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lakeview disaster


The plaque mounted to the garden's shed commemorates the Lakeview disaster. Further details on the accident can be found at the Vancouver Heritage Foundation.


Below: B.C. Electric Railway Company car "Sumas" at the Lakeview Station on the Central Park line, taken around 1903. The image is in the public domain and was made available by the City of Vancouver Archives.


Below: B.C. Electric Railway Company car 1310 at Lakeview Station on the Central Park line, crossing Hull Street.


You can learn more about the Central Park line of the BC Electric Railway in a 2009 article from Translink's Buzzer blog.