Historic photos
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026 Masset - Haida Gwaii, BC. Canada ca 1897
A child looks in the door of the ceremonial Long House.  An old cannon is mute beside the boardwalk, and today, all is gone.
Hudson Bay Trading Ship, trapped in the ice, July 1911
 Hudson Bay, Canada
009  July 8, 1925  The old Vancouver Hotel on Georgia Street.  The foreground is Burrard Street, at Georgia St.
Northwest  BC during the late 1800’s.  Some of Reford’s works are in the National Gallery in Ottawa,  Canada.
Photos of the 1920’s and early 1930’s, of the Provinces of British Columbia and Alberta, Canada.
Hudson Bay Company trading posts, of Chesterfield Inlet on the shore of Hudson Bay and Lake Harbour  on the shore of  Baffin Island.  ca 1895
Ontario, ca 1895.  The Bruce photos on this site, are unique.  Others are in the archives of Ontario
 Photos of the life and times of Southern BC, Canada, by a professional photographer.
The construction and operation of a major shipping terminal in the City of New Westminster, BC Canada
A major fire in Vancouver Harbour.
A 1922 circumnavigation of Africa and a 1929 cruise into Arctic  waters.  
A National Newspaper story describing the author and his passion for old photographs.
This 1890’s collection of over two hundred photos of France, England and Spain, are copied from the original glass plate images.
With time and patience, it is possible to restore almost any damaged photograph.
Historic Photos - 1890 to 1950
This collection of almost two thousand original photographs exists nowhere else.
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 Cyril R. LittleburyLittllebury%20Photos.htmlshapeimage_3_link_0
 Inuit (Eskimo) Inuit.htmlshapeimage_4_link_0
 Robert. W. RefordNorthwest%20BC.htmlshapeimage_5_link_0
Josiah Bruce Josiah%20Bruce%20-%20Photographer.htmlshapeimage_6_link_0
Alfred E. Booth The%20West.htmlshapeimage_7_link_0
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CPR Pier D Fire CPR%20Fire%20Vancouver.htmlCPR%20Fire%20Vancouver.htmlshapeimage_10_link_0shapeimage_10_link_1
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These Bennet family portraits and photographs are mainly from Sherbrook, Quebec and date from the late 1890’s.
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The Globe and MailGlobe%20%26%20Mail.htmlshapeimage_13_link_0
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Tibor HontyTibor%20Honty.htmlshapeimage_15_link_0
Tibor Honty was a famous photographer from what was once known as Czekoslovakia.  Here is a small collection of his works.
Photos of downtown Vancouver in the 1950’s, many from the roof top of the Medical Dental Building.
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Monks worked in and Photographed the Salmon Fishing Industry, as it was done in the 1920’s near the coastal town of Tofino BC.  Tofino is near the now world famous Long Beach on Vancouver Island.
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Rolly FordRolly%20Ford.htmlshapeimage_18_link_0
Rolly Ford was a professional photographer of the 1950 and 1960’s.  Most of this photo collection are of Vancouver BC during this period.
Lower Mainland &
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These wonderful photos of SW British Columbia are from the camera of an unknown photographer.