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57 Varieties: H. J. Heinz in Vancouver

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Chevy Motors on Mainland Street

 I love this photograph. There are few photos by Stuart Thomson that I don’t like, to be honest; but this one is special. The natural lighting is wonderful; it takes the viewer’s eye deeply into the background of the image. … Continue reading

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When Imperial Was King

The striking image above is one of the photographs in the City of Vancouver Archives which is categorized as “Description in Progress”(1). I assume that the label is meant to indicate that the site of the photograph (and/or the period … Continue reading

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The Hamilton St. Shuffle

If you are familiar with the streets of Yaletown, you will have noticed that, south of Smithe, Hamilton Street makes a slight jog to the east and then becomes Mainland Street. That isn’t the end of Hamilton, however. If you walk … Continue reading

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