122
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an excavator at Lillian Mann's property. Lillian Mann was a war widow who fought for ownership of her property but the City of Burnaby eventually successfully expropriated the land to be used as part of Cameron Library and Recreation Complex.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1980
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1122
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w 17 x 24 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an excavator at Lillian Mann's property. Lillian Mann was a war widow who fought for ownership of her property but the City of Burnaby eventually successfully expropriated the land to be used as part of Cameron Library and Recreation Complex.
Photographer
Braid, Tom
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Cameron Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burquitlam (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Lyndhurst Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1980
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 24 cm
Item No.
480-1128
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Lillian Mann standing outside her home on Cameron Street, as an excavator dumps dirt into an awaiting dump truck parked on her property. Lillian Mann was a war widow who fought for ownership of her property but the City of Burnaby eventually successfully expropriated the land to be us…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1980
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1128
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 24 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Lillian Mann standing outside her home on Cameron Street, as an excavator dumps dirt into an awaiting dump truck parked on her property. Lillian Mann was a war widow who fought for ownership of her property but the City of Burnaby eventually successfully expropriated the land to be used as part of Cameron Library and Recreation Complex.
Photographer
Braid, Tom
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Names
Mann, Lillian
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Cameron Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burquitlam (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Lyndhurst Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November, 1995
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 23 x 15 cm
Item No.
535-0045
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified construction site.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November, 1995
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-0045
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 23 x 15 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified construction site.
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black and blue ink on recto of photograph reads: "TC Pam 3088 / 48% pg. 1 COQ NL"
Trim marks and/or reproduction instructions on recto (scan is cropped)
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Interview with Ron Smitherman by Eric Damer November 15, 2012 - Track 1

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory403
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Ron Smitherman's memories of his early years in construction. Ron discusses what it was like to be in construction during the postwar era. He also discusses his father's work as a carpenter and the changes that occurred with the introduction of electric car…
Date Range
1945-1979
Length
0:08:43
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Ron Smitherman's memories of his early years in construction. Ron discusses what it was like to be in construction during the postwar era. He also discusses his father's work as a carpenter and the changes that occurred with the introduction of electric carpentry tools.
Date Range
1945-1979
Photo Info
Ron Smitherman, [199-]. Item no. 549-065.
Length
0:08:43
Subject
Construction Tools and Equipment
Interviewer
Damer, Eric
Interview Date
November 15, 2012
Scope and Content
Recording is an interview with Ron Smitherman conducted by Burnaby Village Museum employee Eric Damer, November 15, 2012. Major theme discussed: building construction and development in Burnaby.
Biographical Notes
Born in 1933 and raised in Vancouver, Ron Smitherman learned the construction trade from his father, upgrading his knowledge and skills as techniques and materials changed and improved. Ron built houses and commercial buildings in Burnaby and elsewhere during the nineteen-forties, fifties and sixties. In 1969 Ron and his family settled in Burnaby where he shifted his business to real estate.
Total Tracks
6
Total Length
0:46:51
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Smitherman, Ron
Interview Location
Burnaby Village Museum
Interviewer Bio
Eric Damer is a lifelong British Columbian born in Victoria, raised in Kamloops, and currently residing in Burnaby. After studying philosophy at the University of Victoria, he became interested in the educational forces that had shaped his own life. He completed master’s and doctoral degrees in educational studies at the University of British Columbia with a particular interest in the history of adult and higher education in the province. In 2012, Eric worked for the City of Burnaby as a field researcher and writer, conducting interviews for the City Archives and Museum Oral History Program.
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Item No.
MSS171-025_ Track_1
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track one of recording of interview with Ron Smitherman

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1926]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.8 x 10 cm on page 17.5 x 26.5 cm
Item No.
020-080
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a drag line rig working at Kanaka Creek. A man is visible standing on the machine, but he is unidentified. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of the Trans-Provincial Highway during …
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1926]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Peers Photograph Album
Description Level
Item
Item No.
020-080
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.8 x 10 cm on page 17.5 x 26.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a drag line rig working at Kanaka Creek. A man is visible standing on the machine, but he is unidentified. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of the Trans-Provincial Highway during the later 1920s.
Photographer
Peers, Arthur
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Kanaka Creek
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Kelly Douglas building

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35029
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 18, 1986
Collection/Fonds
Evelyn Salisbury collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.8 x 12.6 cm
Item No.
178-003
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the site of Kelly Douglas and Co. at 4700 Kingsway after the building was demolished. An excavator is working on the site. Cars are parked outside a fence, and a van lettered, "ATCO," is inside the fence.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 18, 1986
Collection/Fonds
Evelyn Salisbury collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
178-003
Accession Number
BHS986-26
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.8 x 12.6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the site of Kelly Douglas and Co. at 4700 Kingsway after the building was demolished. An excavator is working on the site. Cars are parked outside a fence, and a van lettered, "ATCO," is inside the fence.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Names
Kelly Douglas and Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4700 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 22, 1998
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 23 cm
Item No.
535-1267
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction cranes at the site of the Crystal Mall project.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 22, 1998
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-1267
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 23 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction cranes at the site of the Crystal Mall project.
Photographer
Morstad, John
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black and blue ink on recto of photograph reads: "Morstad 1561 / 74% Bby ?"
Trim marks and/or reproduction instructions on recto (scan is cropped)
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1960-1988]
Collection/Fonds
Hill family and Vidal family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9 x 6.5 cm
Item No.
550-176
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph is a portrait of a man identified as Minard Hill, holding a hammer.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1960-1988]
Collection/Fonds
Hill family and Vidal family fonds
Series
Hill family and Vidal family photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
550-176
Accession Number
2013-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9 x 6.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph is a portrait of a man identified as Minard Hill, holding a hammer.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Names
Hill, Minard Gerald "Gerry"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in pencil on verso reads: "Donated by Mrs Piers"
Accompanying newspaper clipping attached to album page is titled "Surveyors' Examinations"
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Construction work zone

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto59179
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
ca.1982
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 24 cm
Item No.
480-1502
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a construction site, including the frame of a building and a crane.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
ca.1982
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1502
Accession Number
2009-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 24 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a construction site, including the frame of a building and a crane.
Photographer
King, Basil
Subjects
Construction
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's stamp on verso
Note on verso reads: "Page 4 / Burnaby Today / PMT 100%"
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1982 - Moving the Roberts House

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91881
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 1982
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Item No.
620-062
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the land being cleared at 5496 Dominion Street in order to create a path to move the Roberts' house onto the property. The old garage was demolished, the area dug out and made level for the foundation. The house at 5493 Dominion Street is visible in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 1982
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-062
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the land being cleared at 5496 Dominion Street in order to create a path to move the Roberts' house onto the property. The old garage was demolished, the area dug out and made level for the foundation. The house at 5493 Dominion Street is visible in the background.
Subjects
Construction
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "p.4"
Note in black ink on verso of photograph reads: ""Moving the House" / The Garage is gone! / Sept. 1982"
5493 Dominion Street was previously numbered 3107 Dominion Street and was later subdivided into two lots: 5491 and 5495 Dominion Street.
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5496 Dominion Street
Burnaby - 5493 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
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1982 - Moving the Roberts House

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91882
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 1982
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Item No.
620-063
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an excavator making a pathway to move the Roberts' house from 5538 Dominion Street to 5496 Dominion Street. A second excavator works in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 1982
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-063
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an excavator making a pathway to move the Roberts' house from 5538 Dominion Street to 5496 Dominion Street. A second excavator works in the background.
Subjects
Construction
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P5"
Note in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "3"
Note in pencil on verso of photograph reads: "4"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5496 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
Less detail

1982 - Moving the Roberts House

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91883
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1982
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Item No.
620-064
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Roberts' house jacked up and supported by iron beams underneath. Three labourers work beneath the lifted house. In order to raise the house, some of the foundation was knocked down. A rear end of a flat bed truck is parked on the grass to the right.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1982
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-064
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Roberts' house jacked up and supported by iron beams underneath. Three labourers work beneath the lifted house. In order to raise the house, some of the foundation was knocked down. A rear end of a flat bed truck is parked on the grass to the right.
Subjects
Construction
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P.6"
Note in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "11"
Note in pencil on verso of photograph reads: "5"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5496 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied 1977
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 four men in work clothes posed in front of a house under construction. The two people in the middle are holding plastering spatulas, and the two men on the outside are holding a hoe and a mattock. Annotations on the back of the photograph read: "Plasterers at house Bruce Patterson bu…
  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 four men in work clothes posed in front of a house under construction. The two people in the middle are holding plastering spatulas, and the two men on the outside are holding a hoe and a mattock. Annotations on the back of the photograph read: "Plasterers at house Bruce Patterson built at Edmonds. No date." and "c. 1930s" An annotation and earlier catalogue record notes that the caption on the back of the original photo read: "Bruce the first house he ever built." "Bruce" has been identified as Charles Bruce Patterson (standing to the left of the frame) by his grandson, Raymond Reitsma.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Labourers
Names
Patterson, Bruce
Patterson Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
HV977.99.12
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied 1977
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
23-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
unknown
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Steam powered pile driver

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto3477
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1919]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 13.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine). Photograph of a steam powered pile driver taking piles and laying them up on the tower. The pile driver then hammers the piles one by one into the riverbed. A mooring dolphin is visible in the foreground.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 13.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine).
Photograph of a steam powered pile driver taking piles and laying them up on the tower. The pile driver then hammers the piles one by one into the riverbed. A mooring dolphin is visible in the foreground.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Geographic Features - Rivers
Accession Code
HV975.33.3b
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[1919]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
2/2/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1919]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine). Photograph of structure believed to be built by Tom Irvine in the interior plateau of British Columbia. The structure is in the middle of construction as the pile driver is visible in the foreground pounding in its verticals.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine).
Photograph of structure believed to be built by Tom Irvine in the interior plateau of British Columbia. The structure is in the middle of construction as the pile driver is visible in the foreground pounding in its verticals.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Structures - Flumes
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Kamloops
Accession Code
HV975.33.3be
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[1919]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
2/2/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1919]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine). Photograph of unidentified parkland with two steam-powered pile drivers visible in the distance.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine).
Photograph of unidentified parkland with two steam-powered pile drivers visible in the distance.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Geographic Features - Parks
Accession Code
HV975.33.3k
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[1919]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
2/2/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1919]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 13.5 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine). Photograph of a pile driver building a structure in the middle of a recently logged area at an unidentified location.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 13.5 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine).
Photograph of a pile driver building a structure in the middle of a recently logged area at an unidentified location.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Industries - Forestry
Accession Code
HV975.33.3m
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[1919]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
2/2/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Steam powered pile driver

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto3511
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1919]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 13.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine). Photograph of a steam powered pile driver taking piles and laying them up on the tower. The pile driver then hammers the piles one by one into the riverbed.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 13.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine).
Photograph of a steam powered pile driver taking piles and laying them up on the tower. The pile driver then hammers the piles one by one into the riverbed.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Geographic Features - Rivers
Accession Code
HV975.33.3z
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[1919]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
2/2/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1919]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 13.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine). Photograph of two labourers, each with a adze in their hands, taking a break from squaring up beams. The location has not been identified.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 13.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine).
Photograph of two labourers, each with a adze in their hands, taking a break from squaring up beams. The location has not been identified.
Subjects
Occupations - Labourers
Construction Tools and Equipment
Accession Code
HV975.33.3af
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[1919]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
2/2/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1919]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine). Photograph of a pile being lifted into a steam-powered pile driver tower near an industrial building at an unidentified location. Two labourers are visible working with the donkey engine and pile driver.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 13 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Image from personal photograph album of Tom Irvine (Tommy Irvine).
Photograph of a pile being lifted into a steam-powered pile driver tower near an industrial building at an unidentified location. Two labourers are visible working with the donkey engine and pile driver.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Buildings - Industrial
Accession Code
HV975.33.3am
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[1919]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
2/2/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

J. Engelland Fuels truck

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35759
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1950 (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.
204-617
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a J. Engelland Fuels truck loading gravel at Stride pit. John Engelland began hauling gravel when the fuel business declined as people began using oil and electricity over wood, coal and sawdust.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1950 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-617
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a J. Engelland Fuels truck loading gravel at Stride pit. John Engelland began hauling gravel when the fuel business declined as people began using oil and electricity over wood, coal and sawdust.
Subjects
Transportation - Trucks
Construction Tools and Equipment
Names
J. Engelland Fuels
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Planning Study Area
Stride Hill Area
Images
Less detail

Construction of the Westminster Rollerway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37111
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1949
Collection/Fonds
Joe Russel Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm print + 6 p.
Item No.
320-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the construction of the Westminster Rollerway at 660 Edmonds Street (renumbered 7850 Edmonds Street). A "Commercial Truck Co. Ltd." construction crane is in the foreground.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1949
Collection/Fonds
Joe Russel Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
320-001
Accession Number
BHS995-14
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm print + 6 p.
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 Westminster Rollerway at 660 Edmonds Street (renumbered 7850 Edmonds Street). A "Commercial Truck Co. Ltd." construction crane is in the foreground.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Labourers
Names
Westminster Rollerway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Images
Less detail

6742 Walker Avenue demolition

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37847
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 5, 1987 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.4 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.7 cm
Item No.
370-435
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a truck and back hoe at 6742 Walker Avenue at 7:30am on June 5, 1987. The house in in the process of being demolished.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 5, 1987 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-435
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.4 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a truck and back hoe at 6742 Walker Avenue at 7:30am on June 5, 1987. The house in in the process of being demolished.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Copied from col. photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Walker Avenue
Burnaby - 6742 Walker Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
Images
Less detail

6742 Walker Avenue demolition

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37848
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 5, 1987 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.4 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.7 cm
Item No.
370-436
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a truck and back hoe at 6742 Walker Avenue on June 5, 1987. The house in in the process of being demolished and a man is looking on.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 5, 1987 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-436
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.4 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a truck and back hoe at 6742 Walker Avenue on June 5, 1987. The house in in the process of being demolished and a man is looking on.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Copied from col. photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Walker Avenue
Burnaby - 6742 Walker Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
Images
Less detail

Men working at Deer Lake Drive

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37989
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1946] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.2 x 4.7 cm print on contact sheet 20.7 x 26.2 cm
Item No.
370-576
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of men digging at a property on Deer Lake Drive. Left to right: William A. "Dinty" Moore, Dave Ogilbie, Peter Sievenpiper, Chand Pauling, Doug Mackie, Bill Salter, Dr. Stanley Sievenpiper, Glen Rockwall, and Bill Sievenpiper.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1946] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-576
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.2 x 4.7 cm print on contact sheet 20.7 x 26.2 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of men digging at a property on Deer Lake Drive. Left to right: William A. "Dinty" Moore, Dave Ogilbie, Peter Sievenpiper, Chand Pauling, Doug Mackie, Bill Salter, Dr. Stanley Sievenpiper, Glen Rockwall, and Bill Sievenpiper.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Labourers
Names
Mackie, Doug
Moore, William A. "Dinty"
Ogilbie, Dave
Pauling, Chand
Rockwall, Glen
Salter, Bill
Sievenpiper, Bill
Sievenpiper, Peter
Sievenpiper, Stanley
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Deer Lake Drive
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1915] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.9 x 5.2 cm print on contact sheet 20.7 x 26.7 cm
Item No.
370-689
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of grading being done during construction at Oakalla Prison Farm.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1915] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-689
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.9 x 5.2 cm print on contact sheet 20.7 x 26.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of grading being done during construction at Oakalla Prison Farm.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Labourers
Names
Oakalla Prison Farm
Notes
Title based on caption of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Caption at top of photograph reads, "Grading at Oakalla"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Oakmount Crescent
Burnaby - 5220 Oakmount Crescent
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Oakalla Area
Images
Less detail

Gilmore School addition

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38678
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1928
Collection/Fonds
North Burnaby Board of Trade fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 20.7 cm
Item No.
476-021
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Gilmore School addition being built. Piles of lumber can be seen on the ground in front of the building and an unidentified man is standing by the lower window in the centre of the photograph.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1928
Collection/Fonds
North Burnaby Board of Trade fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
476-021
Accession Number
BHS2005-8
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 20.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Gilmore School addition being built. Piles of lumber can be seen on the ground in front of the building and an unidentified man is standing by the lower window in the centre of the photograph.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Buildings - Schools
Names
Gilmore Avenue School
Notes
Title based on content of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 50 Gilmore Avenue
Burnaby - Gilmore Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
Images
Less detail

Health Minister Dennis Cocke

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto45340
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
May 6, 1975
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24 x 10 cm
Item No.
480-235
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Health Minister Dennis Cocke wearing a suit and waving his hard hat at the camera while he sits in the bulldozer that "broke the ground" at the Burnaby General Hospital construction site. Cocke was a provincial minister of health in Dave Barrett's New Democratic Party government, whic…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
May 6, 1975
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-235
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24 x 10 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Health Minister Dennis Cocke wearing a suit and waving his hard hat at the camera while he sits in the bulldozer that "broke the ground" at the Burnaby General Hospital construction site. Cocke was a provincial minister of health in Dave Barrett's New Democratic Party government, which ran the province from 1972 to 1975, and was the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) representing New Westminster from 1969 to 1986.
Photographer
King, Basil
Subjects
Officials - Elected Officials
Construction Tools and Equipment
Names
Burnaby General Hospital
New Democratic Party
Cocke, Dennis
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3935 Kincaid Street
Burnaby - Kincaid Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Broadview (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cascade-Schou Area
Images
Less detail

Construction of the St. Michael's Centre

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto45354
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
January 1980
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.5 x 24 cm
Item No.
480-249
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Reverend George Morrison of the United Church, Reverend Donald Grayson of the Anglican Church, and Father Dennis Luterback of the Catholic Church with hard hats on and shovels in their hands. They were participating in the sod turning ceremony for the then new combined care facility f…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
January 1980
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-249
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.5 x 24 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Reverend George Morrison of the United Church, Reverend Donald Grayson of the Anglican Church, and Father Dennis Luterback of the Catholic Church with hard hats on and shovels in their hands. They were participating in the sod turning ceremony for the then new combined care facility for seniors being built by St. Michael's Centre Society in South Burnaby.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Clergy
Names
St. Michael's Centre Extended Care and Hospice Facility
Morrison, Reverend George
Grayson, Reverend Donald
Luterback, Father Dennis
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping attached to verso of photograph reads: "DIGGING IN ... Sod turning ceremony for new 80-bed combined care facility for seniors being built by St. Michael's Centre Society was held recently. Participating in ceremony were, from left to right, Rev. George Morrison of United Church, Rev. Donald Grayson of Anglican Church, and Father Dennis Luterback of Catholic Church."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 7451 Sussex Avenue
Burnaby - Sussex Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Alta-Vista (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Sussex-Nelson Area
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Construction of MacInnis Place

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto45401
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1975
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 14.5 cm
Item No.
480-296
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of caterpiliar operator Casey Logan moving a large pile of earth to build a sound barrier for the British Columbia government housing project at MacInnis Place.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1975
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-296
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 14.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of caterpiliar operator Casey Logan moving a large pile of earth to build a sound barrier for the British Columbia government housing project at MacInnis Place.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Labourers
Names
MacInnis Place
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping attached to verso of photograph reads: "BIG BARRIER Mountain of earth is moved by 'cat' operator Casey Logan to build a sound barrier for the new B.C. government housing project at MacInnis Place in Burnaby."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Keswick Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burquitlam (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cameron Area
Images
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New building under construction

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto45519
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1964 or 1965]
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 23.5 x 36.5 cm
Item No.
480-414
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a new building at Simon Fraser University under construction.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1964 or 1965]
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-414
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 23.5 x 36.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a new building at Simon Fraser University under construction.
Photographer
Donnelly, David
Subjects
Construction
Occupations - Labourers
Construction Tools and Equipment
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Lillian Mann's former property

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto46243
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 30, 1983
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 24.5 cm
Item No.
480-1131
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of private demolition crew leveling Lillian Mann's home with a bulldozer as a teenager looks on.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 30, 1983
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1131
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 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 private demolition crew leveling Lillian Mann's home with a bulldozer as a teenager looks on.
Photographer
King, Basil
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Labourers
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on recto of photograph reads: "The END of LILLIAN MANN"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Cameron Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burquitlam (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Lyndhurst Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
ca.1983
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 25.5 cm
Item No.
480-1472
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction workers erecting steel frames next to railway tracks. Cranes and other construction vehicles are in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
ca.1983
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1472
Accession Number
2009-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 25.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction workers erecting steel frames next to railway tracks. Cranes and other construction vehicles are in the background.
Photographer
Hodge, Craig
Subjects
Occupations - Labourers
Construction
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's stamp on verso
Note on verso reads: "PMT 100% / Page 4 / Burnaby / Today"
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 18, 1947
Collection/Fonds
Alfred Bingham fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.8 x 11.4 cm
Item No.
010-057
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of bulldozer operator, Mr. Chapman seated in a bulldozer at the Willingdon Heights subdivision site.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 18, 1947
Collection/Fonds
Alfred Bingham fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
010-057
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.8 x 11.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of bulldozer operator, Mr. Chapman seated in a bulldozer at the Willingdon Heights subdivision site.
Photographer
Bingham, Alfred
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Labourers
Names
Chapman, Mr.
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
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Kitchener Street and Charles Street

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34146
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 20, 1947
Collection/Fonds
Alfred Bingham fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.8 x 11.4 cm
Item No.
010-062
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the 4200 blocks of Kitchener Street and Charles Street with a bulldozer on cleared land. This is part of the Willingdon Heights subdivision site.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 20, 1947
Collection/Fonds
Alfred Bingham fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
010-062
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.8 x 11.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the 4200 blocks of Kitchener Street and Charles Street with a bulldozer on cleared land. This is part of the Willingdon Heights subdivision site.
Photographer
Bingham, Alfred
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Geographic Features - Roads
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kitchener Street
Burnaby - 4200 Block Kitchener Street
Burnaby - Charles Street
Burnaby - 4200 Block Charles Street
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 23, 1947
Collection/Fonds
Alfred Bingham fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.8 x 11.2 cm
Item No.
010-069
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified man standing beside a small John Deere bulldozer described as the "supply machine" at the Willingdon Heights subdivision site. Piles of lumber can be seen in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 23, 1947
Collection/Fonds
Alfred Bingham fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
010-069
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.8 x 11.2 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified man standing beside a small John Deere bulldozer described as the "supply machine" at the Willingdon Heights subdivision site. Piles of lumber can be seen in the background.
Photographer
Bingham, Alfred
Subjects
Occupations - Labourers
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 25, 1947
Collection/Fonds
Alfred Bingham fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.8 x 11.4 cm
Item No.
010-076
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of clearing equipment, a Willys CJ2A Jeep with a man inside at the Willingdon Heights subdivision site.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 25, 1947
Collection/Fonds
Alfred Bingham fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
010-076
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.8 x 11.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of clearing equipment, a Willys CJ2A Jeep with a man inside at the Willingdon Heights subdivision site.
Photographer
Bingham, Alfred
Subjects
Land Clearing
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
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Nicomen Dyke Construction

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34339
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1927
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.3 x 11.6 cm on page 17.4 x 23.9 cm
Item No.
020-046
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of equipment being used to construct dykes on Nicomen Island.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1927
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Peers Photograph Album
Description Level
Item
Item No.
020-046
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.3 x 11.6 cm on page 17.4 x 23.9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of equipment being used to construct dykes on Nicomen Island.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Geographic Features - Dykes
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Nicomen Island
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1927
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.7 x 12.9 cm on page 17.4 x 23.9 cm
Item No.
020-047
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of equipment being used to construct dykes on Nicomen Island.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1927
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Peers Photograph Album
Description Level
Item
Item No.
020-047
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.7 x 12.9 cm on page 17.4 x 23.9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of equipment being used to construct dykes on Nicomen Island.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Geographic Features - Dykes
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Nicomen Island
Images
Less detail

West Fill, Kanaka Creek

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34374
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1926]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.4 x 11.2 cm on page 17.5 x 26.5 cm
Item No.
020-081
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a drag line rig working near a bridge at a location identified as Kanaka Creek. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of the Trans-Provincial Highway during the later 1920s.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1926]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Peers Photograph Album
Description Level
Item
Item No.
020-081
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.4 x 11.2 cm on page 17.5 x 26.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a drag line rig working near a bridge at a location identified as Kanaka Creek. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of the Trans-Provincial Highway during the later 1920s.
Photographer
Peers, Arthur
Subjects
Structures - Bridges
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Kanaka Creek
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1926
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.5 x 11.4 cm on page 17.5 x 26.5 cm
Item No.
020-083
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of two bridges, identified as the old and the new, over Kanaka Creek. A a drag line rig can be seen at the far end of the bridge in the foreground. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1926
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Peers Photograph Album
Description Level
Item
Item No.
020-083
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.5 x 11.4 cm on page 17.5 x 26.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of two bridges, identified as the old and the new, over Kanaka Creek. A a drag line rig can be seen at the far end of the bridge in the foreground. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of the Trans-Provincial Highway during the later 1920s.
Photographer
Peers, Arthur
Subjects
Structures - Bridges
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Kanaka Creek
Images
Less detail

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