Tag Archives: graffiti

The underbelly of Ottawa

A dead-end alley between buildings shows the gritty underbelly of Ottawa. That grittiness is common to all large Canadian cities, as is the street art that is there if you look for it…

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Looking toward Hirtle Island and Moshers Island A bit of artwork on the bridge over Crooked Channel, connecting Bush Island and Jenkins Island

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Bye bye Bluey

The old Johnson Street Bridge slowly being dismantled and fading into history

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Nanaimo Wellcox Yard

A bit of train graffiti – Wellcox Yard, Nanaimo

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Along the pipeline – graffiti

Some of the graffiti on the steel section of Punteldge penstock pipeline is actually pretty good street art. Some of it- just senseless tagging.

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Duncan – concrete art

Street art or graffiti? Some street art is well thought out and conveys a message about life, politics, and even historical events that changed the way we think. These examples are at the long shuttered extruded and precast concrete products … Continue reading

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Buckley Bay – the view from the bridge

BC Ferries Buckley Bay terminal viewed from the E&N bridge over Buckley Bay Road

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Headquarters – the power station

The old concrete building on Farnham Road beside the Tsolum River was built as a rough timber mill in 1912-1913, but was never operated as a mill despite being fully equipped. In the 1920s the building housed five diesel engine … Continue reading

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Forbidden Plateau

The remains of the Wood Mountain ski park lodge Record snow falls during the 1998/99 La Niña storm cycle broke records across coastal BC. There was so much snow at Forbidden Plateau that the Wood Mountain lodge collapsed,  ending the … Continue reading

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Vanishing Campbell River – Eagles Nest Lodge

Eagles Nest Lodge – Campbell River I stopped to take look at what is left of a once popular destination for tourists, hunters, and fishermen – it’s sad on many levels, but perhaps inevitable that this and many more small … Continue reading

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