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YTL 435

This 422 Class District Harbor Tug, Small was laid down in 1943, at Bellingham Iron Works, Bellingham, WA. She was delivered and placed in service as YT-435 in the 12th Naval District, Navy Yard Mare Island in 1944, Vallejo, California. … Continue reading

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Stone Butter Church

Stone Butter Church – Comiaken Hill In the 1870 Roman Catholic missionaries were intent bringing the local Cowichan Indian communities into their flock. Father Peter Rondeault, a missionary to the Cowichan Indians, decided to build a church for the Cowichan … Continue reading

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Thomson Bros. Lumber CO. LTD sawmill

Thomson Bros. Lumber Co. LTD sawmill – still operating In 1966, 19 year old Joe Thomson left a $2.25 an hour union job at Field Sawmills, purchased 2½ acres with a house next to Cumberland Road for $3,500, and built … Continue reading

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Snuneymuxw First Nation log sort

Snuneymuxw First Nation log sort – Nanaimo

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Snuneymuxw First Nation totem

Snuneymuxw First Nation totem – Nanaimo

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Snuneymuxw First Nation totems

Snuneymuxw First Nation totem poles – Nanaimo  

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Uchuck III

Uchuck III alongside in Gold River

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Gold River logging equipment

Logging equipment at the Gold River log sort

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C-FCDT

C-FCDT, an Air Nootka 1958 De Havilland DHC-2 MK. I in Gold River

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Skookumtruck

Skookumtruck in Gold River

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