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This is too neat, trolling one of the radio message boards last night, they had a video posted from 1936.  It was an old travel documentary that would have aired before a movie and this edition features Victoria and Vancouver, gateway to Canada.

I like the shot at 2:03 of the video, looking down Douglas north towards City Hall and you can catch a glimpse of the Rialto.  Also, it is pretty cool to see all the trolley cars and the lack of high rises everywhere, especially in James Bay behind the Parliament Buildings.

The second half features Vancouver; British Columbia’s biggest city with a population of 350,000!

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