Tag Archives: British Columbia

El Rayo

The fishing boat El Rayo in Quathiaski Cove, Quadra Island

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Rolling hills

I’m happy to be a passenger when driving through the Okanagan on BC Highway 1, as the scenery is amazing and continuously changing. Hills, clouds, arid vegetation and a lot of history…

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Hills of British Columbia

Heading west from Pritchard on Highway 1 toward Monte Creek

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Pritchard Bridge

The Pritchard Bridge crossing the South Thompson River A train crossing Martin Prairie Road, near the Trans Canada Highway in Pritchard BC Looking toward the north

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A rainy west coast day

A rainy day in Ucluelet I’ve always enjoyed being on the west coast of British Columbia, especially on rainy, foggy days where colours are muted and the air is still. A bit of Ucluelet is just the ticket on these … Continue reading

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Departures – air ambulance

Waiting in Vancouver for a Helijet air ambulance to depart

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Vancouver from the air – Petrosul sulphur terminal

The Petrosul sulphur terminal in North Vancouver

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Nanaimo from the air

Descending into Helijet’s operation base at the Nanaimo Cruise Ship Terminal

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Alberni Pacific 8427

Alberni Pacific 8427, a 1954 1600 HP Alco RS-3 120 ton  locomotive

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Puntledge River diversion dam

Upstream from the diversion dam The control gates for water entering the penstock for the generating station The diversion dam diverts some of the water from the Puntledge River and feeds it into the penstock pipeline that flows downhill to … Continue reading

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