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Item : MAP 657 - Map showing route Vancouver to Mission

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Map showing route Vancouver to Mission

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  • Cartographic material

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Burrard Westminster Boundary Railway and Navigation Company

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AM1594-: MAP 657

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Scale 1:67584

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  • 1912 (Authorship)
    Burrard Westminster Boundary Railway and Navigation Company
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1 map : blueprint, annot. ; 94 x 122 cm

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Item is a map showing a proposed railway route from Vancouver to Mission and other existing and proposed railways (Canadian Pacific Railway, Canadian Northern Railway, BC Electric Railway, and Victoria, Vancouver, and Eastern Railway), navigable and tide waters, highways and street systems.

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An annotation on verso reads: "Provenance: Vol. 93, RG [Record Group] 2 [Series] A1, City Clerk's correspondence, 1912.," indicating the item was removed from COV-S20 (City Clerk's Office subject files - including Council supporting documents), where it was likely attached to a letter or other records, and placed in the map collection.

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A microfiche copy is available in the Reading Room.
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  • Format: TIFF (LZW compressed)
  • MD5: 0F1404B7D6D544AD511BD1BC92CFBFD5
  • Size: 180561140 bytes

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  • Cabinet: 494-13-03