Category Archives: Vancouver Island

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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Jordan River

A series of video segments I shot at the Jordan River campground. This is a beautiful place to visit…

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The old concrete plant

I shot some stills of the old concrete products plant just south of the weigh station on Highway 1, near Duncan. I’m glad I did, as it was subsequently demolished. The now gone, long abandoned concrete products plant

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Nanaimo from the air

Descending into Helijet’s operation base at the Nanaimo Cruise Ship Terminal

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Alberni Pacific 8427

Alberni Pacific 8427, a 1954 1600 HP Alco RS-3 120 ton  locomotive

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Puntledge River diversion dam

Upstream from the diversion dam The control gates for water entering the penstock for the generating station The diversion dam diverts some of the water from the Puntledge River and feeds it into the penstock pipeline that flows downhill to … Continue reading

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Silent eagle

An eagle sitting beside the boat launch at the Comox Marina and a bit of video…

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Comox Bay Farm

Liquid manure being spread on the fields at the Comox Bay Farm

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Port of Nanaimo

The Port of Nanaimo building is the Nanaimo Cruise Ship center, and Helijet’s Nanaimo flight base.

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Comox Valley logging road

Walking along a logging road between Cumberland and Bevan – lots of clouds, no wind, and I did not get eaten by a cougar. And a nice view of Forbidden Plateau and the Comox Glacier…   Comox Lake

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