Category Archives: hiking

Cloudy days and cameras

I had been wanting to get out to the Bevan area to take a look at an old car that was rusting away in the middle of a logged out area. Of course, I picked an overcast day where rain … Continue reading

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Puntledge penstock pipeline – valve chamber

The valve chamber on the original Puntledge penstock pipeline This is an interesting piece of Comox Valley history – but it’s also one that is gone as BC Hydro removed the old crumbling pipeline for safety reasons. Related Posts:The way … Continue reading

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Puntledge penstock pipelines

The old and the current Puntledge penstock pipelines – a bit of Comox Valley history Related Posts:The old and the new – Puntledge penstock pipelinesThe way it was – Puntledge penstock pipelineBridges – Duncan Bay Main at Puntledge penstockPipeline graffiti

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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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E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 46.80 Whitehouse Creek bridge

The E&N bridge over Whitehouse Creek Related Posts:E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 123.00 Coal CreekE&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 124.10 Mill Creek…E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 120.20 Rosewell…E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 120.10 Berray Road

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Tsolum River – a bit of a mystery

The purpose of this structure is a bit of a mystery – it’s along the old Comox Logging Railway grade, and  opens onto the Tsolum River upstream of Farnham Road and the old mill site, I’m thinking it was the … Continue reading

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