Municipal Bus Depot


Description
Creator:
Unknown photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Photo taken at Municipal Bus Depot, foot of 14th Street.Bill Thompson, who is seen in this photo standing in front of Bus #3 and was a bus driver for a number of years after First World War (WWI) give the following information. He says that Bus #6 was originally a Pierce Arrow touring car that was used as a bus and to tow the Fire Dept.'s reel in case of fire. After some years the rear portion, immediatly behind the door, was removed. An elongated bus body, shown in this photo, was added. In this enlarged form it was able to carry up to 70 people. It ran from Hollyburn, first to 25th St. and later as far as West Bay. (interview with Bill Thompson - June 8, 1981)
Date of Original:
1925
Date Of Event:
1925
Subject(s):
Corporate Name(s):
Vancouver Public Library
Local identifier:
0107.VPL
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • 14th Street
    fltLatitude: 49.332506
    Latitude: 49.332506 Longitude: -123.15422
  • British Columbia, Canada
    fltLatitude: 49.32529
    Latitude: 49.32529 Longitude: -123.1503
Copyright Statement:
Public domain.
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Copyright Holder:
Vancouver Public Library
Location of Original:
Vancouver Public Library
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned July 2011 using Epson Perfection V700 Photo at 300dpi. Alternate Versions: Lossless TIF from original scan at full size of original image.W23 x H19 cm black & white print on photo paper. Negative available (Vancouver Public Library Photo #13492).
Contact
West Vancouver Memorial Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

1950 Marine Drive
West Vancouver, BC V7V 1J8
604-925-7400

Municipal Bus Depot




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Municipal Bus Depot


Photo taken at Municipal Bus Depot, foot of 14th Street.Bill Thompson, who is seen in this photo standing in front of Bus #3 and was a bus driver for a number of years after First World War (WWI) give the following information. He says that Bus #6 was originally a Pierce Arrow touring car that was used as a bus and to tow the Fire Dept.'s reel in case of fire. After some years the rear portion, immediatly behind the door, was removed. An elongated bus body, shown in this photo, was added. In this enlarged form it was able to carry up to 70 people. It ran from Hollyburn, first to 25th St. and later as far as West Bay. (interview with Bill Thompson - June 8, 1981)