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#1 Number Six

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 07:29 PM

I added a new "Motoring in Victoria" collection to Historypin that some of you might be interested in. Some of the more recent additions are of vehicles owned by some local businesses:

The Sidney Butcher

Homestead Farms

Alert Service Co.

Moore & Whittington

I figure the first two were photographed in Beacon Hill Park while the third was definitely taken on Quadra Street. The Moore & Whittington photo, the oldest, is a bit of mystery so if you have any information please let me know.

#2 Holden West

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 08:31 PM

I'll wager the last truck is a variation on the Ford Model T truck. Judges?

http://www.liveaucti...om/item/3978235
"Beaver, ahoy!""The bridge is like a magnet, attracting both pedestrians and over 30,000 vehicles daily who enjoy the views of Victoria's harbour. The skyline may change, but "Big Blue" as some call it, will always be there."
-City of Victoria website, 2009

#3 Sparky

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 06:29 AM



#4 exc911ence

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 07:44 PM

Up until a few years ago, there was a stained glass sign for an automotive museum at the corner of Douglas and Burdett? It was a parking lot back then... anyone remember the museum itself? Or where that cool sign might be hiding now?



#5 HB

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 08:19 PM

Classic car Museum



#6 G-Man

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 09:30 PM

It was not a huge museum but it was one of my favourites as a kid. Had maybe 30 cars in it? Maybe a few more?


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#7 Bernard

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 09:00 AM

As a a kid in the 70s the annual school field trip from Tsawwassen was to Victoria.   We would see Miniature World, the Provincial Museum, the Legislature and the Classic Car Museum



#8 Bernard

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 09:02 AM

I did not know we had a heritage motoring thread, I will post a few old motoring related videos here

 

 



#9 G-Man

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 09:03 AM

^ We were living the same life Bernard just about 10 years apart. It was still the same in T-town in the 1980's.


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#10 Bernard

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 09:06 AM

^ We were living the same life Bernard just about 10 years apart. It was still the same in T-town in the 1980's.

I was Grad 83 from SDSS - lived on Bayview Drive



#11 G-Man

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 11:59 AM

I was '94 and lived nearby on Pacific Drive.  :)


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