Category Archives: buildings

BC Parliament Buildings – Front Fountain

The Front Fountain on the grounds of the British Columbia Parliament Buildings was designed in Victoria by Hooper & Watkins and manufactured in New York by Joseph W. Fiske in 1905. It originally had 4 basins and stood over 5.5 … Continue reading

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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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Victoria – not your normal view

Not your normal view of MV Coho and the British Columbia parliament buildings It might be more accurate to refer to this as “the only time you’ll see this” as I had to get some special permission to shoot this … Continue reading

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The Empress

The Empress – an iconic Victoria landmark Related Posts:Classic Victoria – The EmpressVictoria – The EmpressVictoria – The EmpressVictoria at night – The empress

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Vanishing Vancouver Island

Vanishing Vancouver Island – a picnic shelter Related Posts:Vanishing Vancouver IslandVanishing Vancouver IslandVanishing Vancouver Island – Cowichan BayVanishing Vancouver Island

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A bit of Harmac

An abandoned car wash station on Phoenix way, the access road to the site of where the Western Forest Products Ltd. Island Phoenix Sawmill was. That’s was, as in they shut it down, took it down, and took it away. … Continue reading

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Tai Sang Company

Tai Sang Company grocery store – Government Street, Victoria Related Posts:Roger’s chocolatesThe Janion buildingVictoria at night – Government StreetVictoria at night – Government at Fisgard

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A boxcar with nowhere to go

The train never did and never will run here, but they managed to put a boxcar near the old Victoria train station… Related Posts:BoxcarTrain couplersThe train don’t run here anymore…The train don’t run here anymore…

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Black Creek Barn

A barnyard scene, complete with sheep and ducks Related Posts:Black Creek BarnVanishing Vancouver IslandA. SheepBlack Creek

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Black Creek Barn

A beautiful barn – Highway 19A between Black Creek and Merville Related Posts:Black Creek BarnVanishing Vancouver IslandThe barnA barn – Dove Creek Road

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