This is the Woodwards department store at Cambie and West 41st under construction in 1958. The store opened in 1959 and later became Oakridge Center.
This is the Eburne Sawmill in the Marpole area of Vancouver from 1948. The sawmill used to sit roughly where the Grant-McConachie Way Bridge now resides. The street you see going off the top of the image is SW Marine Drive.
This is the city of Comox from 1947.
This is a shot looking up West Georgia Street in Vancouver from 1958. You can see from the viaduct right up to Stanley Park. You can also see right up Robson Street.
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.
This is Victoria just west of Beacon Hill Park from 1954. You can still make out the Empress Hotel and the Parliament Buildings off in the distance.
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.
This is the Park Royal Shopping Center in West Vancouver from 1959. Back then, only the “North Mall” existed. The “South Mall” didn’t open until 1978. You can also just make out the Toll Booths for the Lions Gate Bridge which weren’t removed until 1963.
This is the B.C. Forest Products Mill, and surrounding community, in Port Hammond (now Maple Ridge) from 1956.
This is Victoria from 1947. The area just North/East of the Johnson Street Bridge. You get a nice view of Fisgard Street, Herald Street and Chatham Street.