When People and Bicycles Ruled Vancouver's Streets
On May 7, 1907, U.S. filmmaker William Harbeck strapped his camera onto the front of a BC Electric Railway Co. trolley and captured the earliest known street life film of Vancouver, BC, Canada.
YouTube user RhettRowe who uploaded this film details the route the trolley takes:
Starts on Granville where City Centre Cda Line entrance is today @1:18 turn onto W.Hastings and head east past Carrall @3:21 now heading south on Carrall + turn right onto Cordova heading west @4:18 turn left and go south on Cambie to Hastings @4:32 skip to heading west on Robson around Burrard @4:43 mark see Manhattan Apts. under construction at Robson and Thurlow + continue west along Robson just past Broughton @5:13 now on Davie past Bidwell heading east. Ride ends on Davie around Bute.
For more about how this film was discovered and to learn more about Vancouver at this time visit www.vancouverhistory.ca/archives_harbeck_film.htm