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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 15, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 4.7 x 4.6 cm
Item No.
066-001
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway with a broken fence in the foreground. No buses are visible.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 15, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
066-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 4.7 x 4.6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway with a broken fence in the foreground. No buses are visible.
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w photograph accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 15, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 4.4 x 4.5 cm
Item No.
066-002
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway. There is a bus stop sign for the 31 Douglas and 58 SFU with "For bus information phone 261-4211" written at the bottom. No buses are visible.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 15, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
066-002
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 4.4 x 4.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway. There is a bus stop sign for the 31 Douglas and 58 SFU with "For bus information phone 261-4211" written at the bottom. No buses are visible.
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w photograph accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 15, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 4.5 x 4.6 cm
Item No.
066-004
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway including two buses, a bus shelter, and a telephone booth. Stores and billboards, including one for "Mounties play-by-play" on CKWX, can be seen in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 15, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
066-004
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 4.5 x 4.6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway including two buses, a bus shelter, and a telephone booth. Stores and billboards, including one for "Mounties play-by-play" on CKWX, can be seen in the background.
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w photograph accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 15, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 4.6 x 4.6 cm
Item No.
066-005
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway, including a broken fence. Interurban tram no. 1223 is visible in the upper right of the photograph.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 15, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
066-005
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 4.6 x 4.6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway, including a broken fence. Interurban tram no. 1223 is visible in the upper right of the photograph.
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w photograph accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 15, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 4.4 x 4.6 cm
Item No.
066-006
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway, including a bus shelter and telephone booth with a broken fence in front. A Safeway sign can be seen in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 15, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
066-006
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 4.4 x 4.6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway, including a bus shelter and telephone booth with a broken fence in front. A Safeway sign can be seen in the background.
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w photograph accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 15, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 4.7 x 4.6 cm
Item No.
066-007
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Edmonds Bus Loop with brush and garbage at the side of the road. A bus shelter can be seen in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 15, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
066-007
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 4.7 x 4.6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Edmonds Bus Loop with brush and garbage at the side of the road. A bus shelter can be seen in the background.
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w photograph accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 7, 1998
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 21 cm
Item No.
535-1373
Scope and Content
Photograph of a SkyTrain car on the tracks.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 7, 1998
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-1373
Accession Number
2012-11
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 21 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a SkyTrain car on the tracks.
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black ink on recto of photograph reads: "Bby File 3983 B / 21 x 30 p 9 / NW 5"
Trim marks and/or reproduction instructions on recto (scan is cropped)
Accompanying caption reads: "Oct 7, 1998, 3983: / Crack dealers use SkyTrain as transportation between Metrotown and New Westminster."
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV020.25.1
Description
This is a hand-held metal punch with a spring between the handles. The name "H. Likeness" is engraved into both sides of the punch. It has an accompanying leather holster with a brass snap.
Object History
This transfer punch belonged to Harold Likeness. Harold's parents lived in Burnaby, and Harold also lived in Burnaby throughout his life. He drove a bus in Burnaby from about 1955 until 1988. Harold worked at Kensington Depot when it opened in Burnaby in the 1970s. He drove buses around Burnaby, a…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV020.25.1
Description
This is a hand-held metal punch with a spring between the handles. The name "H. Likeness" is engraved into both sides of the punch. It has an accompanying leather holster with a brass snap.
Object History
This transfer punch belonged to Harold Likeness. Harold's parents lived in Burnaby, and Harold also lived in Burnaby throughout his life. He drove a bus in Burnaby from about 1955 until 1988. Harold worked at Kensington Depot when it opened in Burnaby in the 1970s. He drove buses around Burnaby, and a regular route he has was up to SFU.He was later moved to the Kitchener bus depot and retired from that location. The punch was from his time as a bus driver.
Category
07. Distribution & Transportation Artifacts
Classification
Land Transportation T&E - - Motor Vehicles
Land Transportation T&E - - Land Transportation Accessories
Object Term
Punch
Marks/Labels
H.LIKENESS
Colour
silver; brown
Subjects
Transportation - Buses
Transportation - Public Transit
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Parkcrest-Aubrey Area
Record Type
Artifact
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Bus Service Organizing Committee

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto2975
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
August 1941
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w hand-tinted to col. ; 17.5 x 24.5 cm, mounted on card 28 x 35.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of John Matheson, Dave Fleming, Sid Playfoot, unidentified and Harold Keys in suits and hats, standing in front of a red bus with a sign over the windshield that reads, "LOCHDALE". These men made up the organizing committee for the first bus service that was to run beyond the route of th…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w hand-tinted to col. ; 17.5 x 24.5 cm, mounted on card 28 x 35.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of John Matheson, Dave Fleming, Sid Playfoot, unidentified and Harold Keys in suits and hats, standing in front of a red bus with a sign over the windshield that reads, "LOCHDALE". These men made up the organizing committee for the first bus service that was to run beyond the route of the Hastings East Street cars (the Lochdale bus was built by Ed Collins and owned and operated by Ed Neville).
Subjects
Transportation - Buses
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
Matheson, John
Fleming, Dave
Playfoot, Sid
Keys, Harold
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
BV988.8.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
August 1941
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/11/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in blue ink on recto of card mount reads: "John Matheson Dave Fleming Sid Playfoot HAROLD Keys/ ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR FIRST BUS SERVICE BEYOND/ HASTINGS EAST STREET CARS AUGUST 1941/ BUS - OWNER ED. NEVILLE/ BODY BUILT BY ED COLLINS VANCOUVER B.C."
Note in pencil on recto of card mount reads: "PINKERTON"
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.113
Description
Round wooden handrail painted brown with a brass mounting bracket on each end. The brackets have four screw holes for mounting. Each end of the handle is attached to the bracket via a copper pin which passes through the handle and bracket. Painted in white paint on the handle is "BCER 1222 B1"'
Object History
This handrail was used on the BC Electric Railway interurban 1222.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.113
Description
Round wooden handrail painted brown with a brass mounting bracket on each end. The brackets have four screw holes for mounting. Each end of the handle is attached to the bracket via a copper pin which passes through the handle and bracket. Painted in white paint on the handle is "BCER 1222 B1"'
Object History
This handrail was used on the BC Electric Railway interurban 1222.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.40
Description
A brass handle which has a vertical sleeve at the end with a tapered square hole in it. On the underside is cast in smaller type " C-7414" although the last "4" is suspect. Stamped in the same location is larger type "C 8173".
Object History
Used as a key for a street car controller handle. This key was used to activate the street car and moved up or down make it go backwards or forwards. The tram could not move without its key.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.40
Description
A brass handle which has a vertical sleeve at the end with a tapered square hole in it. On the underside is cast in smaller type " C-7414" although the last "4" is suspect. Stamped in the same location is larger type "C 8173".
Object History
Used as a key for a street car controller handle. This key was used to activate the street car and moved up or down make it go backwards or forwards. The tram could not move without its key.
Measurements
Length: 11.5 cm Width: 2.2 cm Height: 2.3 cm
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Lake Interurban line

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36810
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1926 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.0 x 12.7 cm print
Item No.
315-268
Scope and Content
Photograph of a tram on the Burnaby Lake Interurban line at the Cumberland Road station.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1926 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-268
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.0 x 12.7 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a tram on the Burnaby Lake Interurban line at the Cumberland Road station.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Cumberland Road
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line - Cumberland Road station
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.86
Description
Composed of solid cast brass painted cream, previously green with rear mounting brackets at each end with four holes. There are also curls at the front end for possibly a cord to pass through. Five longitudinal rods forming a basket shape are mounted between the two C shaped end supports which co…
Object History
From British Columbia Electric Railway Interurban #1208.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.86
Description
Composed of solid cast brass painted cream, previously green with rear mounting brackets at each end with four holes. There are also curls at the front end for possibly a cord to pass through. Five longitudinal rods forming a basket shape are mounted between the two C shaped end supports which contain the mounting brackets. One end cross member rod is missing. Length: 88 cm Width: 26.8 cm Depth: 14 cm
Object History
From British Columbia Electric Railway Interurban #1208.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.87
Description
Composed of solid cast brass painted cream, previously green, with rear mounting brackets at each end with four holes. There are also curls at the front end for possibly a cord to pass through. Five longitudinal rods forming a basket shape are mounted between the two C shaped end supports which c…
Object History
From British Columbia Electric Railway interurban #1208.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.87
Description
Composed of solid cast brass painted cream, previously green, with rear mounting brackets at each end with four holes. There are also curls at the front end for possibly a cord to pass through. Five longitudinal rods forming a basket shape are mounted between the two C shaped end supports which contain the mounting brackets. Length: 88 cm Width: 26.8 cm Depth: 14 cm
Object History
From British Columbia Electric Railway interurban #1208.
Marks/Labels
Blue tape "BCER 1208 - B66".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.88
Description
A brass rod baggage rack composed of 6 longitudinal rods and triangular shaped end supports. There are two brackets at the back of each end support with two screw holes in each. A hook extends down from each end bracket at the back. Four cross members spaced evenly along the rack provide support…
Object History
This baggage rack is from BC Electric Railway interurban 1232.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.88
Description
A brass rod baggage rack composed of 6 longitudinal rods and triangular shaped end supports. There are two brackets at the back of each end support with two screw holes in each. A hook extends down from each end bracket at the back. Four cross members spaced evenly along the rack provide support for the 6 rods which pass through them. A piece of blue tape on an end bracket has stamped "BCER 1232-B65".
Object History
This baggage rack is from BC Electric Railway interurban 1232.
Marks/Labels
Blue tape "BCER 1232 - B65".
Measurements
Length: 107 cm Depth: 26 cm Height: 18.5 cm
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1952] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 21.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-682
Scope and Content
Photograph of Jubilee Station of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company on the Central Park Interurban line. A woman can be seen on the left.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1952] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-682
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 21.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Jubilee Station of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company on the Central Park Interurban line. A woman can be seen on the left.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Jubilee station
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913 (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.
204-301
Scope and Content
Photograph of the extension from Boundary Road to Ellesmere Avenue on the BC Electric Railway Co. streetcar line. It operated on a single track and was inaugurated in 1913.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-301
Accession Number
BHS988-3
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 extension from Boundary Road to Ellesmere Avenue on the BC Electric Railway Co. streetcar line. It operated on a single track and was inaugurated in 1913.
Photographer
Eaton, Dr. Carl
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
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British Columbia Electric Railway train

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38096
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[195-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.1 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 21.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-683
Scope and Content
Photograph of a British Columbia Electric Railway Company train, just west of MacPherson Ave, on the Central Park Interurban line.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[195-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-683
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.1 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 21.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a British Columbia Electric Railway Company train, just west of MacPherson Ave, on the Central Park Interurban line.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Geographic Access
Burnaby - MacPherson Avenue
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Tram 1223 at the Edmonds Bus Loop

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34599
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 15, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; negative ; 4.6 x 4.6 cm
Item No.
066-003
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway with Interurban tram no. 1223 (Central Park Line) on display under a covered area to the left. The side of a bus visible on the right. There is a bus stop sign for the 52 Nelson.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 15, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
066-003
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; negative ; 4.6 x 4.6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway with Interurban tram no. 1223 (Central Park Line) on display under a covered area to the left. The side of a bus visible on the right. There is a bus stop sign for the 52 Nelson.
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w photograph accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
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Interurban tram 1223 at the Edmonds Bus Loop

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34605
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 24, 1966 (date of original), copied [199-?]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.1 x 6.3 cm
Item No.
066-009
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Interurban tram no. 1223 restoration at the Edmonds bus loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway. Men on a scaffold are working on the tram, and two buses are visible.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 24, 1966 (date of original), copied [199-?]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
066-009
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.1 x 6.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Interurban tram no. 1223 restoration at the Edmonds bus loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway. Men on a scaffold are working on the tram, and two buses are visible.
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy print accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
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Interurban tram 1223 at the Edmonds Bus Loop

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34607
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[April 24, 1966] (date of original), copied [199-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.4 x 6.1 cm
Item No.
066-011
Scope and Content
Photograph of Interurban tram no. 1223 on display at the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[April 24, 1966] (date of original), copied [199-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
066-011
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.4 x 6.1 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Interurban tram no. 1223 on display at the Edmonds Bus Loop at Edmonds Street and Kingsway.
Subjects
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy print accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
Less detail

Burnaby Lake Interurban tram

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35513
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925 (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.
204-371
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Burnaby Lake Interurban tram, eastbound for Sapperton, at Great Northern Railway crossover.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-371
Accession Number
BHS988-3
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 a Burnaby Lake Interurban tram, eastbound for Sapperton, at Great Northern Railway crossover.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Planning Study Area
Dawson-Delta Area
Images
Less detail

Burnaby Lake Interurban tram

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35514
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.
204-372
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Burnaby Lake Interurban tram interior.
  1 Image  
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.
204-372
Accession Number
BHS988-3
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 a Burnaby Lake Interurban tram interior.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail
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 ; 11.4 x 12.7 cm print
Item No.
204-374
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Duke of Connaught's Interurban tram, called that because the Duke used it on visit to British Columbia as Governor General of Canada. It was used on the Central Park Interurban line and on the Chilliwack run.
  1 Image  
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.
204-374
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.4 x 12.7 cm print
Material Details
Photograph has been cropped
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Duke of Connaught's Interurban tram, called that because the Duke used it on visit to British Columbia as Governor General of Canada. It was used on the Central Park Interurban line and on the Chilliwack run.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (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.
204-620
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) line Tram no. 1309.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-620
Accession Number
BHS988-3
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 exterior of British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) line Tram no. 1309.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail

Tram 1223 parked at Edmonds Loop

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36098
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1955]
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.5 x 19 cm
Item No.
222-021
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram 1223 parked at Edmonds Loop. The no. 52 Nelson bus stop is visible on the right-hand side.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1955]
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
222-021
Accession Number
BHS989-19
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.5 x 19 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 parked at Edmonds Loop. The no. 52 Nelson bus stop is visible on the right-hand side.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[195-] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.1 x 12.0 cm print
Item No.
315-507
Scope and Content
Photograph of Central Park Interurban line, tram no. 1223.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[195-] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-507
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.1 x 12.0 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Central Park Interurban line, tram no. 1223.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - MacGregor station
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1944 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.7 x 4.8 cm print on contact sheet 20.3 x 26.4 cm
Item No.
370-412
Scope and Content
Photograph of tram no. 1004 coming into MacGregor station en route to Central Park on the Central Park Interurban line.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1944 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-412
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.7 x 4.8 cm print on contact sheet 20.3 x 26.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of tram no. 1004 coming into MacGregor station en route to Central Park on the Central Park Interurban line.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - MacGregor station
Images
Less detail

First Burnaby Lake tram through Burnaby Deer Lake station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38851
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1911]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.7 x 8 cm
Item No.
477-170
Scope and Content
Photograph of the first Interurban tram going though the Deer Lake station in the Burnaby Lake area.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1911]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-170
Accession Number
2007-12
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.7 x 8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the first Interurban tram going though the Deer Lake station in the Burnaby Lake area.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.108
Description
A metallic, magnetic cylindrical container painted green with a side handle, hinged top with handle and two mounting brackets riveted to the side. The interior is galvanized, tarnished sheet metal. A blue tape is glued to the front bottom with printing "BCER-B81". Diameter: 9.1 cm Height: 23.1 …
Object History
British Columbia Electric Railway.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.108
Description
A metallic, magnetic cylindrical container painted green with a side handle, hinged top with handle and two mounting brackets riveted to the side. The interior is galvanized, tarnished sheet metal. A blue tape is glued to the front bottom with printing "BCER-B81". Diameter: 9.1 cm Height: 23.1 cm
Object History
British Columbia Electric Railway.
Marks/Labels
Collectors previous number "BCER-B8" on blue tape.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Container
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1975
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 14.5 cm
Item No.
480-851
Scope and Content
Photograph of Jim Lorimer waving out the window of a bus during the ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the 49th Avenue bus service in Burnaby (during his term as Municipal Affairs Minister). He represented the provincial constituency of Burnaby-Willingdon from 1969 to 1975, and again from 1…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1975
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-851
Accession Number
2003-02
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 14.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Jim Lorimer waving out the window of a bus during the ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the 49th Avenue bus service in Burnaby (during his term as Municipal Affairs Minister). He represented the provincial constituency of Burnaby-Willingdon from 1969 to 1975, and again from 1979 to 1983 for the New Democratic Party. Before that he was a Burnaby Council member from 1966 to 1968, and in 1990 he was awarded the status of Freeman, the highest award to be bestowed by the Municipal government.
Photographer
Hodge, Craig
Subjects
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Officials - Elected Officials
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
Lorimer, James G "Jim"
New Democratic Party
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping attached to verso of photograph reads: "BIG WAVE FOR CROWD / Municipal Affairs Minister Jim Lorimer waves to crowd gathered for ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday opening 49th Avenue bus service in Burnaby. After snipping the ribbon, Lorimer tried out the bus driver's seat, but didn't actually drive bus."
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1975
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 8 cm
Item No.
480-852
Scope and Content
Photograph of Jim Lorimer looking out the window of a bus during the ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the 49th Avenue bus service in Burnaby (during his term as Municipal Affairs Minister). He represented the provincial constituency of Burnaby-Willingdon from 1969 to 1975, and again from …
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1975
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-852
Accession Number
2003-02
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Jim Lorimer looking out the window of a bus during the ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the 49th Avenue bus service in Burnaby (during his term as Municipal Affairs Minister). He represented the provincial constituency of Burnaby-Willingdon from 1969 to 1975, and again from 1979 to 1983 for the New Democratic Party. Before that he was a Burnaby Council member from 1966 to 1968, and in 1990 he was awarded the status of Freeman, the highest award to be bestowed by the Municipal government.
Subjects
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Officials - Elected Officials
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
Lorimer, James G "Jim"
New Democratic Party
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Stamp on verso of photograph reads: "Do Not Use / Reference Only"
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.65
Description
Composed of a copper sleeve through which a power line passes and the round shaped steel mounting apparatus below. A blue tape attached to the bottom has stamped "TTC T5". Length of sleeve: 38 cm Width: 1.3 cm Height: 5 cm Mounting apparatus diameter: 9.7 cm Height: 6 cm
Object History
Metal wire hanger for the Toronto Transit Commission.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.65
Description
Composed of a copper sleeve through which a power line passes and the round shaped steel mounting apparatus below. A blue tape attached to the bottom has stamped "TTC T5". Length of sleeve: 38 cm Width: 1.3 cm Height: 5 cm Mounting apparatus diameter: 9.7 cm Height: 6 cm
Object History
Metal wire hanger for the Toronto Transit Commission.
Marks/Labels
"TTC-T5", collectors previous number. "7688", stamped or cast into the wire guide. "TYPE AS OO" stamped or cast into the hanger on one side. "B" (in a circle), cast or stamped into the hanger on opposite side.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Natural Resources - Energy
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.66
Description
Composed of a copper sleeve through which a power line passes and the round shaped steel mounting apparatus below. The mounting apparatus has two holes through which bolts pass for tightly crimping the sleeve which passes through its center. A piece of blue tape has stamped "TTC-T7". Length of s…
Object History
Metal wire hanger for the Toronto Transit Commission.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.66
Description
Composed of a copper sleeve through which a power line passes and the round shaped steel mounting apparatus below. The mounting apparatus has two holes through which bolts pass for tightly crimping the sleeve which passes through its center. A piece of blue tape has stamped "TTC-T7". Length of sleeve: 38 cm Width: 1.3 cm Height: 5 cm Mounting apparatus diameter: 8 cm Height: 6 cm
Object History
Metal wire hanger for the Toronto Transit Commission.
Marks/Labels
"TTC-T7", collectors previous number on blue sticker. stamped, or cast, in to the wire guide on one side is "17688" "TYPE AS 00" and on the other side an "8" or a "B" in a circle. Cast or stamped into the hanger is "FLECTO" and the same "8" or "B' in a circle.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Natural Resources - Energy
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.67
Description
Composed of a copper sleeve through which a power line passes and the round shaped steel mounting apparatus below. A piece of the copper power line is still imbedded in the copper sleeve. A piece of blue tape has stamped "BCER-77". Length of sleeve: 38.3 cm Width: 1.7 cm Height: 4.5 cm Mounti…
Object History
Metal wire hanger for the British Columbia Electric Railway.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.67
Description
Composed of a copper sleeve through which a power line passes and the round shaped steel mounting apparatus below. A piece of the copper power line is still imbedded in the copper sleeve. A piece of blue tape has stamped "BCER-77". Length of sleeve: 38.3 cm Width: 1.7 cm Height: 4.5 cm Mounting apparatus diameter: 9 cm Height: 5.5 cm
Object History
Metal wire hanger for the British Columbia Electric Railway.
Marks/Labels
Collectors previous number "BCER-77" on blue sticker. Stamped or cast on to the wire guide is "CMLV" "192" on both sides. Stamped, or cast in, the top of the hanger "...ELECTO" "...SG8-3..." and a symbol in a circle.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Natural Resources - Energy
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
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).
  1 Image  
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
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV006.7.1
Description
Storage box. Wooden box with slanting top, hinged to open upwards. Lid closes with a clasp. Box is painted black on the outside and is unfinished on the inside and bottom. The box is made from 3/4 inch thick boards. There are two rings at the back edge of the top.
Object History
Collected by Raymond Menah when the Central Park British Columbia Electric Railway Interurban Tram line was shut down in late 1950's. It appears that the box was designed to hang on a wall.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV006.7.1
Description
Storage box. Wooden box with slanting top, hinged to open upwards. Lid closes with a clasp. Box is painted black on the outside and is unfinished on the inside and bottom. The box is made from 3/4 inch thick boards. There are two rings at the back edge of the top.
Object History
Collected by Raymond Menah when the Central Park British Columbia Electric Railway Interurban Tram line was shut down in late 1950's. It appears that the box was designed to hang on a wall.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Container
Container - Box
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Central Park Interurban Line
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Central Park station
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1913 or 1914]
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-001
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hastings Streetcar taken at the terminus of the Hastings Streetcar line at Ellesmere Avenue in North Burnaby. Two men in uniform and a boy dressed in a suit and hat are at the head of the car, looking towards the camera. A horse-drawn cart full of cordwood is visible in the backgr…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1913 or 1914]
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-001
Accession Number
2008-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hastings Streetcar taken at the terminus of the Hastings Streetcar line at Ellesmere Avenue in North Burnaby. Two men in uniform and a boy dressed in a suit and hat are at the head of the car, looking towards the camera. A horse-drawn cart full of cordwood is visible in the background moving along the planked wooden road parallel to the street car.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Burnaby - Ellesmere Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1913 or 1914]
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-002
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hastings Streetcar taken at the terminus of the Hastings Streetcar line at Ellesmere Avenue in North Burnaby. Two men in uniform are at the doorway of the car, while other men are at the platform, wearing three-piece suits and hats; one of these men is standing on the protective s…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1913 or 1914]
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-002
Accession Number
2008-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Light leaks present on negative
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hastings Streetcar taken at the terminus of the Hastings Streetcar line at Ellesmere Avenue in North Burnaby. Two men in uniform are at the doorway of the car, while other men are at the platform, wearing three-piece suits and hats; one of these men is standing on the protective shield in front of the streetcar. A boy in long boots is standing on the far left, and a young woman is at center, with her hands clenched together in front of her waist.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Burnaby - Ellesmere Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1913 or 1914]
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-007
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hastings Streetcar taken at the terminus of the Hastings Streetcar line at Ellesmere Avenue in North Burnaby. Two men in uniform are at the doorway of the car, while other men are at the platform, wearing three-piece suits and hats; one of these men is standing on the protective s…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1913 or 1914]
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-007
Accession Number
2008-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hastings Streetcar taken at the terminus of the Hastings Streetcar line at Ellesmere Avenue in North Burnaby. Two men in uniform are at the doorway of the car, while other men are at the platform, wearing three-piece suits and hats; one of these men is standing on the protective shield in front of the streetcar. A boy in long boots is standing on the far left, beside a young woman with her hands clenched together in front of her waist.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Public Transit
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Burnaby - Ellesmere Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail

Burnaby Streetcars and Interurbans

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumvideo14761
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
22 Oct. 2020
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker Series fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video (61 min., 39 sec.) : digital, col., sd., stereo ; 29 fps
Scope and Content
Item consists of a video recording of a live Zoom webinar hosted by Kate Petrusa, Burnaby Village Museum assistant curator. The webinar is titled "Burnaby Streetcars and Interurbans" and is presented by Lisa Codd, Heritage Planner for the City of Burnaby. The zoom webinar is the sixth in a collecti…
  1 Video  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
22 Oct. 2020
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker Series fonds
Series
Neighbourhood Speaker Series - Fall 2020
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV020.29.6
Storage Location
Digital collection
Physical Description
1 mp4 video (61 min., 39 sec.) : digital, col., sd., stereo ; 29 fps
Material Details
Presenter: Lisa Codd
Host: Kate Petrusa
Date of Presentation: October 22 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Total Number of tracks: 1
Total Length of all tracks:61 min., 39 sec.
Recording Device: Zoom video communication platform
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Item consists of a video recording of a live Zoom webinar hosted by Kate Petrusa, Burnaby Village Museum assistant curator. The webinar is titled "Burnaby Streetcars and Interurbans" and is presented by Lisa Codd, Heritage Planner for the City of Burnaby. The zoom webinar is the sixth in a collection of seven "Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker series" webinars that were presented and made available to the public between September 29 and October 27, 2020. The live webinar and recording was also made available on the Burnaby Village Museum's facebook page. In this webinar, Lisa Codd takes participants on a virtual tour of Burnaby’s early electric railway system, including visits to locations where physical traces of the railway can still be found. Lisa supports her presentation with maps and historical photographs to tell the story of the B.C. Electric Railway transportation routes that shaped Burnaby. Lisa takes questions and comments from participants throughout her presentation and at the end.
Notes
Title based on contents of video recording
Video recording was edited for publication on Heritage Burnaby. Original mp4 video recording (BV020.29.6.1) is 76 min., 11 sec.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Rail
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
Petrusa, Kate
Codd, Lisa
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Dominion Glass Co. Ltd.
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Video Tracks
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.578.1
Description
Transfer holder. Green, metal container with two rows. Rectangular shaped with open, slanted top. The front row is divided into three sections and the back row is divided into two sections. There are three holes on the back for mounting.
Object History
British Columbia Electric Railway Co. This holder contained transfers which are also part of the museum's collection.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.578.1
Description
Transfer holder. Green, metal container with two rows. Rectangular shaped with open, slanted top. The front row is divided into three sections and the back row is divided into two sections. There are three holes on the back for mounting.
Object History
British Columbia Electric Railway Co. This holder contained transfers which are also part of the museum's collection.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Container
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Simon Fraser University students hitchhiking

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38219
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1975 and 1979] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.6 x 5.0 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-806
Scope and Content
Photograph of a line of Simon Fraser University students hitchhiking beside a bus shelter. The bus shelter sign reads, "Gaglardi Way."
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1975 and 1979] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-806
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.6 x 5.0 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a line of Simon Fraser University students hitchhiking beside a bus shelter. The bus shelter sign reads, "Gaglardi Way."
Subjects
Transportation - Automobiles
Transportation - Public Transit
Protests and Demonstrations
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Gaglardi Way
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
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Reeve Alan Emmott and Fraser Wilson

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34613
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 24, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.8 x 6.1 cm
Item No.
066-017
Scope and Content
Photograph of three men standing at the Edmonds Bus Loop; Reeve Alan Emmott (left), cartoonist Fraser Wilson, and unidentified man. They are wearing hats that read, "[Wa...r's] Paints." The Twelfth St. bus can be seen on the left behind them.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 24, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
066-017
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6.8 x 6.1 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of three men standing at the Edmonds Bus Loop; Reeve Alan Emmott (left), cartoonist Fraser Wilson, and unidentified man. They are wearing hats that read, "[Wa...r's] Paints." The Twelfth St. bus can be seen on the left behind them.
Subjects
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Occupations - Artists
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
Emmott, Alan H
Wilson, Fraser
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w photograph accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
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
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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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.
  1 Image  
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
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.114
Description
Round wooden handrail painted brown with a brass mounting bracket on each end. The brackets have four screw holes for mounting. Each end of the handle is attached to the bracket via a copper pin which passes through the handle and bracket. A piece of blue tape on the handle is stamped "BCER 1222 B2…
Object History
From British Columbia Electric Railway tram #1222.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.114
Description
Round wooden handrail painted brown with a brass mounting bracket on each end. The brackets have four screw holes for mounting. Each end of the handle is attached to the bracket via a copper pin which passes through the handle and bracket. A piece of blue tape on the handle is stamped "BCER 1222 B2".
Object History
From British Columbia Electric Railway tram #1222.
Marks/Labels
Blue tape "BCER 1222 - B8".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Building Components
Building Components - Handrail
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Interurban Car 1222
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.130
Description
A wooden frame containing a report printed on paper. A spare backing board accompanies the frame. The frame is painted a cream colour and has a hole on each side. At the top of the certificate is "MONTHLY POWER UNIT INSPECTION AND REPAIR REPORT" with the number "40256" on the left. The report …
Object History
Report is very detailed covering 17 items and is certified by three individuals. Report is dated May 11, 1955 and pertains to the Electric Locomotive number 992.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV973.41.130
Description
A wooden frame containing a report printed on paper. A spare backing board accompanies the frame. The frame is painted a cream colour and has a hole on each side. At the top of the certificate is "MONTHLY POWER UNIT INSPECTION AND REPAIR REPORT" with the number "40256" on the left. The report is for a BCER electric locomotive Number 992 dated May 11, 1955. There are 17 entries which are filled in for the report. Length: 27.4 cm Width: 19.7 cm Thickness: 1.7 cm
Object History
Report is very detailed covering 17 items and is certified by three individuals. Report is dated May 11, 1955 and pertains to the Electric Locomotive number 992.
Marks/Labels
Collector's previous number "BCER 991-B41".
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Reports
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV006.7.2
Description
Ceramic light socket, ribbed glass shade for the bulb and fixture for hanging; glass shade is held in a metal frame open at the top around the socket; takes a bulb with a 1.5 inch base. The bottom part of the metal frame has thumb nuts to allow for removing the shade.
Object History
Collected by Raymond Menah when the Central Park British Columbia Electric Railway Interurban Tram line was shut down in late 1950's. Station light used on the B.C.E.R. Interurban Tram line at Central Park.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV006.7.2
Description
Ceramic light socket, ribbed glass shade for the bulb and fixture for hanging; glass shade is held in a metal frame open at the top around the socket; takes a bulb with a 1.5 inch base. The bottom part of the metal frame has thumb nuts to allow for removing the shade.
Object History
Collected by Raymond Menah when the Central Park British Columbia Electric Railway Interurban Tram line was shut down in late 1950's. Station light used on the B.C.E.R. Interurban Tram line at Central Park.
Measurements
Height 39 cm. diameter 35 cm.
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Public Transit
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Natural Resources - Energy
Lighting Devices
Lighting Devices - Light Bulbs
Name Access
Central Park Interurban Line
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Central Park station
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1975
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.5 x 14 cm
Item No.
480-853
Scope and Content
Photograph of Jim Lorimer standing in front of a group of parked buses during the ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the 49th Avenue bus service in Burnaby (during his term as Municipal Affairs Minister). He represented the provincial constituency of Burnaby-Willingdon from 1969 to 1975, an…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1975
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-853
Accession Number
2003-02
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.5 x 14 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Jim Lorimer standing in front of a group of parked buses during the ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the 49th Avenue bus service in Burnaby (during his term as Municipal Affairs Minister). He represented the provincial constituency of Burnaby-Willingdon from 1969 to 1975, and again from 1979 to 1983 for the New Democratic Party. Before that he was a Burnaby Council member from 1966 to 1968, and in 1990 he was awarded the status of Freeman, the highest award to be bestowed by the Municipal government.
Subjects
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Officials - Elected Officials
Transportation - Buses
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
Lorimer, James G "Jim"
New Democratic Party
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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