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The Wharf

The Heritage Trail   During the Union Steamship glory days as many as 5,000 people were ferried to Bowen Island on the summer weekend. The all-time high of 101,000 visitors was reached in 1946 when Vancouver’s population was still only 365,000. The Lady Alexander, the pride of the Union Steamship [...]

The Steamer Wharf

During the Union Steamship glory days as many as 5,000 people were ferried to Bowen Island on the summer weekend. The all-time high of 101,000 visitors was reached in 1946 when Vancouver’s population was still only 365,000. The Lady Alexander, the pride of the Union Steamship fleet, used to deliver huge crowds of picnic excursions [...]