WW II era B.C. Electric Railway Co. Observation Car Photograph
Vancouver, BC: Harry Bullen, 1943. Photograph. A gelatin silver, sepia toned oblong souvenir photograph, (3-3/4 x 9-1/4 inches wide) with "B.C. Electric Rly Co Observation Car" and "Harry Bullen - Photographer. 2608 Granville St. Phone Bay. 8869." printed along bottom edge, date stamp of "July 14 1943' and number in pencil to verso. Photograph with developer's fingerprint in negative at lower left, some sepia tone stain to top border and minor wear. The car number is 124 and on the end of the car is a sign that reads; "Seeing Vancouver / 2 Hour Trip / Fare 50c." Near Fine. Item #2949
A wartime photo taken during the Summer of '43 with a full car load of tourists taking in the sights - and conveniently - right in front of Harry Bullen's Granville street photography studio! Other businesses visible are "Bess'tt Beauty Shoppe" ; "Macfarlane's Library" ; "Normandy Hardware" and "Walter Ross Custom Built Chesterfields" on the sedan delivery truck.
Price: $55.00 CAD other currencies