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BO-48-3069 : Barnet Lumber Mill

 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…

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58-49 : Station Square Burnaby

 This is the Station Square area of Burnaby from 1958. You get a great view of the Ford Motor Plant, which has several of it’s own posts. The major street just below the Ford Plant is Kingsway. To the right of the Ford Plant you see Silver Avenue, McKay Avenue and Willingdon Avenue.

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53-112 : Brentwood Mall

 This is the Brentwood Mall area of Burnaby from 1953. We just miss the Lougheed Highway at the bottom of the screen. Willingdon Avenue is on the left and the big cluster of trees on the lower quarter of the image is now Brentwood Mall.

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53-110 : Brentwood Park

 This is the Brentwood Park area of Burnaby from 1953. The street at the bottom of the screen is Lougheed Highway and the street running up the right is Delta Avenue. Not much there, yet.

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BO-51-245 : Cascade Drive-In Burnaby

 This is the Cascade Drive-In, in Burnaby, from June 16, 1951. The movie theater was located in Cascade Heights at the corner of Canada Way and Curle Avenue. It was torn down in 1982 to make room for townhouses and office space. You can also see the start of construction of Burnaby General Hospital. I…

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BO-52-357 : Metrotown

 This is the Metrotown area of Burnaby from 1952. The main street running through the photo is Kingsway. The area where Metrotown stands now is a Ford Auto Plant, a Kelly-Douglas Company warehouse and an old school. You can even see the foundation of an even older school beside this one. Two years after this…

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BO-47-2578 : Hastings Burnaby

 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.

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58-46 : Burnaby Ford Plant

 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…

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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.