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Alberni Pacific – heading out

Aboard the Alberni Pacific as we head out of Port Alberni and a bit of video…

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Alberni Pacific – On the siding

Alberni Pacific No.7 shuttling on the siding in Port Alberni and a bit of video…

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Alberni Pacific – McLean Mill

Alberni Pacific No. 7 at McLean Mill National Historic Site and a bit of video…

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Alberni Pacific No. 2

Alberni Pacific No.2 was built in 1912 for the Weist Logging Co., and operated as No. 1 in Port Alberni. Between 1918 and 1950, it was operated as Alberni Pacific Lumber Co., Ltd. #2, in Franklin River. The Western Vancouver … Continue reading

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No.7 and 2 Spot – Alberni Pacific

Alberni Pacific No.7 – 1929 Baldwin 2-8-2T, and 2-Spot, a 1912 Shay logging locomotive

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Alberni Pacific No.7

Alberni Pacific No.7 – 1929 Baldwin 2-8-2T

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Alberni Pacific Trick or Treat Train

The volunteers behind the Alberni Pacific Trick or Treat Train – a spooky ride aboard a steam train heading to McLean Mill National Historic Site.

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Western Forest Products engine 113

Western Forest Products engine 113, a 2-8-2 135 Ton Alco Rod Engine is on display at the Woss train yard, and was in use as late as 1988. The engine was built in 1920, and was transported from Oregon to … Continue reading

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Alberni Pacific – Live steam

The Alberni Pacific’s No 7, a 2-8-2 Baldwin More images on Facebook

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Alberni Pacific No. 7

In 1912, Port Alberni was incorporated with the arrival of the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway, and planned arrival of the Canadian National Railway, and the trans-Pacific telegraph cable at Bamfield. The Alberni Pacific railway began operations in 1912 into Port … Continue reading

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