Two black and white images of construction on the new Customs building. Scaffolding covers entire front of twelve storey building; W Pender and Hornby St intersection in foreground of image; Marine Building in background.
Two black and white images of the British Empire Games (precursor to the Commonwealth Games) velodrome. Curved and angled wood track with white guard rail in foreground of image; bleachers behind track; residential area in backgorund.
Two black and white images of the British Empire Games (precursor to the Commonwealth Games) velodrome. Chainlink fence in field area in foreground; curved and angled wood track with white guard rail in centre of image of image; residential area behind track with Vancouver skyline in background.
Black and white image of Holy Rosary Cathedral at 646 Richards St. Scaffolding surrounds left side of stone cathedral; spire with cross in right rear of section with scaffolding; apartment building in background.
Two black and white images of the northwest corner of Georgia and Granville. Corner of building complex with signs that read "CUNNINGHAM DRUGS", "BUCKINGHAM", "DRINK Coca-Cola"; people crossing streets and on sidewalk
Black and white image of the McLennan, McFeely, and Prior Ltd. Hardware building, located at 55 E Cordova St in Vancouver's Gastown neighbourhood. It is now known as Koret Lofts. Angled shot of five storey concrete and brick building with paint cans stacking in storefront windows on bottom floor; sign on corner of building reads "McLENNAN, McFEELY, PRIOR LTD. WHOLESALE HARDWARE."
Three black and white images of the parking lot at the Old Orchard Shopping Centre on Kingsway in Burnaby. This complex still stands and is located 2 1/2 blocks from what is now Metropolis at Metrotown. Nearly empty parking lot in foreground of image; ballons and flags attached to lamposts with signs that read "SAVE $"; mall complex in background, including Cunningham Drugs.
Black and white image of a Canadian Pacific Railway construction Locomotive being transported on a flatbed truck. Flatbed truck labeled "TRANSCO" in middle of image with black locomotive engine on bed; residential development on hill and pillar reading "PNE" in background.
Black and white image of construction progress on the Granville Street Bridge. Photograph shows steam rising from barricaded section of water in front of a steel and alloy forgings plant.