Tag Archives: Alberni Pacific

Coombs handcar

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

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Western Vancouver Island Industrial Heritage Society

A look around the roundhouse at the Western Vancouver Island Industrial Heritage Society – home of the Alberni Pacific. [fbalbum url=”https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.356943017762749.1073742199.123247217798998&type=3″ size=”187″]

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Alberni Pacific – the end of the line

Alberni Pacific at the E&N station in Port Alberni …and pulling into McLean Mill

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Alberni Pacific – trains and trees

Alberni Pacific passing the Catalyst paper mill in Port Alberni The forestry industry has had highs and lows, with many saw mills and paper mills being sold to overseas companies, shut down, and dismantled. It’s perhaps more than a bit … Continue reading

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Alberni Pacific – heading out

Aboard the Alberni Pacific as we head out of Port Alberni and a bit of video…

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Alberni Pacific – On the siding

Alberni Pacific No.7 shuttling on the siding in Port Alberni and a bit of video…

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Alberni Pacific – McLean Mill

Alberni Pacific No. 7 at McLean Mill National Historic Site and a bit of video…

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Alberni Pacific No. 2

Alberni Pacific No.2 was built in 1912 for the Weist Logging Co., and operated as No. 1 in Port Alberni. Between 1918 and 1950, it was operated as Alberni Pacific Lumber Co., Ltd. #2, in Franklin River. The Western Vancouver … Continue reading

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No.7 and 2 Spot – Alberni Pacific

Alberni Pacific No.7 – 1929 Baldwin 2-8-2T, and 2-Spot, a 1912 Shay logging locomotive

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Alberni Pacific No.7

Alberni Pacific No.7 – 1929 Baldwin 2-8-2T

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