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Archive Photos of the Day: Biplanes
Vancouver is spectacular from almost any angle but I really love getting above it all when I'm taking a seaplane flight, helicopter ride, or am fortunate to do a ride-along with a traffic plane. There's quite a bit of aviation history here in BC, as you can find in the Canadian Museum of Flight and just across the border at the Heritage Flight Museum in Bellingham. Today I found some aerial gems featuring biplanes thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives: Archive Photos of the Day: Biplanes…
Archives Photos of the Day: North Shore Ferries
Tomorrow marks the 113th anniversary of the North Vancouver ferry boat ('North Vancouver No. 1') beginning its regular service between North Vancouver and the south shore of Burrard Inlet. Scheduled ferry service began in 1893 with the Union Steamship Company and North Vancouver No. 1 started carrying foot passengers to and from each shore on May 12, 1900. 1911: North Vancouver Ferry No. 2 & No 3. Archives Item# Bo P338.1 & Bo P338.2. By 1904, North Vancouver No. 2 hit the waters and offered…
Preview: This Day in Vancouver
One day at a time. A lot has happened in the relatively young, 125-year history of Vancouver, and that’s how Jesse Donaldson wants to show us as much of it as he possibly can. The biggest names in