Category Archives: logging

Western Forest Products – Jordan River

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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Rocky Defender – Port of Nanaimo

Rocky Defender positioning log booms for longshoreman that are assembling logs into packets that will be hoisted and stacked on a cargo ship.

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Log booming – Port of Nanaimo

Nanaimo longshoreman assembling logs into packets that will be hoisted and stacked on a cargo ship. Inlet Royal and Rocky Defender positioning log booms

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A little green forwarder

A little green forwarder at work near Port George

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BC Logs – Global Discovery

Global Discovery loading logs at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf

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Taylor River

Low water at Taylor River Taylor River is one of those places that you should take the time to visit – it’s powerful at low water flows, and spectacular and deadly during high water flows. It picked up this stump, … Continue reading

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BC Logs – Timaru Star

Stevedores loading the Timaru Star at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf Hearing that Japan was going to recommence commercial whaling saddened and angered me. When the whales are all gone they can eat BC logs – until they are all gone…

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Nanaimo Logs

Stevedores loading logs at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf

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Murex Main

A walk along Murex Main – the back of Mt Washington

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The back of Mt Washington

A logged area on the back of Mt Washington

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