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YVR

Vancouver International Airport - aka YVR - seen as we passed over en route to YYJ.

1954 – Aerial view over Granville Island. Granville Island Vancouver, Richmond Vancouver, Vancouver Bc Canada, Vancouver Photos, Casablanca, Landscape Photos, Landscape Photography, Cool Landscapes, Houses

Archives Photos of the Day: Granville Island

It was on this day in history (1868) that the second Earl Granville was named Secretary of the Colonies. Granville Townsite (Gastown), Granville Street, Granville Island. have all been named after him. It's a nice tie-in to today's collection of photos from the archives, which all feature Granville Island. At this time of year it's just as alive as in the summer with holiday gift shoppers visiting local artisans, dinner essentials getting hand-picked in the market, and holiday plays bringing…

Georgia and Burrard - late Vancouver Bc Canada, Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Seymour, Visit Canada, Most Beautiful Cities, Local History, Historical Pictures, Canada Travel

Christ Church - late 1890s/2009

This is Vancouver's oldest church and was built in 1894. As this comparison shows, the area around it has changed dramatically and it's an amazing feat that the church still exists at one of Vancouver's most prominent intersections downtown. Everything around it has changed, obviously, and this church represents a glimpse of the scale of what downtown Vancouver used to be. The Hotel Vancouver is across the street from this church which would be to the right, out of the photo.

Looking over Vancouver Harbour, B. from Hotel Vancouver … Vancouver Skyline, Vancouver City, North Vancouver, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Hotel Secrets, Most Beautiful Cities

Past Tense

images that may or may not be historical, related to vancouver, or my wordpress blog, past tense. You can also follow me on twitter. Most of these images were found online. If any belong to you, you...

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CP Air Boeing 747 This was one of my favorite cards, because I loved the colors of CP Air’s airplanes: silver, red and orange. Canadian Airlines, Pacific Airlines, Best Airlines, Sud Aviation, Civil Aviation, Boeing Aircraft, Passenger Aircraft, Concorde, Rolls Royce

Airplane Postcards

CP Air Boeing 747 This was one of my favorite cards, because I loved the colors of CP Air’s airplanes: silver, red and orange.

31 years ago we went to Expo 86 and it was a blast! Expo When Vancouver wooed the world — 30 photos, 30 years later Vancouver Bc Canada, Vancouver Island, West Coast Canada, Seville Spain, Western Canada, World's Fair, Most Beautiful Cities, Best Day Ever, Old Pictures

Expo 86: When Vancouver wooed the world — 30 photos, 30 years later

Expo 86 is widely hailed as the start of Vancouver’s transformation from a sleepy little town into the international metropolis it is today.

cool map of "downtown" Vancouver from note the "fierce wind" blowing from the west. Vancouver Map, Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Forest Falls, Indian Creek, Visit Canada, School Pictures, School Pics, Vintage Maps

1886 map of Vancouver | News

Here is an old map of Vancouver from 1886. You’ll notice that most of it is forests and that False Creek went well into East Vancouver. During the first World War the eastern part of False Creek, which formerly ran to Clark Drive, was filled in by the Great Northern Railway and Canadian Northern Pacific Railway to create land for their terminals and rail yards. Here is a similar map of present day Vancouver: Just for fun here is a map of Vancouver Super Mario World style for the SkTrain…