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Vancouver Was Awesome: Vancouver Aerial, 1951

Vancouver Was Awesome: Vancouver Aerial, 1951

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . In my routine scouring of the internet in search of old Vancouver photos, I came across a website filled with some amazing, high quality mid-century aerial shots of BC.
Vancouver Was Awesome: Vancouver's Scariest Resident, 1909 - 1911

Vancouver Was Awesome: Vancouver's Scariest Resident, 1909 - 1911

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . A young Englishman and aspiring thespian named William Henry Pratt came to Vancouver in 1909 looking for work.
Vancouver Was Awesome: Repatriating Petroglyph Rock

Vancouver Was Awesome: Repatriating Petroglyph Rock

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . Stanley Park has much not-so-awesome history for local First Nations.
Vancouver Was Awesome: Vie's and Viaducts, 1971

Vancouver Was Awesome: Vie's and Viaducts, 1971

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . The now apparently doomed Georgia and Dunsmuir Viaducts replaced the old Georgia Viaduct that was built in 1915.

Vancouver Was Awesome: The Cellar, 1964

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4TWhYDGJuQ This is an excerpt from an NFB documentary entitled In Search of Innocence about how Vancouver's poets and painters look at life and art.
Vancouver Was Awesome: Komagata Maru, 1914

Vancouver Was Awesome: Komagata Maru, 1914

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . Ninety-eight years ago today, a Japanese ship named the Komagata Maru arrived in Vancouver harbour with 376 passengers from India looking to settle in British Columbia.
Vancouver Was Awesome: The Battle of Deadman's Island

Vancouver Was Awesome: The Battle of Deadman's Island

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . In 1899, industrialist Theodore Ludgate persuaded the Dominion government to lease him Deadman’s Island to build a sawmill.

Queen Alexandra Elementary Class of '86, Vancouver's Centennial year

Did you attend Queen Alexandra Elementary in 1986? Are you pictured in this graduation photo below holding an (AMAZING!) Vancouver 100th anniversary flags? OR, do you know anyone in this photo? They'd be 30-something now, and I bet they'd love to see
Vancouver Was Awesome: Hunter S Thompson, 1958

Vancouver Was Awesome: Hunter S Thompson, 1958

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . After reading a Time Magazine article on the new direction of the Vancouver Sun , a young and still unknown Hunter S. Thompson wrote the paper asking for a job.
Something big is happening next to Pacific Boulevard

Something big is happening next to Pacific Boulevard

If you've been anywhere near Pacific Boulevard or the Georgia viaduct over the past couple of days you may have noticed (in fact there's no way you DIDN'T notice) thousands of pallets on the ground of that chunk of land on the northeast corner of Fal
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