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Truck full of cordwood

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.5 x 7.5 cm
Item No.
229-003
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Emerson Doran (left) and Murdoch McMurray leaning against an Edmonds Wood Yard truck full of cordwood, about to be hauled from the Capitol Hill School grounds to the Edmonds Street School for use in heating the school. Edmonds Wood Yard was opened in 1910 by Bill McDonald at 1500 Edmo…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library collection
Series
Burnaby Public Library photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
229-003
Accession Number
BHS989-22
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.5 x 7.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Emerson Doran (left) and Murdoch McMurray leaning against an Edmonds Wood Yard truck full of cordwood, about to be hauled from the Capitol Hill School grounds to the Edmonds Street School for use in heating the school. Edmonds Wood Yard was opened in 1910 by Bill McDonald at 1500 Edmonds Street (later renumbered as the 7200 block) and Kingsway. In 1916 Murdoch McMurray partnered with Emerson Doran, nephew of the owner of Doran's Mill (an early mill in Deer Lake), to buy the business from Mr. McDonald. They in turn sold out very shortly to Fred Robbins. In 1921 Murdoch McMurray and Emerson Doran, along with Jack McMurray, bought the wood yard back and ran it until 1947 when they sold it to Norman Ritchie.
Subjects
Transportation - Trucks
Names
McMurray, Murdoch
Doran, Emerson
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
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Emerson Doran and Murdoch McMurray

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1917
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 10.5 cm
Item No.
229-004
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Emerson Doran (left) and Murdoch McMurray standing next to each other in front of a large tree. They are both wearing three piece suits, and Murdoch has his hand resting on Emerson's shoulder. In 1916 Murdoch McMurray partnered with Emerson Doran, nephew of the owner of Doran's Mill (…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1917
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library collection
Series
Burnaby Public Library photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
229-004
Accession Number
BHS989-22
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 10.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Emerson Doran (left) and Murdoch McMurray standing next to each other in front of a large tree. They are both wearing three piece suits, and Murdoch has his hand resting on Emerson's shoulder. In 1916 Murdoch McMurray partnered with Emerson Doran, nephew of the owner of Doran's Mill (an early mill in Deer Lake), to buy Edmonds Wood Yard from Mr. McDonald.They were the President and the Manager of Edmonds Coal and Wood Yard when this photograph was taken.
Names
Doran, Emerson
McMurray, Murdoch
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
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Emerson Doran and Murdoch McMurray delivering cordwood

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1925] (date of original), copied 1976
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 two men in work clothes and hats leaning against a truck loaded with bundled fire wood. An accompanying note identifies the photograph as: Emerson Doran and Murdoch McMurray who owned Edmonds Wood and Coal Yard situated at Kingsway and Edmonds. They are standing beside their TRAFFIC …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.3 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of two men in work clothes and hats leaning against a truck loaded with bundled fire wood. An accompanying note identifies the photograph as: Emerson Doran and Murdoch McMurray who owned Edmonds Wood and Coal Yard situated at Kingsway and Edmonds. They are standing beside their TRAFFIC truck which is loaded with cordwood about to be hauled from the Capitol Hill School grounds to the Edmonds Street School for use in heating the school. Edmonds Wood Yard had a contract with the Burnaby schools at this time to supply cordwood.
Subjects
Transportation - Trucks
Industries - Trucking
Occupations - Truck Drivers
Names
Doran, Emerson
Edmonds Coal and Wood
McMurray, Murdoch
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Holdom Avenue
Burnaby - 350 Holdom Avenue
Accession Code
HV976.41.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1925] (date of original), copied 1976
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
17-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Edmonds Coal and Wood truck

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35828
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[192-] (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.
204-687
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of (left to right) Jack McMurray (older brother and partner in Edmonds Coal and Wood), Murdoch McMurray with baby son, Bob, and Emerson Doran (business partner). The truck is decorated, possibly for a May Day parade.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[192-] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-687
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
AV 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 (left to right) Jack McMurray (older brother and partner in Edmonds Coal and Wood), Murdoch McMurray with baby son, Bob, and Emerson Doran (business partner). The truck is decorated, possibly for a May Day parade.
Subjects
Transportation - Trucks
Industries - Trucking
Occupations - Truck Drivers
Names
Doran, Emerson
Edmonds Coal and Wood
McMurray, Bob
McMurray, Jack
McMurray, Murdoch
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail
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