Tag Archives: Vancouver Island

El Rayo

The fishing boat El Rayo in Quathiaski Cove, Quadra Island

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Big Qualicum Hatchery

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There are a good number of active and closed salmonid hatcheries on Vancouver Island. The closed ones are sad, and the one’s that remain may be threatened by budget cutbacks. On this day I stopped at the Big Qualicum Hatchery … Continue reading

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BC Ferries – Spirit of Vancouver Island

Spirit of Vancouver Island berthing in Swartz Bay

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Jordan River

A series of video segments I shot at the Jordan River campground. This is a beautiful place to visit…

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The old concrete plant

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I shot some stills of the old concrete products plant just south of the weigh station on Highway 1, near Duncan. I’m glad I did, as it was subsequently demolished. The now gone, long abandoned concrete products plant

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Nanaimo from the air

Descending into Helijet’s operation base at the Nanaimo Cruise Ship Terminal

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Alberni Pacific 8427

Alberni Pacific 8427, a 1954 1600 HP Alco RS-3 120 ton  locomotive

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Puntledge River diversion dam

Upstream from the diversion dam The control gates for water entering the penstock for the generating station The diversion dam diverts some of the water from the Puntledge River and feeds it into the penstock pipeline that flows downhill to … Continue reading

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Comox Valley logging road

Walking along a logging road between Cumberland and Bevan – lots of clouds, no wind, and I did not get eaten by a cougar. And a nice view of Forbidden Plateau and the Comox Glacier…   Comox Lake

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Point Holmes – just a bird on the beach

A bird looking for something to eat on the beach at Point Holmes

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