The Lower Mainland received a healthy dose of snowman-worthy snow over the last few days and although much didn’t stick downtown, I found evidence in the Vancouver Archives that such wasn’t always the case. Downtown Vancouver has definitely seen its share of snow days over the last century:
Vancouver Snow Photos
1937: Courthouse (now Vancouver Art Gallery) lion in the snow. Photographer: James Crookall. Archives# CVA 260-787.
1916: Courthouse (now Vancouver Art Gallery) covered in snow. Archives# CVA 371-1119.
1914-1916 Seymour and Richards Str P94 & Snow in alley. Archives# CVA 789-85.
Georgia and Burrard in the snow. Photographer: James Crookall. Archives# CVA 260-786.
1937: Hastings Street in the snow. Photographer: James Crookall. Archives# CVA 260-788.
1936: Granville at Pender. Archives# CVA 677-276.1 & 555 Howe Street. Archives# CVA 1376-407.
1930s: Stanley Park Pavilion in the snow. Photographer: Walter E. Frost. Archives# CVA 447-242.
1916 Hastings Street. Archives# CVA 789-77 & CVA 789-75.
1918: CN Railway station. Archives# Bu N540.085