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Hastings Street E. Vancouver, B.C.

Photograph shows streetcars, automobiles, and pedestrians on street. Photograph also shows a line of cars with signs reading "The Belt Line 5 cents." Photograph also shows businesses and hotels on both sides of the street, including the Sultan Baths, and the Dodson rooms.

[Granville Street at Georgia Street]

An accompanying label reads: "Corner of Georgia and Granville Sts. Looking north, showing the first installment of the Hudson's Bay enterprise, next a famous liquor store, and the New York block where the C.P.R. had its offices. Some of us will remember that there was no elevator service in that four story building. Note the Davie Street Car, it is just possible that it is still doing its best. A few vacant lots in the west side - Timms Photo."

Hastings Street between Hamilton and Homer Streets

An accompanying label reads: "Hastings St. between Hamilton and Homer St. This block held its own for a number of years, but the march was always westward. Some of the well known names the businessmen are clearly seen -- Fit-Reform, Thompson Stationery, Buscombe, Clubb and Stewart, King Studio, Moore and Clarke and the Arcade. - Timms Photo."

[View along Granville Street looking south from the waterfront]

  • An attached label reads: "Looking south on Granville Street, during the 'Klondyke Boom,' 1898-9. The Williams stone buildings on the right gives the key to the picture. The Royal Bank and Post office are now on either corner. - Philip Timms."
  • Notes on the back of the photograph contain information regarding the purchase of the photograph by the Hudson's Bay Company.

[Hastings Street at Cambie Street, looking west]

Notes on accompanying label read: "Hasting Street at Cambie. The old Court House Square, now the site of the Cenotaph and Victory Square. Some wooden stores are to be seen next to the Business College. The street traffic was not too heavy then. Champion and White's wagon is the star attraction. Citizens often went shopping in a buggy. What was the use of hurrying? - Timms Photo"

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