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No. 8 - Smith Lithograph Co. Ltd., New Plant, Lulu Island, B.C., S.W.

Photograph depicts the construction of the new plant of Smith Lithograph Co. Ltd. on Lulu Island. Lulu Island is the geographic name of the island making up most of the City of Richmond. It was named in 1862, after Lulu Sweet, a popular showgirl, possibly of Hawaiian origin, who was dating the mayor of New Westminster when the island was named.

Exterior shot of two story concrete building under construction; wood frame of second story appears to be nearly complete; five construction workers on roof of building; grassy field in foreground.

Title box in bottom right corner reads "SMITH LITHOGRAPH CO. LTD. NEW PLAN, LULU ISLAND, B.C.", "PHILLIPS, BARRATT & PARTNERS ENGINEERS", "SMITH BROS. & WILSON LIMITED GENERAL CONTRACTORS", "No. 8 DATE JULY 28, 1960 FACING S.W."

Smith Lithograph Co. Ltd. - Construction of new plant

Photograph depicts the construction of the new plant of Smith Lithograph Co. Ltd. on Lulu Island.

Exterior shot of two story concrete building under construction; row of narrow wood window frames along top of building; delivery truck parked in front of building; four construction workers visible near front of building; telephone pole in left of image.

Title box in bottom right corner reads "SMITH LITHOGRAPH CO. LTD. NEW PLAN, LULU ISLAND, B.C.", "PHILLIPS, BARRATT & PARTNERS ENGINEERS", "SMITH BROS. & WILSON LIMITED GENERAL CONTRACTORS", "No. 10 DATE AUG. 31, 1960 FACING S.W."

Smith Lithograph Co. Ltd. - Construction on new plant, Lulu Island, B.C.

Photograph depicts the construction of the new plant of Smith Lithograph Co. Ltd. on Lulu Island.

Interior shot of building under construction; water pipe system installed in wood frame room with concrete brick ends; six construction workers in room.

Title box in bottom right corner reads "SMITH LITHOGRAPH CO. LTD. NEW PLAN, LULU ISLAND, B.C.", "PHILLIPS, BARRATT & PARTNERS ENGINEERS", "SMITH BROS. & WILSON LIMITED GENERAL CONTRACTORS", "No. 11 DATE AUG. 31, 1960 FACING N.E."