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A memorial in the woods

Part of a memorial in the woods – Bevan, off Bevan Road

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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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Bevan – No. 7 Coal Mine

Nature recovering the ruins of the No. 7 Coal Mine in Bevan

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Headquarters – old cans

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

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Cumberland No. 7 Mine

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

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A P Green Empire bricks

  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.

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No. 8 Mine

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

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In the Forrest – fungus

Fungus in the forest – Nymph Falls Nature Park

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Nymph Falls

The Puntledge River at Nymph Falls as BC Hydro releases water from the Comox Lake reservoir in advance of heavy rain.

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Mt Becher

Although I, and many others, call this Forbidden Plateau, it is actually a view of Mount Becher. It’s pretty, and you can still see where some of the ski runs were at the Forbidden Plateau ski operation. The first lodge … Continue reading

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