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Last trip of the Burnaby Lake Interurban line

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 1953
Collection/Fonds
Geoff Meugans collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm print
Item No.
208-012
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the last trip for Tram no.1231 (and two others) on the Burnaby Lake Interurban line, as they arrive at Douglas Road station.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 1953
Collection/Fonds
Geoff Meugans collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
208-012
Accession Number
BHS988-8
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the last trip for Tram no.1231 (and two others) on the Burnaby Lake Interurban line, as they arrive at Douglas Road station.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
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
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
August 2, 1910
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.6 x 22.9 cm, mounted on cardboard on 17.9 x 31.8
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway observation car no. 124, full of people who are seated or standing. A conductor is at the front of the car, and there are stations and/or houses behind the observation car. Inscribed on the negative and printed on the photograph, front lower right: …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.6 x 22.9 cm, mounted on cardboard on 17.9 x 31.8
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway observation car no. 124, full of people who are seated or standing. A conductor is at the front of the car, and there are stations and/or houses behind the observation car. Inscribed on the negative and printed on the photograph, front lower right: "St. Andrew's Y.P.S.C.E. Aug. 2. '10." YPSCE might stand for Young People's Society of Christian Endeavour.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Accession Code
HV973.26.143
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
August 2, 1910
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For another photograph of BCER car # 124, but from a different year, see photograph hv972.142.1
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on caption of photograph
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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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Douglas Road Interurban station

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1920 or 1921]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 7.1 x 11.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Pearl Cowan and her son, Walter sitting on a bench at Douglas Road Interurban Station. The back of the bench appears to be used as an advertisement space and the waiting area is made of wood plank board, with tall weeds and grass growing around the station.
Administrative History
Margaret Pearl Naismith (1887-1970) married Alexander "Allie" MacPherson Cowan (1881-1963) in 1910 in Kamloops BC. Alexander was the son of Walter Scott Cowan (1843-1930) and Annie McPherson (1859-1935), who lived in Burnaby on Douglas Road. Pearl and Allie had three children from their family home…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 7.1 x 11.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Pearl Cowan and her son, Walter sitting on a bench at Douglas Road Interurban Station. The back of the bench appears to be used as an advertisement space and the waiting area is made of wood plank board, with tall weeds and grass growing around the station.
Administrative History
Margaret Pearl Naismith (1887-1970) married Alexander "Allie" MacPherson Cowan (1881-1963) in 1910 in Kamloops BC. Alexander was the son of Walter Scott Cowan (1843-1930) and Annie McPherson (1859-1935), who lived in Burnaby on Douglas Road. Pearl and Allie had three children from their family home at Spruce and Fitzgerald where they lived from 1918 to 1922: Amy, Clara, Thomas Walter Cowan (1918-?) who is seated on his mother's lap in this photo.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
Cowan, Pearl
Cowan, Walter
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line - Douglas Road station
Accession Code
BV985.31.5
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1920 or 1921]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Scan Resolution
800
Scan Date
30-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in pencil on verso of photograph reads: "Douglas Road Station c. 1920/21 / Shown are Pearl Cowan and son Walter Cowan. They lived [at] Spruce & Fitzgerald c. 1918-1922."
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