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BO-48-3111 : Hatzic Flood

 In 1948, a cool spring and warm summer led to a sudden melting of the winter snow pack that caused major flooding throughout the Lower Mainland. On June 3rd the Hatzic dyke, just east of Mission, gave way.

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BO-46-129 : Burnaby Heights

 This is the Burnaby Heights area of North Burnaby in 1946. The Iron Workers Memorial Bridge hasn’t been built yet and the whole east-side of the North Shore is looking very uninhabited.

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BO-46-2 : Alaska Pine Company

 This is New Westminster overlooking Poplar Island and the site of the Scott Paper mill. In 1946, when this picture was taken, it was still called the Alaska Pine Company. You can also make out 6th Ave and 12th street.

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BO-46-124 : False Creek / Granville Island

 This 1946 photo is taken from downtown Vancouver looking south-west to Granville Island. It includes the old Granville Bridge, the Burrard Bridge and the old railway bridge over False Creek. You can also see a bit of the downtown end of Davie Village.