Category Archives: Vanishing Vancouver Island

E&N Port Subdivision

  Well now – this is a bit of a pickled as I can’t remember if this is the E&N railway Port Subdivision crossing of Lockport Creek or Pipeline Creek. Either way, the train doesn’t run here anymore, or anywhere … Continue reading

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E&N Port Subdivision

  Well now – this is a bit of a pickled as I can’t remember if this is the E&N railway Port Subdivision crossing of Lockport Creek or Pipeline Creek. Either way, the train doesn’t run here anymore, or anywhere … Continue reading

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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. The buildings are slowly … Continue reading

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Vanishing Vancouver Island – Seaspan Nanaimo

When Seaspan Ferries moved out of their Wellcox Rail Yard location in May 2017, operations at the ferry dock and the rail and vehicle loading ramp ceased. It’s the end of major cargo traffic in Nanaimo.

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Vanishing Vancouver Island – the Island Highway

Despite being able to travel between Campbell River and Nanaimo while legally driving at 120 kmh on the Inland Island Highway (Highway 19), I often travel on parts of the Island Highway (Highway 19A) – especially between Courtenay and Fanny … Continue reading

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Vanishing Vancouver Island – a picnic shelter

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Black Creek Barn

A barnyard scene, complete with sheep and ducks

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Black Creek Barn

A beautiful barn – Highway 19A between Black Creek and Merville

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Vanishing Vancouver Island – Cowichan Bay

Another house that was once a home full of memories being made – Cowichan Bay

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Although this is a nice shot of a Helijet Sikorski S-76A transitioning into a ground effect hover at the Nanaimo flight centre, what you can’t see is actually the focus of the image. The Western Forest Products’ sawmill buildings and … Continue reading

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