Today’s collection of archives photos come from museums and archives around Metro Vancouver. One theme throughout the various communities in our region is that they have bridges; crossing the inlet or an arm of the Fraser.
Description: Construction progress photograph looking north across False Creek showing a dredge on the east side of the Connaught Bridge (site of the current Cambie Bridge).
Vancouver Archives Item Number: CVA 371-278
Photo source: WJ Moore
Description: William M. Mott, owner of Mott Electric Co. posing with cable on the deck of the Pattullo Bridge prior to its opening.
New Westminster Heritage Accession Number: 3109
Photo source: Stride Studios
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