I don’t know for certain where this image was made. But if I had to guess, I’d say it was near the trolley car barns (Main and Prior). The streetcar nearby and the quantity of track (both laid and in pieces) led me to that conclusion.
BC Worker’s Compensation Board, had it been in operation at the time, would have had something to say about this.There was something about the image above that bothered me. Something that didn’t look safe. Then it struck me. The fellow standing next to the wagon with the warning: “Danger: 500 Volts. Do not touch machine or watch flame” had a solid grip on the wagon! I doubt that the welder was actually welding during this photo session, but it appears that the wagon was hooked up to a power source. I suspect that the