Ashtray

Ashtray from The Marine Room, Olympic Hotel, North Vancouver. From between the 50s and 70s.

The hotel was demolished over 20 years ago.

Olympic Hotel - From City of Vancouver Archives

Olympic Hotel – From City of Vancouver Archives

Olympic Hotel - From City of Vancouver Archives

Olympic Hotel – From City of Vancouver Archives

This photo must pre-date its apparent reputation as a biker bar, more details of which can be found on Sparkling Apple’s page. A band I just learned of searching for pix of the Olympic Hotel.

Ashtray

Is smoking obsolete? Sometimes it seems so in this frontier town.

Status: Invite friends who smoke over to smoke on the balcony.

Kill-ratio: 26:2 / 13:1

Alt-title: Untitled Object No. 310 For Exhaling The Good Ole Days.

Day 20 featured another tobacciana item, a Zippo lighter.