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Photograph of George Shepherd feeding the ducks at Shepherd's Bush, a 10 acre farm at the corner of Clarke and Como Lake in 1924. Burquitlam Plaza occupies this site currently.

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Photograph of Jim Fenton hitching a cart to one of the family's goats. The Fenton Farm was located at 705 Alderson

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Photograph of Bessie and Nellie Hobbis beside the chicken house.

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Photograph of the Hobbis family, including Gerald, Bessie, and Burt, with Bill Coping on their farm, which was located where Burquitlam Plaza resides now.

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Photograph of a farmer working on Stickney Farm, which was located on Cameron Road and is now Lougheed Mall.

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Vince Ruzicka's mushroom farm, which was located in the 800-block of Porter Street.

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Vince Ruzicka's chicken farm, located at 1055 Como Lake. The Ruzicka family would later open a mushroom farm.

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Photograph of the prize-winning Holstein cattle at the Colony Farm dairy

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Photograph of the Bell Tower at Colony Farm during a flood in Coquitlam in 1921. Note that the building's first floor is almost completely submerged.
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