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A flotilla of boats and spectators welcome the SS "Canberra"

Photograph depicts the arrival of "Canberra" at the Port of Vancouver. "Canberra" was a P&O-Orient ocean liner. It is shown here at Vancouver Harbour during her maiden voyage around the world. This was the largest ship to have ever entered Vancouver Harbour at the time.

Large white ocean liner being towed into dock by tugboats; smaller craft crowded around ship; pier on right side of ship; large crowd gathered in bottom right corner of image.

Addition to St. George's School, facing south-east

Photograph depicts the construction of the addition to St. George's School.

Foundation and structural construction for building; existing school structure in background of image; man in suit standing in front of existing school; three construction workers in far right of image.

White title box in bottom right corner of duplicate print reads "ADDITION TO ST. GEORGE'S SCHOOL", "HODGSON KING & MARBLE LTD. GENERAL CONTRACTORS", "C.B.K. VAN NORMAN - ARCHITECT", "No.3", "DATE FEB. 3, 1959", "FACING N.E."

Arrival of 1st Can. Pacific Train, May 1887

Photograph depicts the arrival of the first Canadian Pacific Train in Vancouver.

Crowd gathered on wood platform on stilts over water; train decorated with wreaths of flowers to right of train; rail causeway over water in centre of image; mill and forested area in background.

Arrival of 1st Can. Pacific Train, May 1887, with captioning written by Major Matthews, Vancouver City Archives

Photograph depicts the first Canadian Pacific Train in Vancouver.

Crowd gathered on wood platform on stilts over water; train decorated with wreaths of flowers to right of train; rail causeway over water in centre of image; mill and forested area in background.

Large caption written across top of image.

Note: Date of 1887 originally noted must be a mistake as Leonard Frank did not arrive on the west coast of North America, and more specifically in Vancouver or Victoria, until 1894. See "An Enterprising Life: Leonard Frank Photographs 1895 - 1944" by Cyril E. Leonoff.

Automobiles in front of Ford plant

Photograph depicts automobiles in front of the Ford plant.

Three business men standing in front of row of black automobiles lined up in front of brick, art deco style building; flame shaped light posts on grass area in front of building.

This photograph is associated with McCarter & Nairn - supervising architects.

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