Vancouver History Photos: Lighthouses


Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 — 11:14am PST
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Living on the coast we are no stranger to the steady sound of a fog horn or passing beam from a lighthouse when the weather turns, making you want to stay inside on a blustery autumn day clasping a hot cup of a pumpkin pie-flavoured beverage. Today’s roundup of photos from the City of Vancouver Archives features bright beacons in times of darkness that offer light and hope: the noble lighthouse.

Vancouver History Photos: Lighthouses


1890s: Prospect Point. Archives# LGN 468. Photo: R.H. Trueman and Co.


1890s: Brockton Point Lighthouse, Stanley Park. Archives #St Pk P275.


1940s: Brockton Point Lighthouse, Stanley Park. Archives# CVA 1184-2708.


1936: Brockton Point Lighthouse, Stanley Park. Archives# St Pk P124.2.


1916: Point Atkinson Lighthouse, West Vancouver. Archives# Out P613


1940s: Point Atkinson Lighthouse, West Vancouver. Archives# Out N140.


1930s: Prospect Point Lighthouse, Stanley Park. Archives# Bo P10. Photo by J. Fred Spalding.


1938: Prospect Point Signal Station and Lighthouse. Archives# CVA 260-974.

Read more about Point Atkinson, Brockton, and other local lighthouses »

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2 comments

  1. Tyler Ingram says:

    Love seeing these old photos.. especially the Brockton Point ones. So different now

  2. Denis Sitters says:

    What wonderful black and white photos in and around Vancouver.

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