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Image No: IP-12-1-1

Title: The first gasoline service station in Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Date: 1914

Remarks: Located at 234 Smythe [Smithe] and Cambie streets. This first service station opened in June, 1907.
John E. Hayden is in front of the office and Syd Alexander is at the pump.

Subject(s): Automobiles / Automobiles - Service stations / Imperial Oil Limited - Service stations / Vancouver, British Columbia - Commerce

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Image No: IP-12-1-4

Title: Female Imperial Oil service station attendants, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Date: [ca. 1917-1919]

Remarks: Photograph captioned "The great war emergency." Six women, working at three stations, were employed by Imperial Oil during the First World War. This picture was taken on a Sunday (out of working hours) at the south-east corner of Broadway and Granville location. The woman on the extreme left, Margaret Hilder (later Legg), and the woman on the extreme right, worked at this location. Second from the right is Olive Owen.

Subject(s): Automobiles - Service stations / Imperial Oil Limited - Employees / Imperial Oil Limited - Service stations / Vancouver, British Columbia - Commerce / Women oil industry workers

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Image No: IP-12-1-5a

Title: Imperial Oil service station, West Vancouver, British Columbia.

Date: [ca. 1935]

Remarks: Caulfield service station.

Subject(s): Automobiles / Automobiles - Service stations / Imperial Oil Limited - Service stations / Vancouver, British Columbia - Commerce

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Image No: IP-12-1-6

Title: Imperial Oil service station,Vancouver, B.C.

Date: [ca. 1935]

Remarks: Virtue's service station. Located at 37th and West Boulevard.

Subject(s): Automobiles - Service stations / Imperial Oil Limited - Service stations / Vancouver, British Columbia - Commerce

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Image No: IP-12-1-7

Title: Imperial Oil service station,Vancouver, B.C.

Date: [ca. 1935]

Remarks: Located at 3rd and Fir.

Subject(s): Automobiles - Service stations / Imperial Oil Limited - Service stations / Vancouver, British Columbia - Commerce

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Image No: IP-12-1-12

Title: Imperial Oil Esso service station,Vancouver, B.C.

Date: 1953

Remarks: Located at Cornwall and Yew.

Subject(s): Automobiles - Service stations / Imperial Oil Limited - Service stations / Vancouver, British Columbia - Commerce

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Image No: IP-12-1-13

Title: Imperial Oil Esso service station,Vancouver, B.C.

Date: 1954

Remarks: Located at Cordova and Gore.

Subject(s): Automobiles / Automobiles - Service stations / Imperial Oil Limited - Service stations / Vancouver, British Columbia - Commerce

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Image No: IP-12-1-14

Title: Imperial Oil Esso service station, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Date: March 31, 1958

Remarks: West End Esso, located at Robson and Garden streets. The station was operated by Don Hellyer.

Subject(s): Automobiles - Service stations / Imperial Oil Limited - Service stations / Vancouver, British Columbia - Commerce

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Image No: IP-12-1-14a

Title: Imperial Oil Esso service station on day of grand opening, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Date: 1958

Remarks: West End Esso, located at Robson and Garden streets. The station was operated by Don Hellyer who is shown cleaning the windshield of a Pontiac Strato-Chief.

Subject(s): Automobiles / Automobiles - Service stations / Imperial Oil Limited - Service stations / Vancouver, British Columbia - Commerce

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Image No: IP-12-1-14b

Title: Imperial Oil Esso service station on day of grand opening, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Date: 1958

Remarks: West End Esso, located at Robson and Garden streets. The station was operated by Don Hellyer.

Subject(s): Automobiles / Automobiles - Service stations / Imperial Oil Limited - Service stations / Vancouver, British Columbia - Commerce

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