Category Archives: Sayward

Kelsey Bay wharf

The end of the road – the wharf in Kelsey Bay This is one of the most beautiful spots on Vancouver Island, with amazing views of Johnstone Strait, Hardwicke Island and Helmcken Island, While the area is facing struggles due … Continue reading

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BC Ferries – Kelsey Bay

If you travel up Highway 19 to Sayward, and then drive down to Kelsey Bay, you can see, and touch a very interesting piece of coastal history. I stopped to explore and touch what was at one time the BC … Continue reading

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Kelsey Bay – the repair shop

The heavy equipment repair shop in Kelsey Bay Related Posts:Sayward – Kelsey Bay MarinaBC Ferries – Kelsey BayMiss QuadraKelsey Bay – logging trucks

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Sayward – Kelsey Bay Marina

Kelsey Bay Marina [fbalbum url=”https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.304253423031709.1073742141.123247217798998&type=3″ size=”187″] Related Posts:Sayward – the sunken shipBC Ferries – Kelsey BayKelsey Bay – Tugger I and ShaymarMiss Quadra

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Sayward – White Truck

It’s in pretty sad shape, but this old White truck is a reminder of logging as it was… Related Posts:Woss – a logging truckSayward – Mercury M135At the quarryFishing boats – Grace XIX

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Ossian A

Ossian A in Kelsey Bay Ossian A was built for the Canadian Forest Products operation at Englewood, where she was primarily employed towing log booms. She was later sold to Hodder Tugboat, and refitted with a 335 h.p. GM 12V71 … Continue reading

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Miss Quadra

Miss Quadra in Kelsey Bay Related Posts:Miss KellyJuan Francisco de la Bodega y QuadraA coastal momentHMCS Quadra – All in a row

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Sayward – Saw blade boot house

I’m calling this a saw blade boot house as the roof of the house is made out of old saw blades, and it houses boots. I suppose it’s also a tree house… Related Posts:Tofino – the Ice HouseParksville – an … Continue reading

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Sayward – Mercury M135

A Mercury M135 in Sayward – this truck would have been built in Canada, sometime around 1948 – 1950. Related Posts:Sayward – White TruckSayward – The outhousesSayward – the sunken shipBC Ferries – Kelsey Bay

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Sayward – logging equipment

Another piece of logging equipment slowly being swallowed up and reclaimed by nature – there’s always enough time but never enough money to preserve examples of what was once state of the art machinery. Related Posts:Logging equipmentThe big machineKelsey Bay … Continue reading

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