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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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Nanaimo tent city

The growing tent city in Nanaimo

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Nanaimo Wellcox Yard

The well organized confusion of tracks at Wellcox yard – Nanaimo

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Nanaimo Wellcox Yard

Hazardous material transfer area at Wellcox yard – Nanaimo

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Nanaimo Wellcox Yard

A bit of train graffiti – Wellcox Yard, Nanaimo

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Black and white – Nanaimo rail dock

CP Rail’s MV Princess of Vancouver (from www.clydeships.co.uk) During her service with Canadian Pacific, Princess of Vancouver made three round trips daily between Vancouver and Nanaimo, carrying rail cars, automobiles, tractor trailers and passengers. At one point she carried my … Continue reading

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Black and white – the E&N

Wellcox Yard – Nanaimo The Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway (E&N) has a lengthy and controversial history that extend well beyond the 234 kilometre long line. With the closure of the Englewood Railway in November 2017, the E&N became the only … Continue reading

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Nanaimo – Wellcox Yard

Wellcox Yard – Nanaimo

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Nanaimo – CPR Dock

The CPR Dock in Nanaimo, with Wellcox Yard in the background

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