This is a nice photo of the Vancouver waterfront at the foot of Main Street from 1959. You get a nice view of the back of the Canadian National Pier.
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 a slightly higher altitude overview of the West Point Grey area of Vancouver from 1955. You can see from Spanish Banks all the way back to the Vancouver Airport, and you get a nice view of all the buildings that make up the Jericho Beach Air Station.
This is a view of the south end of the Cambie Street Bridge from 1955. You can see a good chunk of the Mt. Pleasant and Fairview areas of Vancouver all the way back to Queen Elizabeth Park. The photo itself is labelled “Johnson Storage” but I was unable to find any information about the…
This is a shot of the area around the University of British Columbia from 1953. Near the middle you’ll find the Iona Building of the Vancouver School of Theology.
This is a slightly different view of Victoria from 1947. Looking south down Government and Douglas Streets from roughly Herald Street. You can see all the way to the ocean.
This is Penticton from 1948. The intersection at the bottom of the image is Main Street and Lakeshore Drive East.