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Mt Washington – Strathcona views

Looking toward Strathcona Provincial Park from the base of ski operations at Mt Washington. A bit of snow helps to identify the areas that have been logged, and those that have yet to be logged.

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Gold River – Sandpoint Chief

Western Forest Products tug Sandpoint Chief at the Gold River log sort

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Sun Ruby

Sun Ruby at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf, loading logs destined for Gunsan, Korea Built: Kanda Zosensho K.K., Kanda, Japan, 2004 Net Tonnage: 11140 t Gross Tonnage: 19887 Deadweight: 32754 t Length Overall: 177m Breadth Extreme 28.4m Draught: 10.019 m

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Nanaimo – where a mill once was

In 1951 George William Dorman and his brother Fred opened their Brechin sawmill at Departure Bay near the B.C. Ferry terminal in 1951. In 1957 George started a  small chipper mill on Stewart Avenue, a neighbouring property owned by one … Continue reading

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McLean Mill National Historic Site

  Logging equipment at Mclean Mill National Historic Site [fbalbum url=”https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.265435576913494.1073742033.123247217798998&type=1″ size=”187″ random=1 limit=6] The complete set of images are in a standalone album…

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McLean Mill National Historic Site

  Mclean Mill National Historic Site [fbalbum url=”https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.265434803580238.1073742032.123247217798998&type=3″ size=”187″ random=1 limit=9] The complete set of images are in a standalone album…

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