Auto Clearing House

The Auto Clearing House was at 1805 Beach Avenue in 1914. The managing director was Frederick M. Powell, who was living at 3449 Second Avenue W. in 1914.

English Bay and Sylvia Hotel, VPL Accession Number: 8426, Date: 1913; Photographer / Studio: Broadbridge, R. The Auto Clearing House is in the small building at the centre right.

Auto Clearing House - Detail of English Bay [view from beach looking north-west along beach AM1535 - CVA 99-1221

Auto Clearing House – Detail of English Bay [view from beach looking north-west along beach AM1535 – CVA 99-1221

In 1913, Mr. Powell had been the sales manager of the Dominion Motor Car Company (which had been at 1805 Beach Avenue in 1911 and 1912). In 1913, Mr. Powell was living in apartment no. 68 of Engelsea Lodge (2046 Beach Avenue).

In 1920, there was an Auto Clearing House at 600 Seymour Street. John H. Spencer and Thomas G. Weston were the operators of this business.

Auto Clearing House - West Georgia St - about 1921 - City of Vancouver Archives - CVA 99-5301; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/auto-clearing-house-used-cars-bought-and-sold-georgia-st-w.

Auto Clearing House – West Georgia St – about 1921 – City of Vancouver Archives – CVA 99-5301; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/auto-clearing-house-used-cars-bought-and-sold-georgia-st-w.

Auto Clearing House - West Georgia St - about 1921 - detail - City of Vancouver Archives - CVA 99-5301; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/auto-clearing-house-used-cars-bought-and-sold-georgia-st-w.

Auto Clearing House – West Georgia St – about 1921 – detail – City of Vancouver Archives – CVA 99-5301; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/auto-clearing-house-used-cars-bought-and-sold-georgia-st-w.

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