Category Archives: E&N

Loon Lake

The E&N rail line is widely know as connecting Courtenay and Victoria, but there’s also the Port Alberni Sub, a 39 mile long branch line that runs from Parksville, over the Alberni Summit,  to Port Alberni. The E&N trestle over … Continue reading

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Black and white – the E&N

Wellcox Yard – Nanaimo The Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway (E&N) has a lengthy and controversial history that extend well beyond the 234 kilometre long line. With the closure of the Englewood Railway in November 2017, the E&N became the only … Continue reading

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Buckley Bay

Buckley Bay and Denman Island on a foggy west coast fall day Related Posts:BC Ferries – Buckley BayMV QuinitsaBC Ferries – Buckley BayBC Ferries Buckley Bay – The herring fleet

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Along the rails – Esquimalt

A look along the E&N Rail Trail as it passes the Esquimalt Graving Dock Related Posts:The view from View RoyalE&N Rail Yard VictoriaFleming Beach – rock climbingNaden Band

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Rail – a fading glory

A bottom dump hopper car at Wellcox Yard, Nanaimo Related Posts:Nanaimo – CPR DockNanaimo – Wellcox YardNanaimo – Cranes and trains and clouds and planesCP 4069

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E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 95.25 Parksville junction

The junction between the E&N Victoria Subdivision and the Port Alberni Subdivision is just a few hundred feet back from Highway 4 and just past the Parksville Station. Above one of the Parksville sidings meets up with the line and … Continue reading

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E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 95.30 Highway 4 crossing

The E&N crossing at Highway 4 Related Posts:E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 137.29 Embleton…E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 135.10 Trent…Logging truckE&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 135.10 Trent…

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E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 95.20 Parksville Station

The E&N station in Parksville Above, looking south – below, looking north Related Posts:E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 95.32 FMC SpurE&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 95.32 CRHA rollingE&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 90.10 MacMillan…E&N Victoria Subdivision – Milepost 125

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E&N Wellcox Spur – Mile 2.36 Needham Road crossing

The E&N crossing at Needham Road Related Posts:E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 137.29 Embleton…E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 83.56 Capilano…E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 126.2 Buckley BayE&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 137.29 Beachwood…

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E&N Victoria Subdivision – Milepost 80

The milepost for mile 80, near Aulds Road Related Posts:E&N Victoria Subdivision – Milepost 125E&N Victoria Subdivision – Milepost 121E&N Victoria Subdivision – Milepost 121E&N Victoria Subdivision – Milepost 105

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