Tag Archives: Puntledge

Cumberland No. 7 Mine

The Cumberland No.7 mine was built on the edge of the Puntledge River, with some of the workings going under the river. The No.7 Mine closed was 1922 as its coal had run out. You can view 360° panoramic images … Continue reading

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Stotan Falls – low water

Low water flows on the Puntledge make for some great swimming in the pot holes upstream and downstream at Stotan Falls – 30 July 2015.

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Comox Lake – water levels 23 May 2015

Comox Lake dam forebay water level 134.682m – 23 May 2015 A look at the water level of Comox Lake during the spring of 2015. This is the first in a series I will shoot to show the water level … Continue reading

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Condensory Road Bridge

The Condensory Road Bridge over the Puntledge River is a superb example of an old wood piling bridge, one of the few left on Vancouver Island. It is quite similar in size, appearance, and construction to the bridge over the … Continue reading

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Rocks along the river

Some rocks along the shoreline of the Puntledge River

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The Puntledge – Condensory Road to Browns River

The Puntledge River does not look threatening when viewed from the Condensory Road Bridge – in fact, looking downstream toward the confluence of the Browns River things look rather serene. The Puntledge is popular with tubers and paddlers – a … Continue reading

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Puntledge Diversion Dam

Puntledge River diversion dam – linked to larger version Located about 3.7 kilometres downstream of the Comox Lake Impoundment Dam, the Diversion Dam is where water is diverted from the Puntledge river into a pipeline that travels five kilometres to … Continue reading

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Comox Lake – 3 months at the dam

A look at the water level of Comox Lake during the fall of 2014. 08 September 2014   07 December 2014 09 December 2014 And a series of closer images of the Comox Lake dam – these show very clearly … Continue reading

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Island signs

BC Hydro Puntledge penstock pipeline access road

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The mystery pipe

  I was walking along the access road for the BC Hydro Puntledge penstock pipeline when I spotted a section of old concrete pipe located quite close to this steel pipeline that runs perpendicular to the road – in other … Continue reading

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