Panoramic Historic Photos of Vancouver ‘Trending’ on Social Media

Posted by admin on Mar 5, 2011

There’s a new phenomenon “trending” on social media — and it has absolutely no connection to wacky Hollywood stars or crazy Twitter rants. The City of Vancouver Archives has digitized about 400 panoramic cityscapes from the early 1900s and made them available on the Flickr photo site.

The shots, by photographer W.J. Moore, are sending photo buffs into a frenzy, say archive employees Heather Gordon and Sue Bigelow. After debuting with about 84 views on Thursday, the collection got 6,000 views on Friday, Gordon said.

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