Category Archives: Vancouver Island

Inlet Challenger

Inlet Challenger in Gold River In 1960 she was No. 112, owned by Western Tug & Barge Ltd., Nanaimo BC, and then In 1961 she was owned by Northern Salvage & Towing Co. Ltd., Kitimat BC. In 1962-1967 she was … Continue reading

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Strathcona Parkway

Strathcona Parkway as viewed from Mt Washington Related Posts:Strathcona ParkwayWinter reflections – Strathcona ParkwayMount Washington – Strathcona ParkwayComox Valley and beyond

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Strathcona – A coating of snow

Paradise Meadow trailhead at Strathcona Provincial Park Related Posts:Snow in StrathconaStrathcona Provincial Park – Paradise MeadowsStrathcona FlowersStrathcona

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Union Bay

Union Bay was first established by the Union Coal Co. as “Union Wharf” in 1887 as a port for the thriving coal mines at Union to the north (now Cumberland).  A wharf nearly 200 m long and 18.5 m high … Continue reading

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Mt Cain – summer

Mt Cain is one of the gems hidden away at the north end of Vancouver Island – many Island residents have never heard of it, which is a shame, as it’s one of four ski areas on Vancouver Island. Well, … Continue reading

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Highway 19 – North Island

Besides being the longest highway on Vancouver Island, Highway 19 passes through some beautiful areas, my favorite being north of Campbell River, between Sayward and Woss, and along Nimpkish Lake. Related Posts:Mt Cain – summerBC Ferries Bear CoveSayward – logging … Continue reading

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Woss –

A Kobelco excavator at the Western Forest Products Englewood Forest Operation in Woss Related Posts:Woss – a logging truckEnglewood RailwayWestern Forest Products engine 113Chemainus – more than murals

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Woss – a logging truck

A logging truck at Western Forest Products Englewood Forest Operation in Woss Related Posts:Woss –Englewood RailwayWestern Forest Products engine 113The last tree standing

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Air Force Beach – Not you normal view

Air Force Beach and CFB Comox as viewed from over Georgia Strait – not you normal view from the beach… Related Posts:Air Force BeachWaves – not your normal viewThe airfieldKye Bay

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Malahat – the view from the top

The view from the lower of the two Malahat lookouts – this one is on the north side of the summit, looking toward Saanich, the Gulf Islands, and the mainland.

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