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British Columbia Electric Railway

Interurban and city passenger operations.

1226 southbound on the Arbutus line at West 23rd Avenue, on its way to Marpole and thence to New Westminster. 1949 John Stern/Angus Mc. Intyre Collection

When John Stern visited Vancouver in 1949 he took a photo of the B.C. Electric Lulu Island swing span bridge.
Here it is looking north to Marpole. Likely taken from the front of an interurban car.
Angus Mc. Intrye Collection

Fraser River Rail Bridge 1949 John Stern/Angus Mc. Intyre Collection

BC Electric interurban train from Chilliwack entering New Westminster.
Leading the train is baggage-express car 1723 built by the American Car Company in 1910.

1204 destined Marpole stopped at Davie & Seymour Streets. 1949 John Stern/Joseph Testagrose Collection

 

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