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A barnyard scene, complete with sheep and ducks
A beautiful barn – Highway 19A between Black Creek and Merville
Just a barn near Merville, on a rainy winter day.
Just a barn near Merville
The old concrete building on Farnham Road beside the Tsolum River was built as a rough timber mill in 1912-1913, but was never operated as a mill despite being fully equipped. In the 1920s the building housed five diesel engine … Continue reading
I like barns – they are one of the few things I miss about southern Ontario. I was quite glad to spot this one on Dove Creek Road, between Merville and Courtenay.
Headquarters was a small community located on the banks of the Tsolum River near Courtenay, BC . Earlier known as Fraserville, the townsite of Headquarters started being built in 1911. The town had a post office, bunkhouse’s, blacksmith shops, a … Continue reading
When I first moved back to the Comox Valley I had thought that there were two bridges that could take me across the river and into Courtenay – this was of course incorrect as there are more than two bridges … Continue reading