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922-Cannery

The Gulf of Georgia Cannery in the village of Steveston, BC (outside Vancouver) was a working cannery from 1894 to 1979 canning salmon, and transforming herring into all products from oil to fertilizer. The site is now a National Historic [...]

February 21, 2013 Canada

921-Yellow Fin

We had the opportunity to tour a new friend’s boat – The Pacific Yellow Fin. This beautifully restored is a former wooden Navy mine layer. It has been completely restored by Colin Griffin. For a better look check out his [...]

February 21, 2013 Canada

920-Steam Clock

The Gastown Steam Clock in Vancouver is the world’s first steam powered clock. It was created as a tourist attraction in the downtown area. Steam rotates gears and a chain mechanism that raise steel balls to the top of the [...]

February 21, 2013 Canada

919-Capilano Bridge

The Capilano Suspension Bridge north of Vancouver is a 446 foot suspension bridge 230 above the Capilano River. I hadn’t been here in over forty years so it was really cool walking across the gorge again. New bridge connections through [...]

February 21, 2013 Canada

918-Cows

While taking a hike through the marsh lands south of Vancouver, Janine and I ran into these odd looking cows in a field. I did a little research on them to find that these racing stripped cows were bred for [...]

February 21, 2013 Canada