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Vancouver Was Awesome: Tree Stump House, pre-1910

Vancouver Was Awesome: Tree Stump House, pre-1910

This Mount Pleasant tree stump contained a three-room home. Photographed before 1910, it was situated on what's now Prince Edward Street in Vancouver's Riley Park neighbourhood.
Vancouver Was Awesome: The Battle of Jericho, 1872

Vancouver Was Awesome: The Battle of Jericho, 1872

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . The earliest known use of the name Jericho in this area was in reference to an 1872 incident dubbed "The Battle of Jericho.
Vancouver Was Awesome: No Suicide, 1959

Vancouver Was Awesome: No Suicide, 1959

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . Source: Vancouver Sun , 28 November 1959
Vancouver Was Awesome: Vancouver's Sherlock Holmes, 1934

Vancouver Was Awesome: Vancouver's Sherlock Holmes, 1934

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . John F.C.B. Vance was a scientist hired by the City of Vancouver in 1905 as an analyst. His early work for the City was pretty mundane, things like testing milk and water quality.

Vancouver Was Awesome: Anna Pavlova, 1910

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMEBFhVMZpU A century ago, Russian dancer Anna Pavlova was the most famous ballerina in the world.

Vancouver Was Awesome: The Beatles, 1964

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIUZ-CETKAQ The Beatles first and last Vancouver show was 48 years ago today at Empire Stadium.
Vancouver Was Awesome: Mark Twain, 1895

Vancouver Was Awesome: Mark Twain, 1895

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense .
BC athletes returning from London with 50% of the medals won by Team Canada!

BC athletes returning from London with 50% of the medals won by Team Canada!

Almost three months ago to the day we BROUGHT YOU Canadian Olympic athlete, Ryan Cochrane (from BC), in his Tom's shoes delivering a talk at Creekside Community Centre In The Village and bid him good luck as he headed to London 2012.
Vancouver Was Awesome: Electric Light, 1887

Vancouver Was Awesome: Electric Light, 1887

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense .
Vancouver Was Awesome: Marpole Interurban Station, 1949

Vancouver Was Awesome: Marpole Interurban Station, 1949

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . Interurban trains operated in the Lower Mainland from 1891 until BC Electric Railway Co. (BCER) dismantled its rail system in the 1950s.
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