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MacMillan Bloedel Ltd. No. 1044

MacMillan Bloedel Ltd. No. 1044 MacMillan Bloedel Ltd. No. 1044 is a 1924 Porter 2-6-2T steam locomotive that operated in Chemainus . Wheels: 2-6-2T Builder: H.K. Porter Build Date: 05/1924 Construction No.: 6877 Empty Weight: 131,000 Weight on Drivers: 104,000 … Continue reading

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Chemainus – more than murals

In 1862 a waterwheel powered sawmill was opened in Chemainus, an ideal location with a sheltered bay for log booming and shipping of lumber products by sea and later by rail. By the late 1970s the mill was antiquated and … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Lake

It had been about 7 years since I had last visited Rhododendron Lake, and as I happened to be in the area and driving a nice four wheel drive vehicle decided to take a little detour to visit the home … Continue reading

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