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Part of a memorial in the woods – Bevan, off Bevan Road
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
Nature recovering the ruins of the No. 7 Coal Mine in Bevan
I spotted a splash of blue while poking about in the area between the old Headquarters power station and the Tsolum River – being me I had to take a look to see what it was. A can – and … Continue reading
The Cumberland No.7 mine was built on the edge of the Puntledge River, with some of the workings going under the river. The No.7 Mine closed was 1922 as its coal had run out. You can view 360° panoramic images … Continue reading
A. P. Green Empire brick – Bevan Townsite A.P.Green Empire bricks are firebricks that were made by the A.P. Green Fire Brick Co. of Mexico, MO.
Cumberland, Bevan, and the surrounding areas were once the site of one of BC’s biggest coal mining operations, with 8 different mineshafts in operation. By 1950, the only mine left operating was No. 8, and in 1953, No. 8 closed … Continue reading
Fungus in the forest – Nymph Falls Nature Park
The Puntledge River at Nymph Falls as BC Hydro releases water from the Comox Lake reservoir in advance of heavy rain.