Category Archives: history

A memorial in the woods

Part of a memorial in the woods – Bevan, off Bevan Road Related Posts:Sandra – a Bevan MysteryNanaimo – a little memorialFire fighters memorialMount Washington

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Generations – Comox Valley Airport

A Westjet Boeing 737-700 and a CP-107 Canadair Argus Related Posts:Boeing 737-800Landing – YQQC-GBWSWestjet – into the sky

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Back to black (and white…)

The shoreline at Wolf Lake There is a bit of history here: June of 1938 was the driest June since weather records were first collected in 1874 – it set the stage for what would be called the “Bloedel Fire”. … Continue reading

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Back to black (and white…)

The shoreline at Wolf Lake There is a bit of history here: June of 1938 was the driest June since weather records were first collected in 1874 – it set the stage for what would be called the “Bloedel Fire”. … Continue reading

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Coastal Celebration

Coastal Celebration in Swartz Bay Coastal Celebration being photo bombed by Skeena Queen Related Posts:BC Ferries – Coastal CelebrationCoastal CelebrationCoastal CelebrationSkeena Queen

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Nanaimo Wellcox Yard

The well organized confusion of tracks at Wellcox yard – Nanaimo Related Posts:Nanaimo – Wellcox YardNanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo – CPR Dock

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Nanaimo Wellcox Yard

Hazardous material transfer area at Wellcox yard – Nanaimo Related Posts:Nanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo – Wellcox YardNanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo – CPR Dock

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Nanaimo Wellcox Yard

A bit of train graffiti – Wellcox Yard, Nanaimo Related Posts:Nanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo – Wellcox YardNanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo – CPR Dock

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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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Vanishing Vancouver Island

Although this is a nice shot of a Helijet Sikorski S-76A transitioning into a ground effect hover at the Nanaimo flight centre, what you can’t see is actually the focus of the image. The Western Forest Products’ sawmill buildings and … Continue reading

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