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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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Chemainus – more than murals

In 1862 a waterwheel powered sawmill was opened in Chemainus, an ideal location with a sheltered bay for log booming and shipping of lumber products by sea and later by rail. By the late 1970s the mill was antiquated and … Continue reading

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