June 19th, 1975 — Laying road bricks in Gastown, Maple Tree Square and Water Street.
From my archives
October 14th, 1974 — 9 year old Carol Omstead chasing bubbles on Kits Beach.
Circa 1975 — One of the New Westminster’s longest traditions is the Ancient and Honourable Hyack Anvil Battery’s annual 21-shot anvil salute at Queen’s Park Stadium on the Queen’s birthday.
Circa 1973 — Eric Bagnall from Quebec competing in the water skiing event during the Canada Games in Burnaby.
June 18th, 1975 — Boeing hydrofoil under the Lions Gate Bridge on a test run to Victoria.
Circa 1975 — Bill Wild (25) and Doug Forsayeth (14) at the long gone China Creek Bowl oval.
Circa 1977 — Painter working on the Lions Gate Bridge takes a break while a freighter passes underneath.
February 28th, 2010 — Granville Street ten years ago today during the gold medal hockey game between Canada and the USA.
Circa 1974 — A few pictures from my archives of Dave Barrett, the first NDP premier of BC, who died Friday at age 87. The first are from an old boy’s rugby game at Brockton Oval. The others are from the inaugural run of the Royal Hudson steam locomotive from North Vancouver to Squamish.
January 31st 2003 — Sleeping arrangements onboard the Queen of Nanaimo sailing to Long Harbour.