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Tag Archives: Highway 19
Looking toward the Northfield area of a snow covered Nanaimo
I’ve been fortunate to have been able to get a look at the wood stave low-pressure sections of the penstock pipelines for the Puntledge and John Hart power stations, the old Victoria water supply pipeline, and this little wood stave … Continue reading
A nice Caterpillar 735 Articulated Dump Truck Engine: Caterpillar C15 Turbocharged 15.2 L 6 Cylinder Gross Power: 413 Hp Net Power: 394 Hp Max Torque: 1524.5 Lb Ft 1200 Rpm Fuel Capacity: 560 L Number Of Forward Gears: 8 Number … Continue reading
Obviously, it’s a dozer boat out of the water and it’s heading down the road but a duck out of water sounded better than dozer boat on a trailer. I could have used a title involving heading down a road … Continue reading
The mysterious dome… You may have noticed this large dome-shaped structure if you drive Highway 19 north of Campbell River – I have, and I was really curious as to what it is used for. After a bit of research, … Continue reading
Snow and ice on Spider Lake Spider Lake Provincial Park is a little gem that is a short drive off Highway 19 – it’s a beautiful spot for a bit of paddling, fishing, or gentle hiking on the well developed … Continue reading
Snow on the field I drive up and down Island on a regular basis and have come to think of the drive in terms of landmarks rather than kilometers. I find that it helps break up the monotony somewhat and … Continue reading
The creepiest snow detector on Vancouver Island – Highway 19 between Parksville and Nanoose.
I like to know what the history of things that I’m looking at so I did some research into the Clayburn, and Kilgard bricks that are scattered on the shore of Nanoose Bay at the site where the Red Gap … Continue reading
Red Gap was the location of small settlement and a lumber mill on the shore of Nanoose Bay. Rotting pilings and bricks are all that remain.