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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1914]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 14.8 x 19.7 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a railway embankment. The railway is winding out of the picture frame with the road lined with electric posts running almost parallel to the rail tracks. An earlier catalogue record from 1988 notes that this is the view of the Great Northern Railway and cut along North Road just nort…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 14.8 x 19.7 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a railway embankment. The railway is winding out of the picture frame with the road lined with electric posts running almost parallel to the rail tracks. An earlier catalogue record from 1988 notes that this is the view of the Great Northern Railway and cut along North Road just north of the Brunette River, looking southeast toward Coquitlam from Burnaby.
Subjects
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Geographic Access
Burnaby - North Road
Accession Code
HV972.11.4
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
[1914]
Media Type
Photograph
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
Related Material
for another view of the same railway embankment, see HV972.11.2
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
14-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w contact print accompanying negative
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[May 1913]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.1 x 13.9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of several wrecked rail cars abandoned on the side of a railway. There is gravel, rocks and dirt in the foreground, beside the railway tracks and a forested area in the background. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads: "Wrecked cares - Dump #4 / G.N. reclamation work / Vanco…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.1 x 13.9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of several wrecked rail cars abandoned on the side of a railway. There is gravel, rocks and dirt in the foreground, beside the railway tracks and a forested area in the background. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads: "Wrecked cares - Dump #4 / G.N. reclamation work / Vancouver, B.C. / May - 1913." The accession register speculates that the photograph may be of an accident on the Great Northern line at Sperling.
Subjects
Accidents - Train Accidents
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV979.54.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[May 1913]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
27-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
unknown
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1914]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 14.8 x 20.1 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a railway embankment. In the foreground is the railway, and in the midground a steep bluff, on top of which an unidentified man in a suit and a bowler hat is standing. There appears to be a road lined with electric posts close to where the man stands. An earlier catalogue record from…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 14.8 x 20.1 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a railway embankment. In the foreground is the railway, and in the midground a steep bluff, on top of which an unidentified man in a suit and a bowler hat is standing. There appears to be a road lined with electric posts close to where the man stands. An earlier catalogue record from 1988 notes that this is the view of the Great Northern Railway just north of Brunette Creek on North Road. Also, it notes that the road running by the man is North Road.
Subjects
Transportation - Rail
Geographic Features - Roads
Names
Great Northern Railway
Geographic Access
Burnaby - North Road
Accession Code
HV972.11.2
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
[1914]
Media Type
Photograph
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
Related Material
for another view of the same railway embankment, see HV972.11.4
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
14-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w contact print accompanying negative
Images
Less detail

Great Northern Railway crossing

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto3095
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1914]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 20.2 x 15.8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Great Northern Railway crossing meeting a road that appears to have run parellel to the railway on a bluff. On the left side of the photograph is a small hut beside a sign that reads, "Railway Crossing." Two unidentified men are standing outside of the hut. An earlier catalogue re…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 20.2 x 15.8 cm
Material Details
Inscribed on negative, and printed backwards on contact print, l.r. "G.N.RAILWAY......../SHEWI [rest of the word illegible] INTERSECTION). CROSSING.../ [illegible word] ROAD. LOOKING NORTH"
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Great Northern Railway crossing meeting a road that appears to have run parellel to the railway on a bluff. On the left side of the photograph is a small hut beside a sign that reads, "Railway Crossing." Two unidentified men are standing outside of the hut. An earlier catalogue record from 1988 notes that the crossing street is North Road, and the photograph was taken looking northwest into Burnaby. Inscribed on negative, lower right: "G.N. Railway /Shewi [rest of the word illegible] Intersection) Crossing / [illegible word] Road. Looking North."
Subjects
Transportation - Rail
Geographic Features - Roads
Names
Great Northern Railway
Geographic Access
Burnaby - North Road
Accession Code
HV972.11.9
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
[1914]
Media Type
Photograph
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
14-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w contact print accompanying negative
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1930 and 1949]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Great Northern Railway locomotive no. 1350 traveling past an unidentified location.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Great Northern Railway locomotive no. 1350 traveling past an unidentified location.
Subjects
Transportation - Locomotives
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Accession Code
BV985.6114.23
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Date
[between 1930 and 1949]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
27-May-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on note written on verso of photograph
Handwritten note in black ball-point pen on verso of photograph reads: "GN 1350"
Stamp on verso of photograph reads: "695"
Handwritten note in pencil on verso of photograph crosses out the stamp: "5" and reads: "94"
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1930 and 1949]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Great Northern Railway locomotive no. 1459 traveling past an unidentified location.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Great Northern Railway locomotive no. 1459 traveling past an unidentified location.
Subjects
Transportation - Locomotives
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Accession Code
BV985.6114.24
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Date
[between 1930 and 1949]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
27-May-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on note written on verso of photograph
Handwritten note in black ball-point pen on verso of photograph reads: "GN 1459"
Stamp on verso of photograph reads: "840"
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1930 and 1949]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Great Northern Railway locomotive no. 1 at an unidentified location.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Great Northern Railway locomotive no. 1 at an unidentified location.
Subjects
Transportation - Locomotives
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Accession Code
BV985.6114.27
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Date
[between 1930 and 1949]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
27-May-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on note written on verso of photograph
Handwritten note in black ball-point pen on verso of photograph reads: "GN # 1"
Stamp on verso of photograph reads: "840"
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1930 and 1949]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Great Northern Railway locomotive no. 1483 at an unidentified location.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Great Northern Railway locomotive no. 1483 at an unidentified location.
Subjects
Transportation - Locomotives
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Accession Code
BV985.6114.32
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Date
[between 1930 and 1949]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
27-May-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on note written on verso of photograph
Handwritten note in black ball-point pen on verso of photograph reads: "GN 1483"
Stamp on verso of photograph reads: "694"
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1930 and 1949]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Great Northern Railway locomotive no. 1371 in Vancouver.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Great Northern Railway locomotive no. 1371 in Vancouver.
Subjects
Transportation - Locomotives
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
BV985.6114.39
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Date
[between 1930 and 1949]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
27-May-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on note written on verso of photograph
Handwritten note in black ball-point pen on verso of photograph reads: "G.N. 1371/ Van"
Stamp on verso of photograph reads: "694"
Images
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Travelling freight train

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto3317
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1930 and 1949]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Seattle bound Great Northern Railway freight train travelling along the tracks and blowing smoke.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Seattle bound Great Northern Railway freight train travelling along the tracks and blowing smoke.
Subjects
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Accession Code
BV985.6114.90
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Date
[between 1930 and 1949]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
27-May-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Handwritten note in black ball-point pen on verso of photograph reads: "G.N. Freight Seattle Bound"
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1930 and 1949]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Great Northern Railway locomotive no. 1457 at an unidentified location.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Great Northern Railway locomotive no. 1457 at an unidentified location.
Subjects
Transportation - Locomotives
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Accession Code
BV985.6114.91
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Date
[between 1930 and 1949]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
27-May-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on note written on verso of photograph
Handwritten note in black ball-point pen on verso of photograph reads: "G.N. 1457"
Images
Less detail

Great Northern Railway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35887
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.
204-746
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the building of the Great Northern railway along Burnaby Lake.
  1 Image  
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.
204-746
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V 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 building of the Great Northern railway along Burnaby Lake.
Subjects
Transportation - Rail
Construction - Railroad Construction
Names
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Annotation at top of photograph reads, "Deer 1903"
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
Less detail

Burnaby Lake Tram #1228

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35995
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 1951
Collection/Fonds
Geoff Meugans collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm print
Item No.
208-006
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tram #1228 on the Burnaby Lake Interurban line, at Ardley station, crossing Great Northern Railway tracks.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 1951
Collection/Fonds
Geoff Meugans collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
208-006
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 Tram #1228 on the Burnaby Lake Interurban line, at Ardley station, crossing Great Northern Railway tracks.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line - Ardley station
Planning Study Area
Dawson-Delta Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
January 1948 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 2.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 26.3 cm
Item No.
370-491
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Basil Pontifex at the Great Northern Railway tracks located around the Burnaby Lake area.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
January 1948 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-491
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 2.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 26.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Basil Pontifex at the Great Northern Railway tracks located around the Burnaby Lake area.
Subjects
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Pontifex, Basil
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
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Great Northern Railway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38814
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1905]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5 x 5 cm on page 11.5 x 14 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-133
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Great Northern Railway train going through the Burnaby Lake area. The railroad was built along the north shore of Burnaby Lake in 1904.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1905]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-133
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5 x 5 cm on page 11.5 x 14 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Great Northern Railway train going through the Burnaby Lake area. The railroad was built along the north shore of Burnaby Lake in 1904.
Subjects
Transportation - Rail
Occupations - Engineers
Names
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Images
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Great Northern Railway construction

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38849
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1904]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Item No.
477-168
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a work crew working on the Great Northern Railway line that ran along the north shore of Burnaby Lake. The line was built ca. 1904.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1904]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-168
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a work crew working on the Great Northern Railway line that ran along the north shore of Burnaby Lake. The line was built ca. 1904.
Subjects
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Construction - Railroad Construction
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Images
Less detail

Great Northern Railroad

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto39518
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1903]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5 x 5 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-837
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of men working on the Great Northern Railroad line that ran through the Burnaby Lake area by 1904.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1903]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-837
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5 x 5 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of men working on the Great Northern Railroad line that ran through the Burnaby Lake area by 1904.
Subjects
Construction - Railroad Construction
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Names
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Item No.
542-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the aftermath of a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut due to a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
542-001
Accession Number
2012-23
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the aftermath of a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut due to a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
Subjects
Accidents - Train Accidents
Names
Canadian National Railway
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in pen on border (recto) of photograph reads: "Head-On Collision - Between - "
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Item No.
542-002
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the aftermath of a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut due to a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
542-002
Accession Number
2012-23
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the aftermath of a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut due to a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
Subjects
Accidents - Train Accidents
Names
Canadian National Railway
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in pen on border (recto) of photograph reads: "CNR + GNR - July [?]4, 41"
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Item No.
542-003
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of people viewing the aftermath of a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut due to a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
542-003
Accession Number
2012-23
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of people viewing the aftermath of a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut due to a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
Subjects
Accidents - Train Accidents
Names
Canadian National Railway
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in pen on border (recto) of photograph reads: "In - North - Road Cut."
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Item No.
542-004
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Great Northern Railway train-car damaged from a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut. This was a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1941
Collection/Fonds
Gordon McDonald collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
542-004
Accession Number
2012-23
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Great Northern Railway train-car damaged from a train wreck that took place in the North Road cut. This was a head-on collision between Canadian National Railway (CNR) and Great Northern Railway (GNR) trains.
Subjects
Accidents - Train Accidents
Names
Canadian National Railway
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Great Northern Railway tracks

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto79486
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 27, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 cm mounted on cardboard
Item No.
556-318
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph shows the Great Northern Railway tracks alongside Government Street.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 27, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Item No.
556-318
Accession Number
2013-13
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 cm mounted on cardboard
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph shows the Great Northern Railway tracks alongside Government Street.
Photographer
Campbell, Peg
Subjects
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Scope note taken directly from BPL photograph description.
1 b&w copy negative : 10 x 12.5 cm accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Government Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
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