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[Sheet 17 : Nanaimo Street to Rupert Street and Charles Street to Pender Street]

Item is a sectional map of a portion of Vancouver showing the area from Nanaimo Street to Rupert Street and Charles Street to Pender Street. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks and schools.

[Sheet 84 : Laurel Street to Main Street and North Arm of Fraser River to Southwest Marine Drive]

Item is a sectional map of a portion of Vancouver showing the area from Laurel Street to Main Street and North Arm of the Fraser River to Southwest Marine Drive. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the location of the Canadian Pacific Railway line and yard.

City of Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia : sectional maps (printed 1970)

File consists of two index maps and eighty-five sectional maps of Vancouver, revised between 1965 and 1970. Sectional maps include streets, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, railways, parks, schools, hospitals, cemetery, golf courses, retirement homes, public buildings, First Nations reserves and some businesses. Maps were compiled by the City Engineer's Office and supplied by the Property and Insurance Office of the City of Vancouver. Maps for sections 68 and 91 were not available at the time of issue.

Plan of the City of Vancouver [BC] Western Terminus of the Canadian Pacific Railway

The map shows the city of Vancouver in 1886. The map displays the CPR Railway tracks throughout Vancouver. The bodies of water - False Creek, Burrard Inlet, and Coal Harbour - are emphasized with approximately 5cm of blue pencil outlining the bodies of water. Additionally, streets, parks, and residential lots are also depicted.
The Northernmost point on the map is the Indian Reserve and the intersection of Capilano River and the First Narrows river, and the Southernmost point is the Due West City Boundary (listed at N 89 05 W). The Easternmost is the City Boundary for the townside of Hastings (listed at 55? E) and the Westernmost road on the map is Campbell Street.
A detailed compass, in the middle of the map, shows Astronomic North.

City of Vancouver British Columbia

The map is a blueline drawing of the city of Vancouver with boundaries, streets block numbers & the harbour headline. A detailed compass appears in the top left corner of the map. The legend is also in the top left hand corner depicting City boundaries, Harbour headlines, Postal Blocks, and street numbers. There is a copy of the Map included, Map 71B, and it includes the Geographic Census Tracts.

The westernmost identifiable point on the map is the Straight of Georgia, and the easternmost is Boundary Road. The northernmost point on the map is the Stanley Park, the southernmost is Sea Island and Twiggs Island.

Greater Vancouver target area. Civil defence survival instructions

Item is a pamphlet with instructions for evacuation of the city in case of nuclear attack. The text explains the effects a 5 megaton nuclear bomb explosion would have on the city and population. Instructions are given both for people who choose to stay in the Vancouver area and for people who choose to evacuate if a nuclear attack is anticipated. The verso of the pamphlet contains text and a map titled "Dispersal Routes for the Vancouver Zone".

Map and information concerning the City and District of New Westminster and the Province of British Columbia

Item is a pamphlet with a map on one side and text on the other. The map shows the location of churches, school, canaries, sawmills, backyards, tanneries, woolen mills, hatcheries, roads, and railways on a map which depicts the area of Greater Vancouver from the Gulf of Georgia east to Harrison Lake and south to the United States border. The verso contains information concerning the city and district of New Westminster, with individual panels on the municipalities of Delta, Chilliwhack [sic], Surrey, Langley, and Delta, and the City of New Westminster, the town of Harrison Hot Springs and the province.

Beautiful Stanley Park

Item is a brochure for tourists on Stanley park. The front sheet of the unfolded pamphlet includes text on attractions, as well as photographs of the park, petting zoo, monuments, trails and gardens, and Malkin Bowl. The reverse of the sheet contains a map of the park, showing roads, trails, geographical features and attractions.

Brochure regarding sales of provincial government property in Vancouver

Item is a brochure advertising the sale of land in Vancouver owned by the provincial government. One side of the unfolded brochure is promotional text and an index map showing the general location of the lands to be sold. The reverse of the sheet shows a portion of District Lot 192 and the lots available for sale.

Map and Guide to Vancouver Street Car and Interurban Lines

Item is an informational pamphlet published by the BC Electric Railway Co. regarding City streetcar routes and interurban lines, golf and country clubs, city trips, interurban trips, motor coach trips, stations, ferries and docks, bathing beaches, public parks, North Shore canyons and parks, athletic and amusement parks. The map on the verso shows street car lines, interurban lines, bus routes and parks.

Plan of re-subdivision of lots 3 to 14, subn [subdivision] 2 of bk [block] 3. D.L. 391 & 392

Map shows the subdivision of lots in the block bordered by 31st Avenue East, 32nd Avenue East, St. Catherines Street and Windsor Street, at that time in the District of South Vancouver. Map is certified by the surveyor Arthur H. Holland, British Columbia Land Surveyor, and W.A. Pound, Reeve of the District of South Vancouver. It is unclear as to whether the map was commissioned by the Corporation of the District of South Vancouver.

[Map of Pioneer Place showing the area deeded to the City of Vancouver by the C.P.R.]

Item is a hand drawn map of Pioneer Place (also known as Pigeon Park), on the corner of Hastings and Carrall Streets. Map is colour coded to indicate the portion deeded to the City by the C.P.R., the portion being asked from the C.P.R. for street purposes, and the portion leased by the C.P.R. to Mr. Horne. Included on the map are Horne Block, Garden Block, a sidewalk, lanes, and a fountain. An engineer's estimates of improvements are noted on the right side of the map. Notes at the top of the map by J.S. Matthews, City Archivist read "Presented in 1934 by Ex-Alderman W.H. Gallagher. The date is about 1895."

Cheakamus power survey for City of Vancouver, 1930-1931 : general plan & profile : sheet no. 1 [Garibaldi Lake to Cheakamus Lake] to accompany report of E.A. Cleveland dated November 30th 1931

Map is a plan showing the location of power houses, dams and pipes for the Garibaldi-Daisy Lake development, Cheakamus Lake-McGuire, McGuire-Brandywine, Cheakamus Canyon and Daisy Lake Dam areas. Map created to accompany E.A. Cleveland's "Report on a Preliminary Investigation of the Cheakamus River Power Possibilities made for the City of Vancouver."

Cheakamus power survey for City of Vancouver, 1930-1931 : mass curves showing Cheakamus River discharge : sheet no. 2 to accompany report of E.A. Cleveland dated November 30th 1931

Map consists of a graph showing the discharge in acre feet of the Cheakamus River at Watson, 1917-1926, and the Cheakamus River near Daisy Lake, 1926-1930. Map created to accompany E.A. Cleveland's "Report on a Preliminary Investigation of the Cheakamus River Power Possibilities made for the City of Vancouver." Map has been numbered Tube 55.

Cheakamus power survey for City of Vancouver, 1930-1931 general plan and profile : sheet no. 1 [Garibaldi Lake to Cheakamus Lake] to accompany report of E.A. Cleveland dated November 30th 1931

Map is a plan showing the location of power houses, dams and pipes for the Garibaldi-Daisy Lake development, Cheakamus Lake-McGuire, McGuire-Brandywine, Cheakamus Canyon and Daisy Lake Dam areas. Map created to accompany E.A. Cleveland's "Report on a Preliminary Investigation of the Cheakamus River Power Possibilities made for the City of Vancouver."

Cheakamus power survey for City of Vancouver, 1930-1931 : plan showing proposed development at Cheakamus Lake : sheet no. 3 to accompany report of E.A. Cleveland dated November 30th 1931

Map is a plan of the proposed development of the Cheakamus Lake for hydroelectric power. Includes a capacity diagram of Cheakamus Lake with dam at section A-B and a plan of the proposed dam site. The map also shows elevations and types of terrain. Map created to accompany E.A. Cleveland's "Report on a Preliminary Investigation of the Cheakamus River Power Possibilities made for the City of Vancouver." A note on the map reads "Traverse from Sta. 257-50 to Sta. 371-10 by C.W. Williams 1923, Cheakamus Lake from plan by Williams (1923) except soundings as shown." Map has been numbered Tube 56.

Cheakamus power survey for City of Vancouver, 1930-1931 : plan showing proposed development near McGuire and Brandywine : sheet no. 4 to accompany report of E.A. Cleveland dated November 30th 1931

Map is a plan showing the proposed hydroelectric development near McGuire and Brandywine Creek. Map was created to accompany E.A. Cleveland's "Report on a Preliminary Investigation of the Cheakamus River Power Possibilities made for the City of Vancouver." Map has been numbered Tube 57.

Cheakamus power survey for City of Vancouver, 1930-1931 : proposed storage reservoir at Daisy Lake : sheet no. 5 to accompany report of E.A. Cleveland dated November 30th 1931

Map is a plan of the proposed storage reservoir at Daisy Lake on the Cheakamus River. The map includes a plan of the topography of the proposed dam site, a log of borings, and a capacity diagram at Daisy Lake Reservoir. Also included are elevations, power stations, pipelines and the Pacific Great Eastern Railway line. The map was created to accompany E.A. Cleveland's "Report on a Preliminary Investigation of the Cheakamus River Power Possibilities made for the City of Vancouver." Map has been numbered Tube 58.

Cheakamus power survey for City of Vancouver, 1930-1931 : plan showing proposed development near Mile 19 - P.G.E. Rly. : sheet no. 6 to accompany report of E.A. Cleveland dated November 30th 1931

Map is a topographical plan showing the proposed hydroelectric development on the Cheakamus River near Mile 19, Pacific Great Eastern Railway. Indicated on the map are the locations of tunnels, dams, by-passes, pipelines, the railway line, and the power station for the Cheakamus Canyon development. The map was created to accompany E.A. Cleveland's "Report on a Preliminary Investigation of the Cheakamus River Power Possibilities made for the City of Vancouver." Map has been numbered Tube 59.

Cheakamus power survey for City of Vancouver, 1930-1931 : plan showing proposed diversion works near Mile 19 - P.G.E. Rly., detail sheet : sheet no. 7 to accompany report of E.A. Cleveland dated November 30th 1931

Map is a topographical plan showing the proposed diversion works on the Cheakamus River near Mile 19, Pacific Great Eastern Railway. Indicated on the map are the locations of tunnels, dams and the railway line. The map was created to accompany E.A. Cleveland's "Report on a Preliminary Investigation of the Cheakamus River Power Possibilities made for the City of Vancouver." Map is numbered Tube 60.

Cheakamus power survey for City of Vancouver, 1930-1931 : topographical plan from Alpha Lake to Cheakamus River, above Mile 34, P.G.E. Rly. : sheet no. 8 to accompany report of E.A. Cleveland dated November 30th 1931

Map is a topographical plan showing the area from Alpha Lake to Cheakamus River, above Mile 34, Pacific Great Eastern Railway. Indicated on the map are the locations of the Mons Gauging Site, a suggested dam site, trails, the old wagon road, the railway line, and Millar Creek. The map was created to accompany E.A. Cleveland's "Report on a Preliminary Investigation of the Cheakamus River Power Possibilities made for the City of Vancouver." Map has been numbered Tube 61.

Cheakamus power survey for City of Vancouver 1930-1931 : plan showing proposed development from Garibaldi Lake to Daisy Lake : sheet no. 10 to accompany report of E.A. Cleveland dated November 30th 1931

Map is a topographical plan showing a proposed hydroelectric development in the Cheakamus River area, between Garibaldi Lake and Daisy Lake, and a profile along the tunnel and pipeline route. Included on the map are Daisy Lake, Garibaldi Lake, Cheakamus River, various creeks, including Parnassus Creek and Scott Creek, bluffs, and ponds. Also indicated on the map are the locations of a pipeline, tunnel and tunnel intake, the Daisy Lake Trail and other trails, a construction shaft, proposed dam, proposed Daisy Lake Reservoir, and the power station for the Garibaldi-Daisy Lake Development. The map was created to accompany E.A. Cleveland's "Report on a Preliminary Investigation of the Cheakamus River Power Possibilities made for the City of Vancouver."

Cheakamus power survey for City of Vancouver, 1930-1931 : plan showing topography southward along a line from Cheakamus River near Mile 34, P.G.E. Rly. : sheet no. 9 to accompany report of E.A. Cleveland dated November 30th 1931

Map is a topographical plan of the Cheakamus River area from a point southward near Mile 34, Pacific Great Eastern Railway, showing elevations and a trail. The map was created to accompany E.A. Cleveland's "Report on a Preliminary Investigation of the Cheakamus River Power Possibilities made for the City of Vancouver." Map has been numbered Tube 62.

[Sheet 51 : Ontario Street to Inverness Street and Thirty-seventh Avenue to Twenty-eighth Avenue]

Item is a sectional map of a portion of Vancouver showing the area from Ontario Street to Inverness Street and Thirty-seventh Avenue to Twenty-eighth Avenue. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks, schools and Mountainview Cemetery.

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