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Englewood Railway of Western Forest Products

The Englewood Railway of Western Forest Products transported logs by train for 100 years on northern Vancouver Island. The line was shut down November 7, 2017 after three workers died and two were injured when a train hit a maintenance … Continue reading

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Highway 19 – North Island

Besides being the longest highway on Vancouver Island, Highway 19 passes through some beautiful areas, my favorite being north of Campbell River, between Sayward and Woss, and along Nimpkish Lake.

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A Kobelco excavator at the Western Forest Products Englewood Forest Operation in Woss

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Woss – a logging truck

A logging truck at Western Forest Products Englewood Forest Operation in Woss

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Englewood Railway

Englewood Railway EMD SW1200 If you happen to be around Woss and you happen to like railways and logging, well, you really ought to take the time to visit the last operating logging railroad in North America – Western Forest … Continue reading

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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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Woss Community Hatchery

The salmon hatchery in Woss [fbalbum url=”https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.307440836046301.1073742151.123247217798998&type=3&” size=”187″]

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