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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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No 8 Mine

October is a great month for walking about outdoors with a camera – clear skies, cool air, not so many people, and an amazing pallet of fall colours. A perfect day to take a visit to the remains of the … Continue reading

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Victoria – Artistry on the street

There is a rather interesting blend of artistry that can be seen around Victoria – some of it is officially sanctioned, some more of a social commentary, and some just for the heck of it. It’s all art…

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