One Thousand Words: Photos by Geoff Sowrey

Welcome to Granvile Island

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Welcome to Granvile Island

Welcome to Granvile Island

This place seemed outright magical the first time I saw it. It's almost impossible today to imagine the grime and grit of its heavy industrial past, which only ended in the 1970s, along with most of downtown Vancouver's heavy industry.

This image was scanned from film.



Capture Date2 September 1997
Camera ModelMinolta X-370
LensSoligor 28-80mm 1:3.5 Macro


Taken in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

...Far! ...(pant pant pant)... Near...
  • Near
  • (Pant,pant)
  • Far!