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iN VIDEO: Tour of iconic Vernon Greyhound bus depot

A screenshot from a video made of the cleaned out Greyhound bus depot in Vernon.
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December 05, 2018 - 1:14 PM

VERNON - The Vernon bus depot has been a fixture in the city for decades. It's a building with enough memories to fill a library. When Greyhound moved out earlier this year, they left the building empty. Vernon city councillor Scott Anderson created a video document of the depot's final days.

Anderson's company was hired to do one last clean-up of the bus station in downtown Vernon on Tuesday, Dec. 4. He made a video tour of the building, recording his walkthrough of the loading bay, lobby, and basement, while providing historical tidbits about the structure.

"It's a piece of Vernon history," he said. "I'm sensitive to the historical significance of buildings."

Anderson's company discovered several documents and pictures in the building and they donated them to the Vernon Museum and Archives.

He isn't sure what will happen to the former bus depot, but he hopes part of its history is preserved.

"I suspect it'll be repurposed," he said. "That's the best you can hope for."

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