August 11, 1938
Thursday, August 11, 1938
When she sees the fare cost in the brochure, her first thought is that it would go a long ways towards the cost of the camera she wants. Then she remembers J.’s boss comped the trip.
She was really surprised by J.’s ability to keep the trip a secret. When they get to Seattle she hopes to be able to go to a camera store and see what the prices are.
It’s all very posh and she feels a touch intimidated, but she adapts quickly.
[Sidenote: The Triangle Route – Vancouver – Seattle – Victoria was run by the Canadian Pacific company. The Princess ships sailed these passenger routes until the 2nd world war, when they were commandeered y the nay. In the 12 month period 1937-38 the Princesses Kathleen and Marguerite each steamed some 90,000 nautical miles.
Image(Altered): CVA 447-2594, Photographer: Walter E. Frost, 1898-1988 “An avid amateur photographer interested in ships, trains, and the city of Vancouver.” ]