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BO-48-2812 : Cornwall and Maple

 This is another low altitude shot of apartment buildings in the Kitsilano area of Vancouver from 1948. The intersection in the top-left is the corner of Cornwall Avenue and Maple Street. At the bottom of the image you can see the rail lines that the interurban streetcars ran on. The “Kitsilano Loop” was in use…

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BO-48-2810 : Cornwall Avenue, Kitsilano

 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.

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BO-48-2809 : Kitsilano Apartments

 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.

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55-49 : The End of the Interurban

 This photo from 1955 provides an amazing view of the area around the Burrard Bridge. The Interurban electric railway system had ended and many of the trams were parked under the bridge waiting to be destroyed. The Molson brewery was still the Sicks’ Capilano Brewery, the old railway bridge still goes over False Creek, and…

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BO-57-425 : The Old Carling Brewery

 This is an image of the old Carling Brewery from 1957 which was located at the corner of 12th and Arbutus in Vancouver. You can also see Connaught Park and Kitsilano Secondary School in the background.

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BO-48-2811 : Kitsilano

 This is a low altitude photo of the Kitsilano area of Vancouver in 1948. You can see Henry Hudson Elementary (100 years old) just toward the top-right of center. Then two buildings further back lies the Seaforth Armoury.

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BO-48-2813 : Kitsilano

 This is a really low altitude photo of a subdivision in the Kitsilano area of Vancouver in 1948. The intersection near the middle of the screen is West 1st Avenue and Maple Street. At the top of the image you’ll see Henry Hudson Elementary.