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Across the inlet from Barnet

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto15222
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
July 1934 (date of original), copied 2004
Collection/Fonds
In the Shadow by the Sea collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) : 300 dpi
Scope and Content
Photograph looking across Burrard Inlet from the Village of Barnet. The rugged coastline of the north shore of the inlet is visible with rock formations and forest.
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
In the Shadow by the Sea collection
Date
July 1934 (date of original), copied 2004
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) : 300 dpi
Material Details
Original photograph appears to be hand coloured
Accession Code
BV019.32.42
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph looking across Burrard Inlet from the Village of Barnet. The rugged coastline of the north shore of the inlet is visible with rock formations and forest.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Inlets
Geographic Features - Rock Formations
Geographic Features - Forests
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burrard Inlet
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Aerial photograph of Burnaby Mountain

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto84882
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1963
Collection/Fonds
Allan Amundsen collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 22.5 x 22.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of Burnaby Mountain and surrounding area with Burrard Inlet to the north.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1963
Collection/Fonds
Allan Amundsen collection
Description Level
Item
Record No.
561-003
Accession Number
2014-08
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 22.5 x 22.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
No reproduction permitted
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of Burnaby Mountain and surrounding area with Burrard Inlet to the north.
Photographer
Province of British Columbia
Subjects
Aerial Photographs
Geographic Features - Inlets
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
This photo is indentified as BC5061:83 and connects with B.C. air photograph BC5061:84 to the west and BC5061:82 to the east
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burrard Inlet
Burnaby - Burnaby Mountain
Burnaby - Burnaby Mountain Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Lochdale (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Westridge Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Lake City Area
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Aerial photograph of Burnaby Mountain

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto84883
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1963
Collection/Fonds
Allan Amundsen collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 22.5 x 22.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of Burnaby Mountain and surrounding area with Burrard Inlet to the north.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1963
Collection/Fonds
Allan Amundsen collection
Description Level
Item
Record No.
561-004
Accession Number
2014-08
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 22.5 x 22.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
No reproduction permitted
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of Burnaby Mountain and surrounding area with Burrard Inlet to the north.
Photographer
Province of British Columbia
Subjects
Aerial Photographs
Geographic Features - Inlets
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
This photo is indentified as BC5061:82 and connects with B.C. air photograph BC5061:83 to the west and BC5061:81 to the east.
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burrard Inlet
Burnaby - Burnaby Mountain
Burnaby - Burnaby Mountain Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Lake City Area
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Aerial photograph of Burnaby Mountain

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto84884
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1963
Collection/Fonds
Allan Amundsen collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 22.5 x 22.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of Burnaby Mountain and surrounding area with Burrard Inlet to the north.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1963
Collection/Fonds
Allan Amundsen collection
Description Level
Item
Record No.
561-005
Accession Number
2014-08
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 22.5 x 22.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
No reproduction permitted
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of Burnaby Mountain and surrounding area with Burrard Inlet to the north.
Photographer
Province of British Columbia
Subjects
Aerial Photographs
Geographic Features - Inlets
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
This photo is indentified as BC5061:81 and connects with B.C. air photograph BC5061:82 to the west and BC5061:80 to the east.
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burrard Inlet
Burnaby - Burnaby Mountain
Burnaby - Burnaby Mountain Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Less detail

Aerial photograph of Burnaby Mountain and Port Moody

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto84885
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1963
Collection/Fonds
Allan Amundsen collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 22.5 x 22.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of Burnaby Mountain to the west, Burrard Inlet to the north and Port Moody to the east.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1963
Collection/Fonds
Allan Amundsen collection
Description Level
Item
Record No.
561-006
Accession Number
2014-08
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 22.5 x 22.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
No reproduction permitted
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of Burnaby Mountain to the west, Burrard Inlet to the north and Port Moody to the east.
Photographer
Province of British Columbia
Subjects
Aerial Photographs
Geographic Features - Inlets
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
This photo is indentified as BC5061:80 and connects with B.C. air photograph BC5061:81 to the west and BC5061:79 to the east.
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burrard Inlet
Burnaby - Burnaby Mountain
Burnaby - Burnaby Mountain Park
British Columbia
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
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Aeroplane view of the Barnet Lumber Co.

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto38679
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1927
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.9 x 13.4 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial photographic postcard of Barnet Lumber Company's Mill. The handwritten caption on the lower left corner of the postcard reads: "Aeroplane view of the Barnet Lumber Co. Ltd./ Barnet BC." The handwritten caption on the lower right corner reads: "Copyright 1927/ Pacific Airway Ltd./ Vancouver …
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1927
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
North Burnaby Board of Trade subseries
Description Level
Item
Record No.
476-022
Accession Number
BHS2005-8
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.9 x 13.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Aerial photographic postcard of Barnet Lumber Company's Mill. The handwritten caption on the lower left corner of the postcard reads: "Aeroplane view of the Barnet Lumber Co. Ltd./ Barnet BC." The handwritten caption on the lower right corner reads: "Copyright 1927/ Pacific Airway Ltd./ Vancouver B.C.".
Photographer
Pacific Airway Ltd.
Subjects
Aerial Photographs
Industries - Forestry
Buildings - Industrial - Mills
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Industries - Logging/lumber
Names
Barnet Mill
Responsibility
Published by the Gowen, Sutton Co. Ltd., Vancouver
Notes
Transcribed title
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Barnet Village
Burnaby - Texaco Drive
Burnaby - 8059 Texaco Drive
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail

Aftermath of Kapoor Sawmill fire

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto1495
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
January 1947
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the aftermath of the fire at Kapoor Sawmill that took place January 14, 1947. A building frame remains standing on the left along with a large metal-roofed building on the right. In the foreground, a fire hose is visible.
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
January 1947
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7.5 cm
Accession Code
BV999.55.44
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the aftermath of the fire at Kapoor Sawmill that took place January 14, 1947. A building frame remains standing on the left along with a large metal-roofed building on the right. In the foreground, a fire hose is visible.
Subjects
Natural Phenomena - Fires
Buildings - Industrial - Mills
Names
Kapoor Sawmills Limited
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
09-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

A Good Size Log, Barnet B.C

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto38346
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1907]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 8.7 x 13.8 cm
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of a labourer grappling with a large log on the log chute at the Barnet mill. The caption to the card reads: "A Good Size Log / Barnet B.C." The Barnet Mill was called the North Pacific Lumber Company from 1889 to 1914.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1907]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Charles Lee subseries
Description Level
Item
Record No.
411-005
Accession Number
BHS2000-13
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 8.7 x 13.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of a labourer grappling with a large log on the log chute at the Barnet mill. The caption to the card reads: "A Good Size Log / Barnet B.C." The Barnet Mill was called the North Pacific Lumber Company from 1889 to 1914.
Subjects
Occupations - Labourers
Woodworking Tools and Equipment - Logging Machinery
Buildings - Industrial - Mills
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Names
Barnet Mill
Notes
Title taken from caption
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8059 Texaco Drive
Burnaby - Texaco Drive
Burnaby - Barnet Village
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail

Aliceville

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/landmark721
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1886
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Associated Dates
1886
Heritage Value
Shortly after the townsite of Port Moody was surveyed in the early 1880s, a resort community developed on the border of Burnaby and Port Moody that would come to be called Aliceville. Located near the north end of North Road, in 1886 the Canadian Pacific Railway established a flag station there and the settlement was named after Alice May Webster who, with her sister Mrs. Jenns, operated the Aliceville Hotel.
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail

A Pretty Dwelling, Barnet

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto73619
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[191-]
Collection/Fonds
LaFavor Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.5 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of house in Barnet, BC, in which the image is entitled "A Pretty Dwelling."
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[191-]
Collection/Fonds
LaFavor Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Record No.
540-027
Accession Number
2007-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.5 x 14 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of house in Barnet, BC, in which the image is entitled "A Pretty Dwelling."
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings - Residential - Houses
Industries - Logging/lumber
Names
Barnet Mill
Notes
Transcribed title
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Barnet Village
Burnaby - Texaco Drive
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail

A Pretty Dwelling, Barnet B.C.

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto38349
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1907]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.5 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the front garden and exterior of the North Pacific Lumber Co. (NPLC) Manager's house at Barnet. The caption on the card reads: "A Pretty Dwelling, Barnet B.C."
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1907]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Charles Lee subseries
Description Level
Item
Record No.
411-008
Accession Number
BHS2000-13
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.5 x 14 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the front garden and exterior of the North Pacific Lumber Co. (NPLC) Manager's house at Barnet. The caption on the card reads: "A Pretty Dwelling, Barnet B.C."
Subjects
Buildings - Residential - Houses
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Notes
Title taken from caption
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Barnet Village
Burnaby - 8181 Barnet Road
Burnaby - Barnet Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail

At Barnet

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto39231
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1916
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 10.5 cm on page 24.5 x 32.5 cm (pasted in album)
Scope and Content
Photograph of three men and one woman, posing for the camera sitting on the beach at Barnet. All four have apples in the mouths.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1916
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers family photograph series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
477-550
Accession Number
2007-12
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 10.5 cm on page 24.5 x 32.5 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of three men and one woman, posing for the camera sitting on the beach at Barnet. All four have apples in the mouths.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Beaches
Recreational Activities - Picnics
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail

Audrey Wallace and Louise Irwin

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto15247
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1937] (date of original), copied 2004
Collection/Fonds
In the Shadow by the Sea collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) : 300 dpi
Scope and Content
Photograph of Audrey Wallce (left) standing together with Louise Irwin (right) in front of the Irwin family home at Barnet mill.
Administrative History
Henry Stanley Irwin (1890-1966) started work at Barnet mill in 1924. Henry and his wife Elsie May Irwin (Taylor) Irwin (1894-1985) first lived with thier two daughters, Eleanor (Nelson) (1924-2005) and Louise (1927-) in a worker's cabin before moving to the Barnet Mill's managers' residence. The ho…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
In the Shadow by the Sea collection
Date
[1937] (date of original), copied 2004
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) : 300 dpi
Accession Code
BV019.32.66
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Audrey Wallce (left) standing together with Louise Irwin (right) in front of the Irwin family home at Barnet mill.
Administrative History
Henry Stanley Irwin (1890-1966) started work at Barnet mill in 1924. Henry and his wife Elsie May Irwin (Taylor) Irwin (1894-1985) first lived with thier two daughters, Eleanor (Nelson) (1924-2005) and Louise (1927-) in a worker's cabin before moving to the Barnet Mill's managers' residence. The household included Elsie's mother, Elizabeth (Shephard) Taylor (1868-1950). The family resided at Barnet until they moved to Vancouver in September 1939. Louise and her older sister Eleanor attended Barnet School like other children in the Barnet area. After the mill closed in 1931, Henry was unemployed for two years, during this time, he hired a horse and driver and cut logs from the slopes of Burnaby Mountain to support his family.
Names
Barnet Mill
Barnet Lumber Company
Nelson, Eleanor Irwin
Irwin, Louise
Wallace, Audrey
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burrard Inlet
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Back of the Barnet School

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto37147
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1911 and 1919]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 12.5 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of the back of the Barnet School and its adjoining teacher's residence.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1911 and 1919]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Disney family subseries
Description Level
Item
Record No.
325-019
Accession Number
BHS1996-04
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 12.5 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the back of the Barnet School and its adjoining teacher's residence.
Photographer
Disney, John Harold "Jack"
Subjects
Buildings - Schools
Names
Barnet School
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Barnet Road
Burnaby - 7820 Barnet Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail

Barge at Kapoor Sawmills Ltd.

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto15192
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1947] (date of original), copied 2004
Collection/Fonds
In the Shadow by the Sea collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) : 300 dpi
Scope and Content
Photograph of a barge filled with sawdust docked outside of the Kapoor Sawmills Limited in the Burrard Inlet. A loading conveyor is visible in front of the barge. Sawdust chips were transported from the sawmill to pulp mills.
Administrative History
Kapoor Singh Siddoo was born in 1885 in the Punjab village of Kharaudi, India. Kapoor was one of the pioneer South Asian Canadian Sikhs who immigrated to America in 1906 and onto Canada in 1912. Kapoor first arrived in San Francisco in 1906, along with twenty uneducated men from the Province of Pun…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
In the Shadow by the Sea collection
Date
[1947] (date of original), copied 2004
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) : 300 dpi
Accession Code
BV019.32.13
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a barge filled with sawdust docked outside of the Kapoor Sawmills Limited in the Burrard Inlet. A loading conveyor is visible in front of the barge. Sawdust chips were transported from the sawmill to pulp mills.
Administrative History
Kapoor Singh Siddoo was born in 1885 in the Punjab village of Kharaudi, India. Kapoor was one of the pioneer South Asian Canadian Sikhs who immigrated to America in 1906 and onto Canada in 1912. Kapoor first arrived in San Francisco in 1906, along with twenty uneducated men from the Province of Punjab, India. Kapoor was the only one among these men who was educated so acted as their interpreter, manager and accountant. They worked along the Southern Pacific Railway line near Marysville, California, toward Reno and Nevada. Kapoor heard about the beauty of British Columbia and decided to travel to the west coast but times were tough with discrimination against all South Asians in British Columbia. With this information, Kapoor traveled east to Northern Ontario where he tried homesteading for a year but the extreme winter conditions didn’t appeal to him. Kapoor returned to British Columbia after receiving word from South Asian Canadians that they were in need of an educated accountant/manager for a sawmill. In 1923, with the change in immigration laws, Kapoor arranged for his wife, Besant Kaur to emigrate from India. Besant came to Canada accompanied by Kapoor’s older brother. Kapoor and Besant had two daughters, both born in Duncan B.C. Jagdis Singh Siddoo was born in 1925 and Sargeet Singh Siddoo was born in 1926. Both of their daughters graduated as doctors from University of Toronto medical school. His career in B.C. began as a lumberman for a large lumber mill on Vancouver Island until 1935. Following this, Kapoor established the Kapoor Lumber Company Limited and operated a mill at Shawnigan Lake before eventually purchasing 45 acres in 1939 of the eastern section of the former Barnet Mill site in Burnaby. He purchased the site from the Municipality of Burnaby under the name of Modern Sawmills Limited since there was a restriction on selling this piece of a property to a non-white person. Eventually the name was changed to Kapoor Sawmills Limited. Kapoor’s company was a financial success but was tragically razed on January 14, 1947 due to a devastating fire. A smaller mill was rebuilt on the site and Kapoor maintained a successful financial operation until 1959. In 1959, Kapoor Sidoo was considered one of Vancouver’s most influential men in the South Asian Community. In this same year, the family set up the Kapoor Singh Siddoo Foundation and with help from his wife and daughters opened a hospital in the Punjab village of Aur. In 1964, Kapoor died in India at the age of 79 years. Kapoor’s younger brother, Tara Singh Siddoo came to Canada from India in 1906 but after suffering discrimination, he returned to India in 1912. Several years later Tara returned to Canada joining Kapoor at a logging mill on Vancouver Island. Lesser shares of the mill were held by Tara and other family members. Tara and his wife, Beant Siddoo lived at Barnet between 1943 and 1945, with their family of five sons, Lakhbeer, Gurdeb, Gurcharn, Baldev, Hardev and three daughters, Harjeet (Sangha), RunJet (Basi) and Buckshish (Sarai). One of Tara’s responsibilities was to oversee the logging camp and ensure that the logs arrived regularly from Cowichan Bay near Duncan to the Barnet logging mill.
Subjects
Industries - Logging/lumber
Persons - South Asian Canadians
Names
Kapoor Sawmills Limited
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burrard Inlet
Burnaby - Barnet Marine Park
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
See page 62 in book "In the Shadow by the Sea - recollections of Burnaby's Barnet Village". Caption with photograph reads: "The conveyor that loaded the sawdust chips on to a barge for transport to pulp mills, c. 1940s"
Images
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Barnet, B.C. from the Hill

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto38345
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1907]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the village of Barnet at the mill. The caption stamped at the top of the card reads: "Barnet, B.C. from the Hill." The Barnet Mill was called the North Pacific Lumber Company from 1889 to 1914.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1907]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Charles Lee subseries
Description Level
Item
Record No.
411-004
Accession Number
BHS2000-13
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8 x 13 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the village of Barnet at the mill. The caption stamped at the top of the card reads: "Barnet, B.C. from the Hill." The Barnet Mill was called the North Pacific Lumber Company from 1889 to 1914.
Photographer
Timms Photographic Co.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings - Industrial - Mills
Geographic Features - Inlets
Industries - Forestry
Industries - Logging/lumber
Names
Barnet Mill
Notes
Title taken from caption
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8059 Texaco Drive
Burnaby - Texaco Drive
Burnaby - Barnet Village
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail

Barnet Beach

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto93650
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November 20, 1977
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burrard Inlet, taken facing west from Barnet Beach. Capitol Hill and the Second Narrows Bridge are visible in the distance.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November 20, 1977
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Record No.
556-607
Accession Number
2017-57
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burrard Inlet, taken facing west from Barnet Beach. Capitol Hill and the Second Narrows Bridge are visible in the distance.
Photographer
Chapman, Fred
Subjects
Geographic Features - Beaches
Geographic Features - Inlets
Structures - Bridges
Notes
Title taken from project information form
Accompanied by a project information form and 1 photograph (b&w negative ; 9.5 x 12.5 cm)
BPL no. 57
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Barnet Marine Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail

Barnet Lumber Company House

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/landmark662
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Description
Residential building.
Associated Dates
1925
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Texaco Drive
Associated Dates
1925
Description
Residential building.
Heritage Value
This house is one of two surviving houses built as a “Model Home” for the manager of the Barnet Lumber Company, which was the successor to the North Pacific Lumber Company. It was used as a combined home and office. It was constructed with framing lumber and millwork sawn at the mill. Typical of the Craftsman style, the house has a front gabled roof with triangular eave brackets. It has been altered with the addition of asbestos shingles over the original siding, but retains its form, scale and massing. This house was designed by the firm of Townley & Matheson. The partnership of Fred Laughton Townley (1887-1966) and Robert Michael Matheson began in 1919, and the firm left a rich legacy of sophisticated work, including schools, commercial structures, many fine residences and the landmark Vancouver City Hall.
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Architect
Townley & Matheson
Area
2225.77
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Public (local)
Name Access
Townley & Matheson
Barnet Lumber Company
Subject Access
Buildings - Heritage
Buildings - Residential
Buildings - Residential - Houses
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
Images
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Barnet Lumber Company House

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/landmark663
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Description
Residential building.
Associated Dates
1925
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Texaco Drive
Associated Dates
1925
Description
Residential building.
Heritage Value
This house is one of two surviving houses built as a “Model Home” for one of the assistant managers of the Barnet Lumber Company, using framing lumber and millwork sawn at the mill. This house was also designed by the firm of Townley & Matheson. The house was raised and renovated in 1997, resulting in alterations such as new dormers and elongated porch piers.
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Architect
Townley & Matheson
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Private
Name Access
Townley & Matheson
Barnet Lumber Company
Subject Access
Buildings - Heritage
Buildings - Residential
Buildings - Residential - Houses
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
Images
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Barnet Lumber mill

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto15232
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[192-] (date of original), copied 2004
Collection/Fonds
In the Shadow by the Sea collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) : 300 dpi
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Barnet Lumber Company mill in operation. C.P.R. railroad tracks are visible in the foreground and trees on the north shore of Burrard Inlet are visible in the distance. Plumes of smoke are rising from the mill chimneys.
Administrative History
The Barnet Lumber Company also known as the Barnet mill was in operation between 1925 and 1932. The mill was located on Burrard Inlet in the neighbourhood of Barnet and was one of the most successful local employers in Burnaby until the 1930s when the Great Depression resulted in a strike at the mi…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
In the Shadow by the Sea collection
Date
[192-] (date of original), copied 2004
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) : 300 dpi
Accession Code
BV019.32.51
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Barnet Lumber Company mill in operation. C.P.R. railroad tracks are visible in the foreground and trees on the north shore of Burrard Inlet are visible in the distance. Plumes of smoke are rising from the mill chimneys.
Administrative History
The Barnet Lumber Company also known as the Barnet mill was in operation between 1925 and 1932. The mill was located on Burrard Inlet in the neighbourhood of Barnet and was one of the most successful local employers in Burnaby until the 1930s when the Great Depression resulted in a strike at the mill. The City of Burnaby eventually assumed control of the site including all of the homes when the company failed to pay it's taxes. The city then dismantled the mill and sold the property in two parts - the eastern section would become the Kapoor Sawmills Limited and the western portion, the McColl-Frontenac Oil Company.
Subjects
Industries - Logging/lumber
Industries - Forestry
Buildings - Industrial - Mills
Names
Barnet Lumber Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burrard Inlet
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

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