1903 Georgia Street

I updated the page on 1903 Georgia Street.

The Dollar Wood Yard was at 1903 Georgia Street from 1919 to 1924.

 

Vancouver Daily World, February 27, 1919, page 16, column 4.

 

In later years, this location was the site of a service station.

 

Texaco service station; 1905 Georgia Street; January 26, 1964; detail from West end of Georgia Street; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 447-357; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-of-georgia-st.

Whitfield Walker Stuart (1860-1927)

Vancouver Province, August 14, 1927, page 36, column 5.

I updated the page on Whitfield Walker Stuart, who was a lumberman.

He lived at 1974 Georgia Street from 1904 to 1907 and at 1825 Robson Street from 1908 to about 1916. His son, Grover Franklin Stuart, was at 1829 Robson Street in 1918.

I added information on his family, along with illustrations and newspaper articles.

Alexander Duncan McRae (1874-1946)

Senator McRae, Winnipeg Tribune, June 27, 1946, page 9.

Senator McRae, Winnipeg Tribune, June 27, 1946, page 9.

I added a new page on Alexander Duncan McRae, who was the manager of Fraser River Lumber Company. He lived at 1960 Robson Street in 1910. (The 1910 Vancouver directory spelled his name as McCrae.)

He built the Hycroft mansion on McRae Avenue in Shaughnessy Heights. He became a general and a Canadian senator.

Edward Hewetson Heaps (1851-1940)

E. H. Heaps, British Columbia from the Earliest Times to the Present, volume 4, edited by E. O. S. Scholefield, and Frederic William Howay; Vancouver, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914, page 83; https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbiaf04schouoft#page/83/mode/1up.

E. H. Heaps, British Columbia from the Earliest Times to the Present, volume 4, edited by E. O. S. Scholefield, and Frederic William Howay; Vancouver, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914, page 83; https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbiaf04schouoft#page/83/mode/1up.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1916, page 667 [edited image].

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1916, page 667 [edited image].

I added a new page on Edward Hewetson Heaps, who was a lumber manufacturer. He lived at 1846 Nelson Street from 1916 to 1919.

James Charles Stuart Shields (1876-1924)

James Charles Shields, Who’s Who and Why [Northern Who’s Who], volume 1, edited by Dr. C.W. Parker; Vancouver, Western Press Association, 1916, page 742; https://archive.org/stream/northernwhoswhob01park#page/742/mode/1up.

James Charles Shields, Who’s Who and Why [Northern Who’s Who], volume 1, edited by Dr. C.W. Parker; Vancouver, Western Press Association, 1916, page 742; https://archive.org/stream/northernwhoswhob01park#page/742/mode/1up.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 831 [edited image].

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 831 [edited image].

I added a new page on James Charles Stuart Shields. He was a lumberman who lived at 2001 Nelson Street in 1919 and 1920.