Category Archives: abandoned

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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On the rocks – an abandoned boat

There is a growing problem in British Columbia with people, and companies, abandoning boats – walking away from them rather than disposing of them in an environmentally friendly and legal manner. To be fair, there are cases where the owner … Continue reading

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Bevan – No. 7 Coal Mine

Nature recovering the ruins of the No. 7 Coal Mine in Bevan Related Posts:No. 8 MineCumberland No. 7 MineNo 5 MineNo Coal

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Tsolum River Facility

Tsolum River Facility – Headquarters Creek The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Tsolum River Facility is one of those places that are just a bit difficult to find, partly because it is actually located on Headquarters Creek, but more so … Continue reading

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Duncan – the concrete plant

The long shuttered concrete products plant north of Duncan on Highway 1 Related Posts:Duncan – concrete artTop Shelf FeedsReflections – Duncan Bay MainBridges – Browns River Duncan Bay Main

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Duncan – concrete art

Street art or graffiti? Some street art is well thought out and conveys a message about life, politics, and even historical events that changed the way we think. These examples are at the long shuttered extruded and precast concrete products … Continue reading

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Cumberland No. 7 Mine

The Cumberland No.7 mine was built on the edge of the Puntledge River, with some of the workings going under the river. The No.7 Mine closed was 1922 as its coal had run out. You can view 360° panoramic images … Continue reading

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One of eleven – Jordan River

One of eleven – Jordan River There were eleven houses in Jordan River, all located in a tsunami inundation zone, and in the middle of the flood plain if BC Hydro’s Bear Creek dam were to fail. BC Hydro offered … Continue reading

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Vanishing Vancouver Island

Just an old house – one of many buildings that are fading away and vanishing Related Posts:Vanishing Vancouver IslandHoneySalt Spring – Old and fading awayParksville – an old house

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Vanishing Vancouver Island

Just an old house – one of many buildings that are fading away and vanishing Related Posts:Vanishing Vancouver IslandHoneySalt Spring – Old and fading awayParksville – an old house

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