This photo was originally labelled as being in Bennett, BC, but it was decided that this is incorrect. It is actually the “Best Wood Cedar Shingle Company” mill in Barnet, BC, now part of Burnaby located on the Burrard Inlet. This is a great shot of the Lumber Mill while it was still there. You…
This is Tsawwassen Beach taken in 1948. The main intersection toward the top-right is the corner of English Bluff Road and 1st Ave.
This is a close up of Granthams Landing, just north of Gibsons, from 1948. This image was originally mislabelled as Hopkins Landing. Thanks to Margo for pointing out the error.
This is Naramata, on the east shore of Okanagan Lake, from 1948. Check out the rail barge bringing in supplies.
This is the Timberland Lumber Company Sawmill, located in the Brownsville area of Surrey, from 1948. The dock that you see near the sawmill, might very well be the remains of Surrey’s only ferry terminal. It operated between Surrey and New Westminster up until the late 1800’s. In the background, of course, is New Westminster.
This is another low altitude shot of apartment buildings in the Kitsilano area of Vancouver from 1948. The intersection in the top-left is the corner of Cornwall Avenue and Maple Street. At the bottom of the image you can see the rail lines that the interurban streetcars ran on. The “Kitsilano Loop” was in use…
This is another really low altitude shot of housing in the Kitsilano area of Vancouver from 1948. The intersection on the left is the corner of Cornwall Avenue and Yew Street just south of Kitsilano Beach Park. There are several people in windows and on the street watching the plane fly past.
This is a really low altitude shot of some apartments in Vancouver from 1948. The intersection is the corner of Cornwall Avenue and Vine Street just south of Kitsilano Beach Park. Surprisingly, the area still looks pretty similar.
This is an overview of the northern part of Penticton from 1948.
This is the Penticton Saw Mill and adjoining Kettle Valley Railway Station from 1948. The rail station was located on the west side of central Penticton between Hastings Avenue and Duncan Avenue West.