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Vancouver Was Awesome: Private Mickey O'Rourke, VC (1874-1957)

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense .
Vancouver Was Awesome: Assassination in Chinatown, 1924

Vancouver Was Awesome: Assassination in Chinatown, 1924

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . The murder scene. Chinese Freemasons Building, 5 West Pender Street Historical walking tour season is upon us, folks. There are several excellent ones to choose from these days.

Back when the #CBC produced "spine tingling" horror cassette tapes

Here's a commercial for a strange CBC anthology series called Nightfall which was released in the 80's. It was produced by an arm of the public broadcaster called CBC Enterprises which was founded in 1982 to commercialize on CBC recordings.

Vancouver Was Awesome: Breaking Bad, 1960

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense .

Vancouver Was Awesome: Revelstoke: A Kiss in the Wind

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Newspaper delivery target practice (1954)

Every week or so I highjack a GIF from Vancouver Rising on Tumblr which takes archival videos and turns them into sweet animations. VISIT THEM and follow! Newspaper delivery target practice (1954)

Hotel Vancouver construction (1930-1932)

Every week or so I highjack a GIF from Vancouver Rising on Tumblr which takes archival videos and turns them into sweet animations. VISIT THEM and follow! Hotel Vancouver construction (1930-1932)

Granville Street before the bridge

Every week or so I highjack a GIF from Vancouver Rising on Tumblr which takes archival videos and turns them into sweet animations. VISIT THEM and follow! Granville Street before the bridge (1954)

A bunch of shirtless dudes digging a trench downtown

Every week or so I highjack a GIF from Vancouver Rising on Tumblr which takes archival videos and turns them into sweet animations. VISIT THEM and follow! The trench for the water main in downtown Vancouver (c. 1956)

Vancouverites (1973)

Every week or so I highjack a GIF from Vancouver Rising on Tumblr which takes archival videos and turns them into sweet animations. VISIT THEM and follow! Vancouverites (1973)