Pulleys and blocks and rope…

Pulleys and blocks and rope – things that keep a sailing boat sailing…

Pulleys and blocks and rope – things that keep a sailing boat sailing…

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Western Forest Products – Jordan River

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I was camping across the road in the CRD campground in Jordan River, and did a bit of exploring at the abandoned building that were the headquarters for the Western Forest Products Jordan River logging operations.

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The buildings are slowly vanishing, but the dryland sort and booming grounds are still active.

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Jordan River

A series of video segments I shot at the Jordan River campground. This is a beautiful place to visit…

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The old concrete plant

I shot some stills of the old concrete products plant just south of the weigh station on Highway 1, near Duncan. I’m glad I did, as it was subsequently demolished.

The now gone, long abandoned concrete products plant

The now gone, long abandoned concrete products plant

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Great big seas, great big skies – Margaretsville

The sun setting over the Bay of Fundy – Margaretsville

The sun setting over the Bay of Fundy – Margaretsville

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Inside a lobster trap

A look inside a lobster trap – one of many in Margaretsville

A look inside a lobster trap – one of many in Margaretsville

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Tractors – Windsor

A McCormick-Deering and a Cockshutt tractor at the Nova Scotia Antique Engine & Tractor Association summer show.

A McCormick-Deering and a Cockshutt tractor at the Nova Scotia Antique Engine & Tractor Association summer show.

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Simba II

The fishing boat Simba II in Nanaimo

The fishing boat Simba II in Nanaimo

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C-GOPP

C-GOPP, a Harbour Air 1959 Dehavilland DHC-3 in Nanaimo

C-GOPP, a Harbour Air 1959 Dehavilland DHC-3 in Nanaimo

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Splendour

The fishing boat Splendour in Nanaimo

The fishing boat Splendour in Nanaimo

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