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Last trip of the Burnaby Lake Interurban line

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 1953 (date of original), copied [2000]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm print
Item No.
431-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Marnie Currie and Grant Washington standing in front of the Burnaby Lake Interurban car dressed in period costume. The photograph was taken at Douglas Road station just prior to the tram's last run through Burnaby. A sign attached to the car reads: "Last trip, good-bye trams, Pupils o…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 1953 (date of original), copied [2000]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
431-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Marnie Currie and Grant Washington standing in front of the Burnaby Lake Interurban car dressed in period costume. The photograph was taken at Douglas Road station just prior to the tram's last run through Burnaby. A sign attached to the car reads: "Last trip, good-bye trams, Pupils of Douglas School, Burnaby."
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Clothing - Costumes
Symbols - Flags
Names
Washington, Grant
Currie, Marnie
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line - Douglas Road station
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.116
Description
B.C.E.R. white signal flag on wooden pole. The flag is discoloured and torn. The pole is tapered at the bottom end. The flag is attached to the pole via a vertical slit in the pole. Four screws pass through the pole, flag and slit. Pole: Length: 63 cm Diameter: 2.5 cm Flag: Length: 43.5 cm Wi…
Object History
Flags or signal lamps on the front of the tram communicated information about the train to passengers and workers. Two white flags (or white lights at night) on the front indicated that the tram was a “special” (not a regularly scheduled train).
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.116
Description
B.C.E.R. white signal flag on wooden pole. The flag is discoloured and torn. The pole is tapered at the bottom end. The flag is attached to the pole via a vertical slit in the pole. Four screws pass through the pole, flag and slit. Pole: Length: 63 cm Diameter: 2.5 cm Flag: Length: 43.5 cm Width: 33 cm
Object History
Flags or signal lamps on the front of the tram communicated information about the train to passengers and workers. Two white flags (or white lights at night) on the front indicated that the tram was a “special” (not a regularly scheduled train).
Marks/Labels
"1207" Collectors previous number "BCER 1207-B39".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Symbols
Symbols - Flags
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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