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Nelson St. in south Vancouver after a snowfall

Photograph depicts Nelson St., facing west between Bidwell and Denman St. Photo, and was taken during snowfalls between 23 December 1965 and 5 January 1966. During this period 40 inches of snow fell on the west end. The lampstands are typical of t...

Weather ship "Vancouver"

Photograph depicts a weather ship of the Canadian Coastguard called "Vancouver." It was fitting out after launching. This vessel and its sister ship, "Quada," were the largest vessels ever built on the western coast of Canada. ...

Replica of "SS Beaver"

Photograph depicts a replica of the "SS Beaver" built by the RCN in Esquimalt and moored in Vancouver, open to the public. Its pump handle that operated the capston, was reconstructed from a drawing done in 1870.

Japanese cadet sailing ship, "Kaiuo Maru"

Photograph depicts a Japanese cadet sailing ship called "Kaiuo Maru" at Centennial Pier, Vancouver. Its visit was part of 1966 Vancouver Sea Festival and the ship was open to the public for inspection. Note the radar apparatus on the for...

Harbour Park Development site in Coal Harbour

Photograph depicts the Harbour Park Development site in Coal Harbour, Vancouver. Taking rock from the scow to face fill with anti-erosion material. The site is for new high rise apartments at the edge of Stanley park between Georgia St. and the sea.

Former B.C. Electric Railway spur

Photograph depicts the former B.C. Electric Railway spur running westwards along Bridgeport Rd., leading from the former main trackage. It was not in use for many years and was lifted in 1965, except for road crossings. The photo is taken from the...

C.P.R. rail ferry transfer #4

Photograph depicts the C.P.R. rail ferry transfer #4, registered at Victoria. It is tied to the western side of C.P.R. Pier A! at Vancouver. It holds four tracks and is not self-propelled.

Sun Tower in Vancouver, B.C.

Photograph depicts the Sun Building at the intersection of Beatty and West Pender St. in Vancouver, B.C. The photo was taken after the Pacific Press Ltd. Vacated the building on December 26, 1965, and the "Sun" neon sign on the tower was...

Pier B of C.P.R. in Vancouver, B.C.

Photograph depicts Pier B of C.P.R., just west of the C.P.R. railway station. This is the only pier accessible to ocean going passenger liners and is used by P&O vessels. Facilities generally in adequate for the 1960s.

Swimming pool in Stanley Park

Photograph depicts a swimming pool at Second Beach in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C. The snow in the foreground is 16 inches deep and there is a gathering snowstorm in the background coming in from the west.

Ship the "Princess Louise" under tow

Photograph depicts the ship the "Princess Louise" under tow by the Vancouver tug "La Pointe", going through the First Narrows. Just before going through the current took her at 45 degrees to the course and for a moment it looke...

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