This is a view of Haney from 1954. It’s the area of what is now the Haney Bypass. The two streets that you see coming down toward the river are 223rd and 224th Streets. On the far right you can just make out the Port Haney Brick & Tile Company. What there was of “downtown”…
In 1951 when this stadium was first built, it was called Capilano Stadium, but in 1978 it was renamed to Nat Bailey Stadium. This photo is from 1953.
This is the Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver from 1958. The photo looks North towards Strathcona and Downtown East Side. You get a good view of Main Street, Kingsway and the train yards at Terminal.
This is the Eureka Sawmill with the city of Nanaimo in the background from 1947.
This is the Canadian Puget Sound Lumber Mill in Victoria from 1947. It’s located at the corner of Pembroke Street and Store Street.
This is the “Old City” area of Nanaimo from 1955.
Here’s another amazing image. Did you know there was a Ford Automotive Assembly Plant on Kingsway in Burnaby? The factory sat in the location now taken up by part of Metrotown Center. This image from 1958 shows the Ford Plant in all it’s glory. The street beside the plant is Silver Avenue and the street…
This is Penticton from 1948. The intersection at the bottom of the image is Main Street and Lakeshore Drive East.
This is a really amazing photo of a house fire in North Vancouver from 1951. It must have been flown VERY low. It’s the most detail I’ve seen out of any air photo so far. The house fire is near the corner of St. Andrews Avenue and East 4th Street. Further up the hill you…
This is a bit if a higher up shot of Victoria’s Inner Harbour from 1951. You get an excellent view of the city and houses surrounding the downtown core. Check out the ships in the harbour.