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BC Electric workshop

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[190-] (date of original), copied 1977
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.2 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of nine men mostly dressed in suits with ties surrounded by tools and equipment. Three older men are seated in the front and the rest are standing behind them. An accompanying note in the accession file identifies the photograph as a BC Electric workshop, with Claude Hill (son of Bernard…
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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 25.2 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of nine men mostly dressed in suits with ties surrounded by tools and equipment. Three older men are seated in the front and the rest are standing behind them. An accompanying note in the accession file identifies the photograph as a BC Electric workshop, with Claude Hill (son of Bernard Hill) at top right, and Jack Lister seated in the centre.
Subjects
Energy Production Tools and Equipment
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Hill, A Claude
Lister, Jack
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Accession Code
HV977.123.19
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[190-] (date of original), copied 1977
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
23-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
unknown
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Horne-Payne Substation

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34684
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1958]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
093-001
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Horne-Payne substation of the BC Electric Company at night.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1958]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
093-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Horne-Payne substation of the BC Electric Company at night.
Photographer
Lindsay, Jack
Subjects
Energy Production Tools and Equipment
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Stamp on back of photograph reads, "Jack Lindsay Ltd / Photographers / Vancouver, Canada / Reorder No. D12034"
Stamp on back of photograph reads, "File / Public Information Dept / B.C. Electric"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3700 2nd Avenue
Burnaby - 2nd Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Broadview (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
West Central Valley Area
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Delta Metal Co. Ltd. employees

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1903 (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.
204-607
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Delta Metal Co. Ltd. employees. Identified: (far right, elbow on lathe) G.C. Baker.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1903 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-607
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
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Delta Metal Co. Ltd. employees. Identified: (far right, elbow on lathe) G.C. Baker.
Subjects
Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Labourers
Names
Baker, George Charles
Delta Metal Company Limited
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
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British Columbia Electric Railway Company line car

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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
AV 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
AV 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

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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
AV 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
AV 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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Electric power transmission tower construction

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[194-?] (date of original), copied 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the construction of electric power transmission towers. There are two trucks and a few unidentified men working on the construction, and a tent is put up in front of trees to the right side of the photograph. Also to the right is a BC Electric Railyway company car, with a sign above t…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the construction of electric power transmission towers. There are two trucks and a few unidentified men working on the construction, and a tent is put up in front of trees to the right side of the photograph. Also to the right is a BC Electric Railyway company car, with a sign above the rear window that reads, "B.C. Electric Ry.Co." and "1252" on the door. A man in a suit is standing by driver's door. The people and location are unidentified.
Subjects
Energy Production Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Labourers
Construction
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Accession Code
HV976.251.23
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[194-?] (date of original), copied 1976
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
22-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV974.44.19
Description
Creamer. White, ceramic, creamer. Green transfer print on front face
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV974.44.19
Description
Creamer. White, ceramic, creamer. Green transfer print on front face
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
Marks/Labels
On front face is "COURTEOUS" "B.C. Electric" "SERVICE". On underside in green is "VITRIFIED" then a lion logo with "GLOBE POTTERY Co. Ltd. SHELTON" in a circle around logo. Under logo is "ENGLAND" "BUSCOMBE & COMPANY" "VANCOUVER, CANADA.".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Food Service Tools and Equipment
Food Service Tools and Equipment - Creamer
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.1
Description
Bowl. White, ceramic, green transfer print on the front of the bowl.
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.1
Description
Bowl. White, ceramic, green transfer print on the front of the bowl.
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
Marks/Labels
On front in green "COURTEOUS" "B.C. Electric" "SERVICE". On underside, "VITRIFIED", in a circle "GLOBE POTTERY CO. LTD. SHELTON" with a lion logo in the middle. Under logo is "ENGLAND" "BUSCOMBE & COMPANY" "VANCOUVER, CANADA."
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Food Service Tools and Equipment
Food Service Tools and Equipment - Bowls
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.2
Description
Plate. White, ceramic, side or salad plate. Green transfer print on rim
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.2
Description
Plate. White, ceramic, side or salad plate. Green transfer print on rim
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
Marks/Labels
On rim in green transfer print is "COURTEOUS" "B.C. Electric" "SERVICE". On underside in green, half of "VITRIFIED" "GLOBE POTTERY CO. LTD." "COBRIDGE" "ENGLAND", "2-30" stamped in.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Food Service Tools and Equipment
Food Service Tools and Equipment - Plates
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.3
Description
Plate. White, ceramic, bread and butter size plate. Green transfer print on rim.
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.3
Description
Plate. White, ceramic, bread and butter size plate. Green transfer print on rim.
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
Marks/Labels
On rim in green transfer print is "COURTEOUS" "B.C. Electric" "SERVICE". On underside in green, "VITRIFIED" "GLOBE POTTERY CO. LTD." "COBRIDGE" "ENGLAND". "6-27" is stamped in.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Food Service Tools and Equipment
Food Service Tools and Equipment - Plates
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.5
Description
Plate. White, ceramic, dinner size, plate. Green transfer print on rim.
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.24.5
Description
Plate. White, ceramic, dinner size, plate. Green transfer print on rim.
Object History
The major B.C.E.R. Main Terminal building at Carrall Street and West Hastings Street in Vancouver and the New Westminster Station at 8th and Columbia included diners where food was served on dishware stamped with the B.C. Electric Railway name.
Marks/Labels
On rim in green transfer print is "COURTEOUS" "B.C. Electric" "SERVICE". On underside in green, "VITRIFIED" "GLOBE POTTERY CO. LTD." "COBRIDGE" "ENGLAND". "6-29" is stamped in.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Food Service Tools and Equipment
Food Service Tools and Equipment - Plates
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.73.6
Description
Light bulb, "B.C.E.R. Co." stamped faintly near metal base.
Object History
Belonged to donor's mother and father.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.73.6
Description
Light bulb, "B.C.E.R. Co." stamped faintly near metal base.
Object History
Belonged to donor's mother and father.
Marks/Labels
"B.C.E.R. Co." stamped faintly near metal base. (British Columbia Electric Railway Company)
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Lighting Devices
Lighting Devices - Light Bulbs
Electrical and Magnetic Tools and Equipment
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Elders Digital Storytelling project

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
2016
Collection/Fonds
Elders Digital Storytelling project
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
17 mp4 videos (approx. 1 hr., 45 min. ) : digital, 25 fps, col., sd., stereo
Storage Location
Digital Only
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a series of seventeen different short films that were produced in 2016 by seventeen participants as part of the Elders Digital Storytelling project also known as "Sharing Our Stories". The films within the fonds are titled: "Vivian's Tapestry"; "Janet's Story"; "Lucky Number: A …
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
2016
Collection/Fonds
Elders Digital Storytelling project
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Code
BV016.37
Storage Location
Digital Only
Physical Description
17 mp4 videos (approx. 1 hr., 45 min. ) : digital, 25 fps, col., sd., stereo
Formats
mp4
Media Type
Moving Images
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a series of seventeen different short films that were produced in 2016 by seventeen participants as part of the Elders Digital Storytelling project also known as "Sharing Our Stories". The films within the fonds are titled: "Vivian's Tapestry"; "Janet's Story"; "Lucky Number: A Tribute to my Sisters"; "My Story"; "It Took a While to Get There"; "A Tribute to Grandma Lamb"; "My Father's Garden"; "Laying Down My Paddle"; "Farmer Boy"; “Hickory Dickory Dock-What is the time on the clock?”; "Dance Me Home"; "Community Hero: Recalling a Strathcona Story"; "Our Journey"; "The Store"; "Alfred's Fountain Pen"; "My Three Gifts" and "The Bet”.
History/Biography
The Elders Digital Storytelling project was called "Sharing Our Stories" and was a project completed by SFU Professor David Kaufman and Postdoctoral Scholar Ann Nguyen. The overall goal of the project was to use digital storytelling to encourage communication, socialization and development of English language, media and technology skills for seniors and immigrants. The project asked Burnaby seniors to write a short film about their lives and then to record using video software. Sharing Our Stories became part of a federally funded Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Grant in 2014 along with AGE-WELL NCE grants and was hosted by the City of Burnaby (BVM) and the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. BVM was given permission to have a copy of some of the films for their collection.
Notes
Title based on contents of fonds
Creator
Vivian Lee
Janet Duxbury
Jadzia Prenosil
Kehar Sing Aujla
Kathryn Small
Arlene Belcastro
Janice Bobic
Cindy Gierach
Lester E. Gierach
Yasmin B. Jamal
Barbara Karmazyn
Gee Chung Lam
Judy Schulz
Teresa Switzer
Alfred Woo
Muriel Ferrari
Teresa Florkow
Frances Wuzinski
John Wuzinski
Dakota Lamb
Subjects
Recreational Activities - Canoeing
Geographic Features - Mountains
Timekeeping Tools and Equipment
Recreational Activities - Dancing
Persons - Chinese Canadians
British Columbia - Vancouver
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Transportation - Boats
Names
Gierach, Cindy
Gierach, Lester
Jamal, Yasmin
Karmazyn, Barbara
Lam, Gee Chung
Schulz, Judy
Switzer, Teresa
Woo, Alfred
Ferrari, Muriel
Florkow, Teresa
Bobic, Janice
Wuzinski, Frances
Wuzinski, John
Belcastro, Arlene
Lamb, Dakota
Lee, Vivian
Prenosil, Jadzia
Duxbury, Janet
Aujla, Kehar Singh
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