Winner of City of Vancouver Heritage Award, 2001 Vancouver and Beyond is an anthology of 50 stories about British Columbia's Lower Mainland in the early years of the 20th century. These stories grew out of a prized collection of picture postcards. While some of the images are not all that uncommon, most of the pictures are rare survivors of the qgolden ageq of postcards, which encompassed the years between 1900 and 1914, the relatively short period when Vancouver ended its days as a frontier town and became a significant Canadian city.On the Lower Mainland telephone service had its beginning in Port Moody in 1883, when two of the many local real ... By 1 888 they were each paid $20 a month for providing a 24-hour service for approximately one hundred subscribers .
|Title||:||Vancouver & Beyond|
|Author||:||Fred Thirkell, Bob Scullion|
|Publisher||:||Heritage House Publishing Co - 2000-01-01|