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How'd it look? Vancouver photographer creates photo-comparisons of historic local sites

How'd it look? Vancouver photographer creates photo-comparisons of historic local sites

The site's slider tool allows people to compare historical shots with the 2020 version.
There used to be a gas station on the corner of Granville and Broadway

There used to be a gas station on the corner of Granville and Broadway

Back when leaded gasoline was a thing
Here's what proof of vaccination looked like for Canadian immigrants in 1910

Here's what proof of vaccination looked like for Canadian immigrants in 1910

Immigrants would present this to prevent being held in detention
Learn all about BC's Black pioneers with this online exhibit

Learn all about BC's Black pioneers with this online exhibit

BC Black History Awareness Society launches robust online exhibit
This secret armoured train patrolled a B.C. river during WWII

This secret armoured train patrolled a B.C. river during WWII

The No. 1 Armoured Train ran up and down the Skeena from 1943-1944
Waterfront Station looked a lot different in 1912

Waterfront Station looked a lot different in 1912

Where's the SkyTrain?
A brief history of cider in British Columbia

A brief history of cider in British Columbia

While the craft cider craze in British Columbia might be a recent happening, this province has a long and storied history with our favourite bubbly fruit beverage.
This unique estate was once a substation powering Vancouver's interurban streetcars (PHOTOS)

This unique estate was once a substation powering Vancouver's interurban streetcars (PHOTOS)

And it can be YOURS for just under $3 million.
The forgotten story of Evel Knievel's jump in Vancouver BC

The forgotten story of Evel Knievel's jump in Vancouver BC

He jumped 12 cars inside the Pacific Coliseum
Men wore suits to the beach in the 1920s

Men wore suits to the beach in the 1920s

Visits to the beach looked decidedly different in the 1920s