Category Archives: Highway 4A

Errington Fire Department Hall 1

Command 21 Engine 211 Freightliner FL70 (1995). Primary Attack Pumper based at Hall #1 Triple Combination (Hale)Pump @ 625 IGPM. (Water / Aspirated Foam / Compressed Air Foam). Carries 4 SCBA Packs Hoses: 1 x 250ft. 1 1/2″ Preconnect, 1 … Continue reading

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View from the top – Little Mountain

A winter day on top of Little Mountain – the view toward Mount Arrowsmith Massif Regional Park was amazing…   The image is linked to larger version, and you can also view an interactive version of it that allows you … Continue reading

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View from the top – Little Mountain

Looking toward Errington and Mt Arrowsmith Massif Regional Park

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Coombs handcar

Mark Charland’s railway handcar on Alberni Valley Railway track in Coombs

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C-GAHN

C-GAHN, a 1966 Bell 204B at Kestrel Helicopters Ltd – near  Coombs The other helicopter is a bit of a mystery – it looks like an Aerospatiale AS-350/550 Ecureuil/AStar/Fennec but I will find more information…

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The old house

I stopped to take a look at this house just north of Coombs on Highway 4A – besides bits and pieces of broken windows, you can see bit’s and pieces of broken dreams as the house fades into the past.

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Englishman River

The upper falls at Englishman River Falls Provincial Park ll A bit of video of the Englishman River as viewed from the Top Bridge suspension bridge, and the falls at Englishman River Falls Provincial Park in Errington.

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E&N – Port Alberni Subdvision – French Creek

The E&N bridge over French Creek is on the Port Alberni Subdivision, just off Highway 4A in Coombs. The 39.0 Port Alberni Subdivision is a branch line off the mainline Victoria Subdivision in Parksville. Looking downstream on French Creek The … Continue reading

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Bridges – Coombs Highway 4A

I don’t think that this view of the bridge in Coombs has changed much since it was built in 1948. The railings along the pedestrian portion are probably quite new, and what used to be called the Alberni Highway is … Continue reading

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A bit of Coombs

A mural in Coombs – just east of the Highway 4A bridge

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