Category Archives: logging

Mt Washington – Strathcona views

Looking toward Strathcona Provincial Park from the base of ski operations at Mt Washington. A bit of snow helps to identify the areas that have been logged, and those that have yet to be logged. Related Posts:Strathcona ParkwayStrathcona ParkwayMt WashingtonStrathcona … Continue reading

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Tenacity

The tenacity of nature – Comox Lake Decaying tree stumps are an example of how nature recycles material to feed new plants and trees. This plant growing out of a tree stump is an example of how a tree lives … Continue reading

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Ladysmith log sort

A quick look at the Timber West Ladysmith Dryland Sort Related Posts:LadysmithSnuneymuxw First Nation log sortLadysmithLadysmith

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Nanaimo – good bye logs

Another ship being loaded with BC logs that were cut and sorted on Vancouver Island. There’s more to this than just our raw softwood lumber being exported – there’s the men and women who boom and hook up the logs … Continue reading

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Thomson Bros. Lumber CO. LTD sawmill

Thomson Bros. Lumber Co. LTD sawmill – still operating In 1966, 19 year old Joe Thomson left a $2.25 an hour union job at Field Sawmills, purchased 2½ acres with a house next to Cumberland Road for $3,500, and built … Continue reading

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Snuneymuxw First Nation log sort

Snuneymuxw First Nation log sort – Nanaimo Related Posts:Snuneymuxw First Nation cemeterySnuneymuxw First Nation totemsSnuneymuxw First Nation totemsSnuneymuxw First Nation cemetery

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Gold River logging equipment

Logging equipment at the Gold River log sort Related Posts:Gold River – log sortGold River – Sandpoint ChiefGold River – there was a millLogging equipment

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Pacific logging truck

In 1947, three ex-Hayes Truck employees founded Pacific Truck & Trailer in Vancouver. Pacific built highway and off-road trucks, including this one that was and still is, used in the the logging industry in Gold River. In 1970 the business … Continue reading

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Jordan River – log sort

Logs being assembled into a boom at the Queesto logging Jordan River log sort Related Posts:Jordan River Surf ShackJordan River wavesMiss JordanChina Beach waves

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Miss Jordan

Miss Jordan at the Queesto Community Forest log sort in Jordan River   Queesto Community Forest is the company that manages TFL 61 at Jordan River. The Pacheedaht First Nation owns half of TFL. 61 Related Posts:Jordan River Surf ShackJordan … Continue reading

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