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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1959, published November 6, 1959
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 9.5 cm
Item No.
480-1018
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of N. A. "Nap" Peletier, a former Great Northern Railway worker associated with the legend of the sinking train of 1909 at his home in Washington. Historian W. W. "Bill" Hastings interviewed Nap Peletier and took this photograph.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1959, published November 6, 1959
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1018
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 9.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of N. A. "Nap" Peletier, a former Great Northern Railway worker associated with the legend of the sinking train of 1909 at his home in Washington. Historian W. W. "Bill" Hastings interviewed Nap Peletier and took this photograph.
Photographer
Hastings, W.W.
Subjects
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Names
Peletier, N A "Nap"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[after 1906]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Canadian Pacific Railway steam locomotive no. 6151, a 0-6-0 Switcher (built in 1905 and 1906) at Victoria. A railway labourer looks to be cleaning or painting the side of the locomotive.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Canadian Pacific Railway steam locomotive no. 6151, a 0-6-0 Switcher (built in 1905 and 1906) at Victoria. A railway labourer looks to be cleaning or painting the side of the locomotive.
Subjects
Transportation - Locomotives
Transportation - Rail
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Names
Canadian Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Accession Code
BV985.6114.50
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Date
[after 1906]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
27-May-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on note written on verso of photograph
Handwritten note in black ball-point pen on verso of photograph reads: "CP 6151 at/ Victoria"
Stamp on verso of photograph reads: "840"
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Steam engine on tracks

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37324
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied [1997]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm print
Item No.
350-018
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a steam engine at an unspecified location. A group of railroad labourers are working on the track.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied [1997]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
350-018
Accession Number
BHS997-9
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a steam engine at an unspecified location. A group of railroad labourers are working on the track.
Subjects
Transportation - Rail
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Transportation - Locomotives
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Great Northern Railroad

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto39518
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1903]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5 x 5 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-837
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of men working on the Great Northern Railroad line that ran through the Burnaby Lake area by 1904.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1903]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-837
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5 x 5 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of men working on the Great Northern Railroad line that ran through the Burnaby Lake area by 1904.
Subjects
Construction - Railroad Construction
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Names
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
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British Columbia Electric Railway Company line car

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35515
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (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.
204-373
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the L.6BCER, a British Columbia Electric Railway line car, used to repair overhead power lines along interurban tracks. Photographed near Jubilee Station, between Imperial and Nelson.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-373
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
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the L.6BCER, a British Columbia Electric Railway line car, used to repair overhead power lines along interurban tracks. Photographed near Jubilee Station, between Imperial and Nelson.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Maintenance Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Jubilee station
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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Tram 1223 being moved to Burnaby's Centennial Heritage Village

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36099
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 17, 1971
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.5 x 13.5 cm
Item No.
222-022
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram 1223 being moved from Edmonds Loop to Burnaby's Centennial Heritage Village, where it became a permanent archive. A man looks on as a railworker moves under the tram just as two large cranes lift it into the air.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 17, 1971
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
222-022
Accession Number
BHS989-19
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.5 x 13.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram 1223 being moved from Edmonds Loop to Burnaby's Centennial Heritage Village, where it became a permanent archive. A man looks on as a railworker moves under the tram just as two large cranes lift it into the air.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Tools and Equipment
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping glued to verso of photograph reads: "It took two cranes and about three hours to transport old B.C. Electric inter-urban tram car from it's former home at Edmonds Loop to it's new home at Burnaby's Centennial Heritage Village. Tram is to be a permanent archive at the village.
July 17, 1971 is stamped on verso of photograph, overtop of the newspaper article
Geographic Access
Burnaby
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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.
370-691
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a crew of men working on a rail car line at Oakalla Prison Farm.
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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.
370-691
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 a crew of men working on a rail car line at Oakalla Prison Farm.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Construction - Railroad Construction
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
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Great Northern Railway construction

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38849
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1904]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Item No.
477-168
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a work crew working on the Great Northern Railway line that ran along the north shore of Burnaby Lake. The line was built ca. 1904.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1904]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-168
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a work crew working on the Great Northern Railway line that ran along the north shore of Burnaby Lake. The line was built ca. 1904.
Subjects
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Construction - Railroad Construction
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-010
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of labourers at a British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing in a long single file row in front of three large tents at Hastings Street. This photograph was taken during construction of the Hastings Streetcar line extension.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-010
Accession Number
2008-18
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of labourers at a British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing in a long single file row in front of three large tents at Hastings Street. This photograph was taken during construction of the Hastings Streetcar line extension.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Construction - Railroad Construction
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Structures - Tents
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-011
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of labourers at the British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing and sitting in three rows in front of a large tent at Hastings Street. The man on the far right, sitting upright, is holding a cocker spaniel at his knee. This photograph was taken during construct…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-011
Accession Number
2008-18
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of labourers at the British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing and sitting in three rows in front of a large tent at Hastings Street. The man on the far right, sitting upright, is holding a cocker spaniel at his knee. This photograph was taken during construction of the Hastings Streetcar line extension.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Construction - Railroad Construction
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Structures - Tents
Animals - Dogs
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-012
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of labourers at the British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing and sitting in three rows in front of a large tent at Hastings Street. The man on the far right, sitting upright, is holding a cocker spaniel at his knee. This photograph was taken during construc…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-012
Accession Number
2008-18
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of labourers at the British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing and sitting in three rows in front of a large tent at Hastings Street. The man on the far right, sitting upright, is holding a cocker spaniel at his knee. This photograph was taken during construction of the Hastings Streetcar line extension.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Construction - Railroad Construction
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Structures - Tents
Animals - Dogs
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
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Construction of the Hastings Streetcar line extension

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto57733
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-031
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company labourers constructing the Hastings Streetcar line extension along Hastings Street at Holdom. The Dunsford House, home of the Holdom family is visible on the left along with a wooden plank roadway and sidewalk, with the Holdom family standing …
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-031
Accession Number
2008-18
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company labourers constructing the Hastings Streetcar line extension along Hastings Street at Holdom. The Dunsford House, home of the Holdom family is visible on the left along with a wooden plank roadway and sidewalk, with the Holdom family standing on their front porch. Walter Holdom built Tea Rooms (partially visible on the far left) on his property to entertain prospective real estate buyers. This photograph was taken looking east towards Burnaby Mountain.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Transportation - Rail
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Geographic Features - Roads
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5206 Hastings Street
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Burnaby - Howard Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
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