As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation, 1920-1929, here is a 1926 advertisement for Durant Motors of Canada automobiles, sold in Victoria by Atkinson Motor Company, Ltd., 809 Yates Street.
Here is an historic photo of 809 Yates Street:
- City of Victoria Archives photo M05598 – 1960, showing Ming’s Restaurant in a building which appears to have been originally designed as a garage;
Here are some links to more information on the Durant Motor Company:
Here is a video of a 1926 Durant Star:
Here is a map showing the location of 809 Yates Street:
Here is a Google Street View showing the current appearance of 809 Yates Street:
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