This is the Eburne Sawmill in the Marpole area of Vancouver from 1948. The sawmill used to sit roughly where the Grant-McConachie Way Bridge now resides. The street you see going off the top of the image is SW Marine Drive.
This is a shot looking up West Georgia Street in Vancouver from 1958. You can see from the viaduct right up to Stanley Park. You can also see right up Robson Street.
This is the area of Hastings Street and Clark Drive, in Vancouver, from 1947. The main street near the bottom of the image with the “S” curve in it is Hastings. You’ll notice several streetcars on Hastings. You can also just make our Commercial Drive near the top of the screen.
In 1951 when this stadium was first built, it was called Capilano Stadium, but in 1978 it was renamed to Nat Bailey Stadium. This photo is from 1953.
This is the Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver from 1958. The photo looks North towards Strathcona and Downtown East Side. You get a good view of Main Street, Kingsway and the train yards at Terminal.
This is the English Bay area of Vancouver from 1954. A beautiful sunny day and the beaches are packed.
This is the Shaughnessy area of Vancouver from 1948. Old Shaughnessy Golf Course is now the site of the VanDusen Botanical Garden. There’s an interesting “camp” at the top of the image that looks like a military base. I count approximately 80 buses in the parking lot. If anyone has any information about this, please…
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.
This is the Shaughnessy area of Vancouver from 1947. Old Shaughnessy Golf Course, near the center of the image, became the VanDusen Botanical Garden 28 years after this photo was taken. Vancouver College can be seen in just left and below the center of the image.
This is Granville Island and part of downtown Vancouver from 1956. This is the “new” Granville Street bridge which is only 2 years old here.