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The well organized confusion of tracks at Wellcox yard – Nanaimo
Hazardous material transfer area at Wellcox yard – Nanaimo
A bit of train graffiti – Wellcox Yard, Nanaimo
The E&N rail line is widely know as connecting Courtenay and Victoria, but there’s also the Port Alberni Sub, a 39 mile long branch line that runs from Parksville, over the Alberni Summit, to Port Alberni. The E&N trestle over … Continue reading
Although this is a nice shot of a Helijet Sikorski S-76A transitioning into a ground effect hover at the Nanaimo flight centre, what you can’t see is actually the focus of the image. The Western Forest Products’ sawmill buildings and … Continue reading
One of the pulp mill buildings in Port Alberni
The fishing vessel Hecate Strait No. 1 in Port Alberni
Tenaka in Port Alberni – across from Lady Rose Marine Services Tenaka is a former B.C. Ferries vessel used on the Quadra Island-Cortes Island route. She was purchased by Lady Rose Marine Services in April 2016.
Field sawmill wharf – Courtenay River In September 2017, Project Watershed and the K’ómoks First Nation reached an agreement with Interfor to purchase and restore the former Field sawmill site on the Courtenay River near the 17th street bridge. Kus-kus-sum … Continue reading
Nature recovering the ruins of the No. 7 Coal Mine in Bevan