Expo 86, Vancouver Photos

Vancouver's Expo 86, themed World in Motion - World in Touch, left a legacy of several major features including the Skytrain transportation system; the silvered geodesic dome now used as the Science Center; the restored Canadian Pacific Railway Roundhouse; Canada Place Cruise Terminal of the Vancouver Convention Centre; the Edgewater Casino which was the former B.C. Pavilion; plus various features moved to new locations throughout Vancouver.

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Canada Place serves as Vancouver's main cruise ship dock. Vancouver, BC.Canada Place of Vancouver Convention Centre - East Building. Vancouver, BC.Teflon-coated fiberglass sails of Canada Place. Vancouver, BC.Five fiberglass sails of Canada Place. Vancouver, BC.
Canada Place serves as Vancouver's main cruise ship dock. Vancouver, BC.Canada Place of Vancouver Convention Centre - East Building (1986) (former Canada Pavilion at Expo 86). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Downs/Archambault & Partners + Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership + Zeidler Partnership Architects.Teflon-coated fiberglass sails of Canada Place. Vancouver, BC.Five fiberglass sails of Canada Place. Vancouver, BC.
Telus World of Science facade & dome. Vancouver, BC.Geodesic dome of Telus World of Science built as Expo Centre for Expo 86. Vancouver, BC.Telus World of Science geodesic dome structural details. Vancouver, BC.Edgewater Casino, former B.C. Pavilion of Expo 86. Vancouver, BC.
Telus World of Science facade & dome. Vancouver, BC.Geodesic dome of Telus World of Science built as Expo Centre for Expo 86. Vancouver, BC.Telus World of Science geodesic dome structural details. Vancouver, BC.Edgewater Casino, former B.C. Pavilion of Expo 86. Vancouver, BC.
Edgewater Casino, former B.C. Pavilion of Expo 86. Vancouver, BC.BC Place Stadium used for Expo 86. Vancouver, BC.Air supported cloth roof of BC Place Stadium. Vancouver, BC.Vancouver skyline over General Motors Place. Vancouver, BC.
Edgewater Casino, former B.C. Pavilion of Expo 86. Vancouver, BC.BC Place Stadium (1983) used for Expo 86. Vancouver, BC. Architect: Phillips Barrett.Air supported cloth roof of BC Place Stadium. Vancouver, BC.Vancouver skyline over General Motors Place. Vancouver, BC.
General Motors Place stadium. Vancouver, BC.Trans Link Skytrain. Vancouver, BC.Canadian Pacific Railway Roundhouse in Yaletown. Vancouver, BC.Turntable of Canadian Pacific Railway Roundhouse in Yaletown. Vancouver, BC.
General Motors Place stadium (1995). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Brisbin Brook Beynon, Architects.Trans Link Skytrain. Vancouver, BC.Canadian Pacific Railway Roundhouse (1888) in Yaletown. Vancouver, BC.Turntable of Canadian Pacific Railway Roundhouse (1888) in Yaletown. Vancouver, BC.
Turntable of Canadian Pacific Railway Roundhouse in Yaletown. Vancouver, BC.Engine 374 which pulled Canada's first transcontinental train into Vancouver in in Roundhouse Pavilion. Vancouver, BC.Vancouver Chinatown entrance gates across Pender Street first used at Expo 86. Vancouver, BC.Modern design of building at Westminster Quay Public Market. New Westminster, BC.
Turntable of Canadian Pacific Railway Roundhouse (1888) in Yaletown. Vancouver, BC.Engine 374 which pulled Canada's first transcontinental train into Vancouver in (1887) in Roundhouse Pavilion. Vancouver, BC.Vancouver Chinatown entrance gates across Pender Street first used at Expo 86. Vancouver, BC.Modern design of building at Westminster Quay Public Market. New Westminster, BC.
Children's play Pilot House M.V. Expo Tugger originally built for Expo 86. New Westminster, BC.


Children's play Pilot House M.V. Expo Tugger originally built for Expo 86. New Westminster, BC.



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