Thursday, January 23, 2020
Explore our city by looking at how it used to be.
View a collection of photographs that let you do just that at the Semiahmoo Branch. On display for February and March, these images are part of the larger online Surrey Time Lapse. This free online tool connects Surrey Archives’ historic images to modern-day locations. Organized by community, there are over 200 images to view. Visit the Surrey Archives to learn more about them, browse their collections online or see the Surrey Time Lapse and other online tools.
A suspended mail bag waits for the incoming train at this Ocean Park stop in 1929 (Historical Photograph Collection, 180.4.10)
A 1920s Blaine-facing view of the Peace Arch and surrounding buildings. (Historical Photograph Collection, 153.05).