Category Archives: Bevan

A memorial in the woods

Part of a memorial in the woods – Bevan, off Bevan Road Related Posts:Sandra – a Bevan MysteryNanaimo – a little memorialFire fighters memorialMount Washington

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Cloudy days and cameras

I had been wanting to get out to the Bevan area to take a look at an old car that was rusting away in the middle of a logged out area. Of course, I picked an overcast day where rain … Continue reading

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Bevan – No. 7 Coal Mine

Nature recovering the ruins of the No. 7 Coal Mine in Bevan Related Posts:No. 8 MineCumberland No. 7 MineNo 5 MineNo Coal

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Tsolum River Facility

Tsolum River Facility – Headquarters Creek The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Tsolum River Facility is one of those places that are just a bit difficult to find, partly because it is actually located on Headquarters Creek, but more so … Continue reading

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Headquarters – old cans

I spotted a splash of blue while poking about in the area between the old Headquarters power station and the Tsolum River – being me I had to take a look to see what it was. A can – and … Continue reading

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The way it was – Puntledge penstock pipeline

Puntledge penstock pipeline near Powerhouse Road – August 2012 Related Posts:Along the pipelineBridges – Duncan Bay Main at Puntledge penstockPipeline graffitiThe old and the new – Puntledge penstock pipelines

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Cumberland No. 7 Mine

The Cumberland No.7 mine was built on the edge of the Puntledge River, with some of the workings going under the river. The No.7 Mine closed was 1922 as its coal had run out. You can view 360° panoramic images … Continue reading

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Wall Beach

Wall Beach on a fall day Wall Beach has always been one of my go-to places when I need to get away from the day to day toils and troubles that seem to mount up. It’s a peaceful area full … Continue reading

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No. 8 Mine

Cumberland, Bevan, and the surrounding areas were once the site of one of BC’s biggest coal mining operations, with 8 different mineshafts in operation. By 1950, the only mine left operating was No. 8, and in 1953, No. 8 closed … Continue reading

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No 8 Mine

October is a great month for walking about outdoors with a camera – clear skies, cool air, not so many people, and an amazing pallet of fall colours. A perfect day to take a visit to the remains of the … Continue reading

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