Tag Archives: Esquimalt

Along the rails – Esquimalt

A look along the E&N Rail Trail as it passes the Esquimalt Graving Dock

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Canadian national flag

The Canadian national flag flying at NOTC Venture at Work Point – Esquimalt

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Geodetic Benchmarks

Canadian Benchmarks include several types of permanently fixed survey markers, monuments or other devices that are used for taking accurate measurements within Canada. In fancy terms, the benchmarks are the Official Horizontal Datums for Georeferencing Legal Surveys. British Columbia Survey … Continue reading

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McLoughlin Point

Looking toward James Bay, Esquimalt, and downtown Victoria Adjacent to Work Point in Esquimalt, McLoughlin Point is a relatively unknown area, largely due to it’s military and industrial heritage. The point is surrounded by DND property, and until fairly recently, … Continue reading

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Kayaking – Victoria Harbour

A group of paddlers heading toward West Bay from Work Point A float plane taking off beyond Berens Island Camel Point heliport and the Ogden Point Cruise Ship Terminal in James Bay

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Deer – Work Point

A doe and her fawn at Work Point between Building WP 1020, the “Haida” Building (old admin building) and the mod housing units.

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Saxe Point Park

The Coho and the Olympics as viewed from Saxe Point Park – Esquimalt Looking toward HMC Dockyard Esquimalt and the West Shore area

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The old and the new – Work Point

A bit of Work Point at night. Standing in front of the building #1020, the administration building # 1020, built in 1918, and across the old parade square from building #1372, the new accommodations complex, the Admiral Sir Charles E. … Continue reading

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E&N Rail Yard Victoria

The train doesn’t stop here anymore… [fbalbum url=”https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.298632446927140.1073742122.123247217798998&type=3″ size=”187″]

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Fleming Beach – rock climbing

Esquimalt’s Fleming Beach at Macaulay Point is a popular spot for a bit of urban rock climbing practice

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