Friday, January 22, 2010

Streetcars in Vancouver: The Old and the New!

When my parents first arrived in Vancouver in the 1950's there were a series of streetcars that took people from downtown all the way out to Steveston (Southwest Richmond). Here's some vintage footage:

This video comes from a film shot in 1907:

I walked across the Granville Bridge today and shot some aerial footage of the new Olympic Line. I combined it with some of yesterday's video (with a twist to speed things along!) and added a delightful soundtrack from the Glenn Miller Orchestra:

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