Cranbrook Community Album

Featured Buildings from the Past

As Cranbrook plans the renewal and development of the downtown core, we think it worthwhile to present some of the striking buildings from our past. There are still many historical and architectural treasures in Cranbrook, hidden behind vinyl siding and neglect.

Cranbrook Post Office Building : a prepared view of the Federal Post Office building built in Cranbrook in 1912.
Cranbrook Post Office Building
Cranbrook Provincial Government Building : The Provincial Government building in Cranbrook in the 1930s. It was situated at the east end of Ba
Cranbrook Provincial Government Building
Y.M.C.A Building, Cranbrook, BC : Colour printed postcard of the Y.M.C.A. building in Cranbrook, BC. Sign on corner of building reads:
Y.M.C.A Building, Cranbrook, BC
DO NOT ACTIVATE COPYRIGHT Cranbrook CPR Train Station : Train station in Cranbrook, BC, c. 1900.
DO NOT ACTIVATE COPYRIGHT Cranbrook CPR Train Station
Imperial Bank of Canada, Cranbrook, BC : Used sepia real photo postcard of Imperial Bank of Canada in Cranbrook, BC. Handwritten note on bac
Imperial Bank of Canada, Cranbrook, BC
Canadian Legion, Cranbrook, BC : Unused B&W printed postcard of Royal Canadian Legion building on Baker Street in Cranbrook, BC.
Canadian Legion, Cranbrook, BC
Firehall, Cranbrook. BC : City of Cranbrook Fire Hall built 1929, 11th Avenue South (aka Fenwick Avenue)
Firehall, Cranbrook. BC
Peter (Pielle Tête de Fer), Discoverer of the St. Eugene Mine : Unused sepia real photo postcard of Pielle Tête de Fer, nicknamed Peter, the discoverer of the St.
Peter (Pielle Tête de Fer), Discoverer of the St. Eugene Mine
Cranbrook BC - Canadian Bank of Commerce : Canadian Bank of Commerce, Hanson Block, Post Office, Cranbrook, B.C. Ca. 1912
Cranbrook BC - Canadian Bank of Commerce