Early UFO photo – The Vancouver City Hall UFO – 1937
The story goes that 21-year-old soldier Leonard Lamoreux snapped this image in 1937 while visiting the brand new Vancouver City Hall.
The strange encounter and the UFO picture
“The two were suddenly astounded to see a ‘bright bright blue light’ drop straight down from the sky. It became larger as it did so and they were able to observe the source of the light as an object that Leonard described as ‘two saucers’ open ends facing each other, glowing bright blue. The object then moved ‘dead straight’ horizontally across the sky. When it just appeared to clear the flagpole on the roof of the City Hall it came to an almost dead stop and Leonard clicked the shutter on the camera. The object then shot straight back up into the sky. ‘They never seen anything fly so fast!’ This scared them to death and they ran from the scene. The object made no sound.”
It’s important to note that this photo has no negative in existence and the UFO could very well be a “watermark defect that appeared during the development of the print.