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Englewood Railway of Western Forest Products

The Englewood Railway of Western Forest Products transported logs by train for 100 years on northern Vancouver Island. The line was shut down November 7, 2017 after three workers died and two were injured when a train hit a maintenance … Continue reading

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Beaver Cove dozer boats

Dozer boats at the Western Forest Products Englewood Logging Division

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Beaver Cove Dryland Sort

A Kobelco log grappler/loader at the Beaver Cove Dryland Sort – Western Forest Products Englewood Logging Division

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Beaver Cove Dryland Sort

Beaver Cove Dryland Sort – Western Forest Products Englewood Logging Division

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Gold River logging equipment

Logging equipment at the Gold River log sort

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Comox Lake Logging

Logging operations near Comox Lake, between the BC Hydro impoundment dam on Comox Lake and the fish and game club. and a shorter time lapse video…

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Logging equipment

Shut down lumber mills and surplus logging equipment are fairly common sights on Vancouver Island. While the equipment ages and is superseded by modern equipment, the mills are usually gone for good. Looking across Discovery Pass toward Quadra Island, from … Continue reading

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The last tree standing

At the entrance to the BC Forest Discovery Centre, which was once called the BC Forest Museum, and started off in 1965 as the Cowichan Valley Forest Museum.

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The big machine

I had seen this big logging machine on the way into Northwest Bay and was going to stop but was excited about heading to Rhododendron Lake and decided to stop on the way back into Nanoose. That’s not my usual … Continue reading

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