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Pat Byrne's Threshing Machine

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1892] (date of original) copied 1980
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.2 x 14.2 cm
Item No.
459-002
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of five men standing on a flat-bottom vessel on the Fraser River. A label accompanying the photograph reads: "1st threshing outfit in Burnaby, about 1892. Owned by Pat Byrne, brother of Peter. Sold to Peter when Pat returned to Ireland to live. On Fraser River. L. to R.: Pat Byrne, C…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1892] (date of original) copied 1980
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
459-002
Accession Number
BHS2003-19
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.2 x 14.2 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of five men standing on a flat-bottom vessel on the Fraser River. A label accompanying the photograph reads: "1st threshing outfit in Burnaby, about 1892. Owned by Pat Byrne, brother of Peter. Sold to Peter when Pat returned to Ireland to live. On Fraser River. L. to R.: Pat Byrne, Capt. Stewart of "Alice", Peter Byrne and another (unknown)." Peter Byrne was a member of Burnaby's municipal council from 1894-1895, 1898-1906 and served as Reeve from 1906-1910. The threshing machine (visible behind the side paddle of the scow) was loaded onto this scow for transport from New Westminster to the Byrne farm in Burnaby.
Subjects
Agricultural Tools and Equipment
Transportation - Boats
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Geographic Features - Rivers
Names
Byrne, Pat
Byrne, Peter
Stewart, Capt.
Notes
Title based on caption
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Fraser River
Images
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