This is a bit if a higher up shot of Victoria’s Inner Harbour from 1951. You get an excellent view of the city and houses surrounding the downtown core. Check out the ships in the harbour.
This is a subdivision in Victoria from 1947 that is under construction. The street running diagonally through the image from the left is Tolmie Avenue. The houses under construction are on Alder, Reed, Rutledge, Yew and Glasgow Streets.
This is Victoria from 1954. The image doesn’t quite have the clarity of some of the others, but still interesting to see this part of town.
Taken from almost directly above the Empress Hotel and facing North, this photo shows downtown Victoria from 1947.
This is the Johnson Street Bridge in Victoria from 1947. A little bit of the “grittier” part of town. Can you spot the steam locomotive?
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…
In 1947, the battleship USS Iowa (BB-61) made a visit to Victoria. This is a shot as it was leaving for it’s next destination.
Victoria Harbour in 1947. You can see the Empress Hotel, the Parliament Building and the Ferry Terminal.