Circa 1975 — Bill Wild (25) and Doug Forsayeth (14) at the long gone China Creek Bowl oval.
Circa 1977 — Painter working on the Lions Gate Bridge takes a break while a freighter passes underneath.
October 22nd, 2009 — The Jimi Hendrix shrine on the north side of Union Street at Main. Hendrix’s grandmother Nora Hendrix operated Vie’s Chicken and Steakhouse out of the small red building and Jimi spent many summers there.
March 17th, 2018 — Is it just me or are vehicles getting bigger? This CanAm trike parked next to an original Austin mini in Ganges looks gigantic in comparison.
March 10th, 2108 — Two Vancouver icons, at least to an older generation, the Sun Tower, which was once the tallest building in the British Empire and the Woodwards “W”, at one time dominated the downtown skyline. Not anymore; both are dwarfed by Tinseltown condos when viewed from False creek.
March 11th, 2018 — There was a strict yellow line rule at this weekend’s Escape Velocity spring series race held in Fort Langley. Too bad pickup trucks towing horse trailers ignored it in the worst possible location. More pictures are HERE or by clicking on the above picture.
April 6th, 2009 — Fence protecting a tree at a construction project at Vine Street and 8th Avenue.
February 28th, 2018 — Foot of Lonsdale Street in North Vancouver.
March 6th, 2018 — There are a lot of dark and therefore probably empty apartments 8:30 on a Tuesday night in the three buildings making up the Harbour Green condominium complex on Cordova Street west of Burrard. In a Vancouver Sun story March 7th, 8,431 homes in Vancouver were declared vacant by the city. Of those, 2132 have not given a reason to justify an exemption from the empty home tax. The city said that not all of the other 6,349 will have reasons that under examination exempt them from the tax.
March 4th, 2018 — The second race of the Escape Velocity spring series took place today at Sumas Prairie during frequent snow flurries. They said it would be cancelled if it snowed but it didn’t snow all the time so they didn’t. There was a significant statistic that came out of this race: 66 of the men dropped out of the race, 0% of the women. A few more pictures can be found HERE or by clicking the picture above.