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Buckley Bay

Buckley Bay and Denman Island on a foggy west coast fall day

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Across Baynes Sound – Denman Island

Looking across Baynes Sound toward Denman Island

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Over the road

Looking down on Buckley Bay Road – also known as the Highway 19 Connector

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E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 126.2 Buckley Bay

Buckley Bay is an interesting section of the E&N as it was a flag stop and had a spur line – there is little evidence of the flag stop structures  but the spur line is intact. It’s a bit of … Continue reading

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BC Ferries – Buckley Bay

A busy summer day at the BC Ferries terminal in Buckley Bay as passengers headed to Denman and Hornby Islands face multiple sailing waits.

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Buckley Bay – the view from the bridge

BC Ferries Buckley Bay terminal viewed from the E&N bridge over Buckley Bay Road

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E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 126.15 Buckley Bay Road bridge

The E&N bridge at Buckley Bay Road

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BC Ferries – the shapes

If you look closely at the BC Ferries cable ferry Baynes Sound Connector, you will see three black shapes and some lights that you won’t see on any other vessel operated by BC Ferries. The black shapes and three vertical … Continue reading

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BC Ferries Buckley Bay – The herring fleet

The herring fleet drifting downwind in Baynes Sound between Buckley Bay and Denman Island. The vessels caused sailing waits and operational delays to BC Ferries cable ferry operation. The Baynes Sound Connector stopped mid channel, waiting for vessels from the … Continue reading

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BC Ferries Buckley Bay – Cable winch

The cable winch gear at the BC Ferries Buckley Bay terminal. The winch is used to haul replacement drive and guide cables across Baynes Sound from Denman Island, and to pretension cables.

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