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David Banks is back, with a couple of archival items in the spirit of the report below.

Notably, the first car in Vancouver, still called a ‘horseless carriage’:

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First archivist Major Matthews dates it from 1899.

And the first taxi, a ‘white steamer’ in front of the Hollow Tree, from ca. 1904:

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And most likely not the first complaint about bad driving:

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