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Category Archives: Highway 19
Looking toward the Northfield area of a snow covered Nanaimo Related Posts:Nanaimo views – a snowy dayComox Valley – a nice barnNanaimo views – Coast MountainsThe sports field
I’ve been fortunate to have been able to get a look at the wood stave low-pressure sections of the penstock pipelines for the Puntledge and John Hart power stations, the old Victoria water supply pipeline, and this little wood stave … Continue reading
A nice Caterpillar 735 Articulated Dump Truck Engine: Caterpillar C15 Turbocharged 15.2 L 6 Cylinder Gross Power: 413 Hp Net Power: 394 Hp Max Torque: 1524.5 Lb Ft 1200 Rpm Fuel Capacity: 560 L Number Of Forward Gears: 8 Number … Continue reading
Obviously, it’s a dozer boat out of the water and it’s heading down the road but a duck out of water sounded better than dozer boat on a trailer. I could have used a title involving heading down a road … Continue reading
The mysterious dome… You may have noticed this large dome-shaped structure if you drive Highway 19 north of Campbell River – I have, and I was really curious as to what it is used for. After a bit of research, … Continue reading
The Englewood Railway of Western Forest Products transported logs by train for 100 years on northern Vancouver Island. The line was shut down November 7, 2017 after three workers died and two were injured when a train hit a maintenance … Continue reading
Snow and ice on Spider Lake Spider Lake Provincial Park is a little gem that is a short drive off Highway 19 – it’s a beautiful spot for a bit of paddling, fishing, or gentle hiking on the well developed … Continue reading
Snow on the field I drive up and down Island on a regular basis and have come to think of the drive in terms of landmarks rather than kilometers. I find that it helps break up the monotony somewhat and … Continue reading
The creepiest snow detector on Vancouver Island – Highway 19 between Parksville and Nanoose. Related Posts:Mt Washington – snow comes earlyJust a barn – ChemainusSnow in ComoxStrathcona Snowgirl