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BO-47-1412 : Hastings & Clark Vancouver

 This is the area of Hastings Street and Clark Drive, in Vancouver, from 1947. The main street near the bottom of the image with the “S” curve in it is Hastings. You’ll notice several streetcars on Hastings. You can also just make our Commercial Drive near the top of the screen.

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BO-47-2578 : Hastings Burnaby

 This is Hastings Street in Burnaby from 1947. The street at the bottom of the image running left/right is Ingleton Avenue. Off near the top of the image, you can see the building which is now the Confederation Community Center on Willingdon Avenue. You also get a good view of Pender and Albert Streets.

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BO-47-1460 : Victoria Subdivision

 This is a subdivision in Victoria from 1947 that is under construction. The street running diagonally through the image from the left is Tolmie Avenue. The houses under construction are on Alder, Reed, Rutledge, Yew and Glasgow Streets.

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BO-47-1021 : Shaughnessy

 This is the Shaughnessy area of Vancouver from 1947. Old Shaughnessy Golf Course, near the center of the image, became the VanDusen Botanical Garden 28 years after this photo was taken. Vancouver College can be seen in just left and below the center of the image.

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BO-47-2573 : Burrard Dry Dock

 This is the Burrard Dry Dock site in North Vancouver from 1947. It was situated at the base of Lonsdale Avenue and built over 450 ships in 87 years. You can also see the North Vancouver Ferry Company before it became the SeaBus.

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BO-47-1445 : Downtown Vancouver

 This image is of downtown Vancouver in 1947. You can see St. Paul’s Hospital in the lower-left corner. Looking off to the north-east, you can see the Hotel Vancouver, the Courthouse (now the Vancouver Art Gallery) and the North Shore Mountains. You can even make out the Orpheum, Vogue and Capitol theaters off to the…