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Vanishing Vancouver Island – Seaspan Nanaimo

When Seaspan Ferries moved out of their Wellcox Rail Yard location in May 2017, operations at the ferry dock and the rail and vehicle loading ramp ceased. It’s the end of major cargo traffic in Nanaimo.

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Vanishing Vancouver Island – the Island Highway

Despite being able to travel between Campbell River and Nanaimo while legally driving at 120 kmh on the Inland Island Highway (Highway 19), I often travel on parts of the Island Highway (Highway 19A) – especially between Courtenay and Fanny … Continue reading

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Vanishing Vancouver Island – a picnic shelter

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Vanishing Vancouver Island – Cowichan Bay

Another house that was once a home full of memories being made – Cowichan Bay

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Although this is a nice shot of a Helijet Sikorski S-76A transitioning into a ground effect hover at the Nanaimo flight centre, what you can’t see is actually the focus of the image. The Western Forest Products’ sawmill buildings and … Continue reading

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Just an old house – one of many buildings that are fading away and vanishing

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Vanishing Vancouver Island

Just an old house – one of many buildings that are fading away and vanishing

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Honey

There’s a lot of history to be seen while driving Along Highway 19A toward Campbell River – bits and pieces of what was once a vibrant tourist destination, now bypassed at 120 kmh by Highway 19. Honey – near Stories … Continue reading

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