Item 1999-02-0041 - L. Wicks at the last Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the British Columbia Electric Company

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L. Wicks at the last Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the British Columbia Electric Company

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CA TWU Wicks-4-1999-02-0041

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  • 1960 (Creation)
    Graphic Industries Ltd.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Photograph of L. Wicks cutting the ribbon at the last ribbon cutting ceremony of the British Columbia Electric Railway. L. Wicks formerly worked as a conductor, bus driver and trolly coach operator for the company. Standing to the right of L. Wicks are Bob Swanson, Chief Inspector of the Department of Commercial Transport and Mr. Purdy. Two other gentlement are standing in the photograph.

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Lyle Wicks


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1 original print; 1 photocopy

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Note on verso of photograph reads "Mr. Swanson was a notable in his own right as an inventor of many things including all or most of the train whistles used in North America."

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Scanned images burned to DVD 11 February 2007; preservation/backup copies only, as copyright restrictions apply

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April 07, 2006<br/>February 17, 2007<br/>Friday, April 07, 2006 4:23:07 PM by sylvias<br/>Friday, April 07, 2006 2:42:43 PM by sylvias<br/>Friday, April 07, 2006 9:57:01 AM by SylviaS<br/>2006 M.Kelly

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  • Box: B 30 S 4 Box 04