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Chapter XI: Commerce Along Kingsway p. 72

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Bygones of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1977
north- east corner of Royal Oak and Kingsway stood the Royal Oak Hotel, built about 1892 to accommodate travellers going between New Westminster and Vancouver. The Hotel was bought by Mr. Andy Johnson in 1910. The following year the same Mr. Johnson built a magnificent home on the south-west comer
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Chapter XI: Commerce Along Kingsway p. 73

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Bygones of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1977
old Harold Carr went along as ‘swamper’, a job which gained him the envy of his peers and a few pennies for his pocket. It was also possible to earn a dime, recalls Mr. Carr, by going over to the Royal Oak Hotel to remove the protective straw off the 35-foot square, open-air dance floor, adjacent
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