This is a shot of downtown Victoria from 1947 looking south-east towards Fairfield. The Hudson Bay Company store can be seen just bottom-left of center. It also looks like there is a bit of a rail yard just off Chatham Street.
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 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.
Taken from almost directly above the Empress Hotel and facing North, this photo shows downtown Victoria from 1947.
This is the Hudson’s Bay Company store in Victoria from 1947. It also shows Douglas St., Government St. and Blanshard St. This image has an amazing amount of detail. Check out the Victoria Public Market…