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Delta throwback: Sidetrack Pub

Delta throwback: Sidetrack Pub

Let's go back to 1979 and visit the Sidetrack Pub, located under the Alex Fraser Bridge. The pub was later called Tidewaters Pub & Grill.
Delta throwback: Who are they?

Delta throwback: Who are they?

Let's take a step back in time and check out this portrait of four unidentified women and children from 1880. All we know about this photo in the Delta Archives is that it was given from the Edith Bell photograph albums.
Chip your Christmas trees today and Sunday

Chip your Christmas trees today and Sunday

Delta Lions Clubs are hosting several tree chipping events this weekend. The service is provided by donation, with all proceeds going back to causes within the community.
Last chance to see Festival of Lights at Tsawwassen Springs

Last chance to see Festival of Lights at Tsawwassen Springs

This weekend is the last chance to see the inaugural Festival of Lights at Tsawwassen Springs.
Tsawwassen throwback: Pillars Inn

Tsawwassen throwback: Pillars Inn

Let's go back in time and check out the Pillars Inn on 56th Street. If you're of a local of a certain vintage, you probably frequented the bar and restaurant. The complex made way for a housing development.
Delta throwback: View from the church

Delta throwback: View from the church

Let's go back 65 years and check out a couple of views of Ladner Trunk Road from St. Stephen's United Church in East Delta. The above photograph consists of a westward view down Trunk Road from the church.
Delta throwback: Before he was a soldier

Delta throwback: Before he was a soldier

Let's go back to 1894 to see a portrait of Harry Nelson and Lydia Mary Rich (nee Green) and their children Sidney Norris and Edith Emily. Sidney was born in 1893.
Time for another Delta pedestrian overpass?

Time for another Delta pedestrian overpass?

Let’s check out the pages of the Optimist from March 1963. The photo above shows the new pedestrian ramp over what was called Tsawwassen Highway.
Delta throwback: Catching the ferry

Delta throwback: Catching the ferry

Let's do another throwback and check out this Delta Archives photograph of Captain Brewster and the "New Delta" ferry to Steveston leaving Ladner Government Wharf. The Ladner ferry service began 1913.
Delta throwback: Crossing guards

Delta throwback: Crossing guards

Let’s do a final throwback for the year and go back to a September 1979 edition of the Optimist , showing student crossing guards Caroline Visser and Ricky Taylor at Delta Manor school.