18 Photos of Vancouver in 1918


Thursday, January 4th, 2018 — 12:53pm PDT
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Looking ahead to 2018, I thought it would be fun to look back 100 years to catch a glimpse of Vancouver in 1918, thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives.

18 Photos of Vancouver in 1918

CPR Station and Tracks
What would be Waterfront Station’s platforms and tracks today. Archives #CVA 21-13.

False Creek Seawall December 4, 1918
Before False Creek was filled in. Archives# CVA 371-2645.

False Creek Fill, Main Street January 31, 1918
Archives# Bu N540.081.

Canadian Northern Railway station under construction January 2, 1918
Today’s Pacific Central Station. Archives #Bu N540.077.

A busy day at Robinson’s Clothes Shop March 1918
Robinson’s Clothes Shop was located at 441 Hastings Street West at Richards. Photo by Stuart Thomson. Archives #CVA 99-5174.

Georgia Viaduct closed to traffic during a carnival
Photo by James Crookall. Archives# CVA 260-1051.

Vancouver Amateur Swimming Club May 24th 1918
Photo by Stuart Thomson. Archives #CVA 99-5379

Hydro plane crash into roof of house at 755 Bute Street September 4, 1918
Photo by Gowen. Archives# Air P31.

Beach Avenue English Bay
Archives #SGN 1619

Bowman’s Storage at Powell Street
Photo by Stuart Thomson. Archives #CVA 99-185

Bear pit at the Stanley Park Zoo
Photo by James Crookall. Archives# CVA 260-1194.105.

Patients & staff at Shaughnessy Military Hospital June 12, 1918
Photo by Stuart Thomson. Archives# CVA 99-5203.


English Bay Beach
Photo by James Crookall. Archives# CVA 260-1194.107.

Carnival on Granville Street at Georgia Street
Photo by James Crookall. Archives #CVA 260-1610.

Parade on Georgia Street the old and new Hudson Bay Stores
Photo by James Crookall. Archives# CVA 260-1113.09.

City from Stanley Park, and first gasoline service station. Imperial Oil Limited.
Archives #SGN 1631.

Brockton Point showing West Vancouver Ferry
Before the Sea Wall. Archives# SGN 1625.

Duck pond & Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park
Archives# CVA 21-11.

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