Category Archives: Comox Lake

Comox Lake – Over the dam

Clouds over the forebay area of BC Hydro’s Comox Lake impoundment dam Related Posts:Comox Lake – A wet fall dayComox Lake Logging Road bridgeComox LakeComox Lake – July 2016

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Comox Lake 131.996 m ASL

I’ve shot images of the changing water levels at Comox Lake over the years that I have lived here since moving from Ontario. Sometimes there is too much water and the Comox Lake Dam spillway is in operation, and sometimes … Continue reading

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Island signs – Comox Lake Dam

I’d like to think that people would understand that a dam is not a great place for swimming, but the signs at the Comox Lake dam indicate otherwise. Related Posts:A bridge too farIsland signsComox Lake damComox Lake – The other … Continue reading

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Comox Lake Dam – the spillway

The Comox Lake impoundment dam spillway Water flows over the spillway when the level of Comox Lake reaches 135.33 meters above sea level. The Comox Lake dam is a 142 m-long concrete gravity structure with a crest elevation of 137.55 … Continue reading

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Comox Lake – the old water tank

The old wood stave water tank above the Comox Lake Campground Related Posts:Comox Lake – low waterComox LakeComox Lake – A wet fall dayA matter of months – Comox Lake

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Comox Lake – A wet fall day

A rather wet fall day at Comox Lake Related Posts:Signs of fall – Comox Lake Logging RoadA hot day at Stotan FallsA matter of months – Comox LakeMiracle Beach – a wet day

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Comox Lake Park – the boulders

Heading into Comox Lake Park to see some massive boulders Related Posts:Comox LakeComox Lake – the debrisShawnigan Lake Provincial ParkComox Lake – low water

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Comox Lake – a history of logging

When you get past the campground outside of Cumberland, you start to get a sense of the history of Comox Lake, and the importance of forestry (logging) in the Comox Valley… Related Posts:Comox LakeComox Lake – a bit of historyComox … Continue reading

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Cumberland No. 4 Mine

No.4 Mine – Cumberland near Whytes Bay on Comox Lake There’s not much left to see of the No. 4 mine, which is a shame but understandable as the main access to the mine was by a drift tunnel and … Continue reading

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Wellington Colliery Railway

On the trail to Whytes Bay An exposed section of rail from the Wellington Colliery Railway that connected to the No. 4 Mine near Whytes Bay, and further to the north on a trestle over Comox Lake to the Scott’s … Continue reading

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