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Aerial view of north end of Granville Street Bridge and downtown Vancouver, BC, [B. Richmond Vancouver, Vancouver Photos, Vancouver Bc Canada, Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Vancouver Skyline, Vancouver Washington, Paris Pictures, Vintage Pictures

Downtown Vancouver, c.1964

Aerial view of north end of Granville Street Bridge and downtown Vancouver, BC, circa-1964. [B.C. Gov't photo]

Pattullo Bridge New West 1940 Fraser River, Fraser Valley, Vancouver Photos, Vancouver Island, West Coast Canada, Trans Canada Highway, Pacific Highway, Westminster, Surrey

Postcard: Pattullo Bridge, c.1940

"Pattullo Bridge and Pacific Highway, New Westminster, B.C. Royal Canadian Air Force Photograph" Made in Canada by the Gowen, Sutton Co. Ltd., Vancouver, B.C. The Pattullo Bridge, New Westminster, BC. Constructed 1936-37; extant. Northeast view across the Fraser River toward Surrey from above Columbia Street in New Westminster. Visible upstream to the north is the old Fraser River Bridge (low level road-rail with swing span, 1904; extant without road portion). This crossing was part of the…

 Lewis's Toy Fair Christmas from the Badge Collectors Circle Archive Visit Santa, Most Beautiful Cities, Good Ole, Do You Remember, Christmas Love, Vancouver Island, The Good Old Days, Childhood Memories, School Memories

Woodward's Santa Button. I remember getting one of these when visiting Santa Claus as a kid at Woodward' department store.

Spencer's Department Store at Christmas VPL Accession Number: 17174 Date: 1929 Photographer / Studio: Unknown Vancouver Bc Canada, Vancouver Island, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Canada Country, Spencer, Iconic Photos, Photographic Studio

Archives Photos of the Day: Christmas Decorations

It's almost December and while some lament the fact that Christmas tunes are already being played on the radio and in stores, others are embracing the season -- and people like my neighbour have their tree up already! With Santa Claus parades in Surrey and Vancouver this weekend and tree lighting ceremonies happening around the region, I thought I would take a look at some old festive photos from the Vancouver Public Library archives this week: 1949 - Entrance to Exhibition Park, Christmas…

Prospect Point, Stanley Park, Vancouver, B. - City of Vancouver Archives Stanley Park Vancouver, Vancouver Bc Canada, Vancouver City, Vancouver Island, Vancouver Photos, Seymour, Canadian History, Local History

125 years of Stanley Park in photos

Explore the history of Stanley Park through photos.

The Lions Gate Bridge opened to traffic in November, 1938 but the official opening was on this day, May overseen by this royal couple, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. Here are some construction pics to mark the occasion. Stanley Park Vancouver, Vancouver British Columbia, North Vancouver, Vancouver Island, World Beautiful City, Beautiful Places, Bridge Construction, Lions Gate

Lions Gate Bridge Construction Photos

Lions Gate Bridge Construction Photos from the City of Vancouver Archives

Descending Grouse Mountain on the Capilano side. Photo by Franklin Walter Hewton in courtesy the Vancouver Archives. North Vancouver, Laundry Hacks, Most Beautiful Cities, Old City, North Shore, Historical Photos, British Columbia, Family History, Outdoor Activities

Descending Grouse Mountain on the Capilano side. Photo by Franklin Walter Hewton in 1914, courtesy the Vancouver Archives.

Vancouver Icons: Nine O'Clock Gun in Stanley Park, photos and history Stanley Park Vancouver, Vancouver Bc Canada, Vancouver Island, Canadian History, Most Beautiful Cities, Historical Pictures, Oclock, Canada Travel

Vancouver Icons: Nine O'Clock Gun

History of the Nine O'Clock Gun in Coal Harbour, Stanley Park, Vancouver

Robson and Hornby, 1907 Excavating for the new court house, now the Vancouver Art Gallery. Source: City of Vancouver Archives Sc Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vancouver Art Gallery, Iconic Photos, Most Beautiful Cities, History Facts, Back In The Day, Historical Photos, British Columbia

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Robson and Hornby, 1907 Excavating for the new court house, now the Vancouver Art Gallery. Source: City of Vancouver Archives #Van Sc P109