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What year was Vancouver incorperated
Now a neighbourhood, what was the original settlement called?
Which major railroad made the original townsite their railhead?
This sawmill, once the centerpiece of industry in Vancouver, has many namesakes today
What was John Deighton's nickname?
In what city was the original railway terminus planned?
This pier burned down spectacularly in July 1938
Vancouver Electric Railway and Light Company Limited launched Vancouver's streetcar system in June of this year
This park was created along with the incorperation of the city.
Built in 1910 This building was briefly the tallest building in the British Empire
Just 2 years later, in 1912, the new tallest building in the British Empire was built
Opened in 1925, this bridge was the first connection to the North Shore
What year was the iconic Art Deco City Hall built?
Now housing the 'Little Mountain Reservoire' what was the original use of Queen Elizabeth Park
What year was the first Skytrain system completed?
This former coroner went on to become mayor.
Vancouver's Second mayor. You may recognize the park named for him

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Created Dec 24, 2014ReportNominate
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