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BC Electric Railway history and statistics

File consists of historical and statistical research material regarding the BC Electric Railway. Predominantly consists of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes the following works: "Brief History of British Columbia Electric Company Interurban Lines" by Cecil Maiden; "From Almost Horses to Trackless Trolleys" from The Buzzer; "British Columbia Electric Interurbans" roster; "Some Historical Dates in Southwest British Columbia Transit History" by Shantler; "B.C.E.R. Statistics" by Davies; "How Three BCER Electric Freight Locomotives were Cornered Near Vancouver's Downtown" by Davies; "Commuting in British Columbia: Vancouver's British Columbia Electric Railway was the Canadian Equivalent of the Sprawling Pacific Electric" by Swett; "The Centennial of Electric Traction" by Angus; and "British Columbia's Street Car Centenary" by Ewert.

BC Electric Railway Interurbans

File consists of research material regarding the BC Electric Railway interurbans, including the Fraser Valley line and the Lulu Island line. Predominantly consists of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Contains the following works: "Traction Substations" by Waddington; "By Interurban to Chilliwack: Memories of a 1949 Ride" by Hind; "How the Interurbans Came Home to British Columbia" by Turner; "How the Rule of the Road was Changed in British Columbia" by the British Columbia Electric Railway Company; "By BCER Interurban to Fraser Mills" by Smith; "Our Centurions" by Webster; "How Three BCER Electric Freight Locomotives were Cornered Near Vancouver's Downtown" by Davies; "British Columbia Electric Railway Company Limited" by Ewert; "The Rebirth of 1231" by Murphy; "Interurban Era Ends with 1958 Run to Steveston" by Ewert; "Preserved BCER Interurban Station Shelters" by Green; "BCER's Connaught Car Back Home After 50 Years"; "1957 Recollections of B.C.E.R. Interurban Line from Marpole to Steveston, Greater Vancouver" by Davies; "Series 'Six Hundreds'" by Murphy; and "The Montreal and Southern Counties Railway" by T.C.H. Smith. Also includes a February 21, 1958 issue (vol. 43, no. 8) of "The Buzzer", the weekly publication of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company.

BC Electric Railway timetables

File consists of British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority Railway Division timetable 81 (16 June 1968) and timetable 95A (6 Dec. 1987). Also includes a First District Time Table No. 75.

BC Forest Museum in Duncan

File consists of material regarding the attraction near Duncan known variously as the Cowichan Valley Forest Museum, the BC Forest Discovery Centre, and the British Columbia Forest Museum Park. Includes pamphlets, ticket stubs, and clippings from periodicals. Also includes issue no. 23 of 'Museum Round-Up' from July 1966 that features a cover story on the Cowichan Valley Forest Museum.

BC Hydro Railway

File consists of research material regarding the BC Hydro Railway. Predominantly consists of photocopy reproductions, excerpts from books, and clippings from periodicals. Includes information about the formation of the BC Hydro Railway in 1961, specifications of locomotives 960 and 961, and schedules. Contains the following works: "B.C. Hydro Rail: A Brief History"; "Map of Railway Freight Lines Operated by British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority"; and "B.C. Hydro Railway (The 'BCE' Route)"; "The Big Boys Little Helper in the British Columbia Lower Mainland: She Makes rail Ends Meet--Makes Projects--And a Host of Friends Through Efficient Service" by Adams; and "B.C. Electric - B.C. Hydro: A Brief Survey of Rail Operations" by Ewert.

BC Hydro Railway Abbotsford

Photograph depicts a westbound way freight switching at the Matsqui Industrial Centre on the north side of Abbotsford. Train consisted of BC Hydro Railway locomotives and 25 box cars.

BC Hydro Railway Burnaby

Photograph depicts the Central Park Branch in Burnaby. Taken just west of the Stride Avenue grade crossing. The spur visible in the background led to the Dominion Glass Company Ltd. bottle plant.

BC Hydro Railway Fort Langley

Photograph depicts a CPR unit coal train travelling eastward at the Livingstone Road grade crossing, near the freeway and with half of the train already on the CNR connector. This connects the main line of BC Hydro Railway with the CNR main line (known as the Rawlison Subdivision CNR).

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