Tag Archives: forestry

Rosewall dry land log sort

BCF Rosewall Log Sort – Mud Bay Mud Bay is a shallow water muddy bay on Baynes Sound, between Union Bay and Fanny Bay. It was a flag stop when the E&N passenger service ran and was once serviced to … Continue reading

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A bit of Harmac

An abandoned car wash station on Phoenix way, the access road to the site of where the Western Forest Products Ltd. Island Phoenix Sawmill was. That’s was, as in they shut it down, took it down, and took it away. … Continue reading

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Dozer boat

A dozer boat moving boom logs during the loading of BC logs onto a bulk carrier

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Angelic Zephyr

Angelic Zephyr loading BC logs at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf

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Angelic Zephyr

A dozer boat working logs as the Angelic Zephyr loads BC timber at the Assembly Wharf in Nanaimo

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Dream Island

Dream Island at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf, loading logs destined for China

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Oriente Shine

Oriente Shine at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf, loading logs destined for China

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Port Alberni – the mill

One of the pulp mill buildings in Port Alberni

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A log barge

A log barge loading across the Alberni Inlet from Port Alberni

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Englewood Railway of Western Forest Products

The Englewood Railway of Western Forest Products transported logs by train for 100 years on northern Vancouver Island. The line was shut down November 7, 2017 after three workers died and two were injured when a train hit a maintenance … Continue reading

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