Wood and English Camp 9

Sam's bridge crew taking a break.

Quinsam Trucking with a large load

Joe Zanatta's truck hauls a large piece of timber on the Island Highway through Campbellton area.

Canadian Forest Products Ltd. Camp at Woss

The rail yard.

P.B. Anderson's camp at Knox Bay, Thurlow Island

Logging crew and steam donkey at P.B. Anderson's logging operations at Knox Bay, Thurlow Island. P.B. Anderson began logging in that area in 1917.

Beecher Lake Lumber Co. sawmill

Beecher Lake Lumber Co., which was owned and operated by the Baikie family of Campbell River, was located in the Campbell River estuary area. The Beecher Lake Lumber Co. milled the wood that was logged by Baikie Bros. Logging.

A forestry raft

The Columbia Coast Mission motor vessel the Rendezvous towed this raft loaded with high power pumps in to Quadra Island during the forest fire.

Bloedel, Stewart and Welch Camp 5 at Brewster Lake

The cookhouse in winter - note the triangular dinner bell. The triangle is now in the collections at the Museum at Campbell River.

MacMillan Bloedel beach camp Menzies's Bay

Campbell River's first sawmill

The booming grounds near the Wilfert Lumber Co. sawmill.

Elk Falls Mill near Campbell River

Construction of TMP (Thermomechanical Pulp) plant at the Elk Falls Mill, 1970's. Beside the construction is the original Groundwood Mill and the flume that brought the wood blocks to the mill.

Crew at Hastings Co. operations in Granite Bay, Quadra Island

Hastings Logging outfit in Granite Bay, Quadra Island. Back row (left to right): Freddy Walker, Pete & Gus Norlander (who built sleighs for the donkeys). Front row (left to right): Debresay (the Superintendant), Margaret Cavenaugh, Jerry Cavenaugh (the Camp Boss), and youngsters Mary &...

Canadian Forest Products Ltd. Camp at Woss

This house, which was one of the early houses built at the Woss camp, was the home of the McCormich family.

Sayward Logger Sports

Brian Herlihy competing in the axe chopping event.

Stand of timber on Thurlow Island

At elevation 400 feet. Four Firs and one Cedar tree. Firs 4 to 6 feet in diameter; Cedar 4 feet at "breast high". Located near southeast corner of Surveyed Timber Limit 40772.

Loading logs at Kanish Bay on Quadra Island

Log dump Coal Creek Logging Ltd., Granite Bay

Coal Creek Logging Ltd. was owned and operated by Les and Agnes Bestwick. In 1944 they moved their truck logging operations to Granite Bay and logged in that area until 1955/56. They sold their logging operation to the Baikie Brothers of Campbell River.

Hastings Co. logging locomotive and crew

Hastings Logging Co. (B.C. Mills Timber and Trading) locomotive #7 - built by Montreal Locomotive Works.

Elk River Timber at Gooseneck Lake

Logs were brought to Gooseneck Lake truck and dumped and then were loaded on railcars at this loading area.

Beach front view of camp houses at Elk Bay

Arthur Bendickson and Joe Dumaresq in town

(Of Bendickson Logging)

Loading a White logging truck

Early White logging truck on a fore-an-aft road being loaded with a hayrack boom. Likely taken in the Port Neville area and part of the Byles and Groves Logging Co.

Nimpkish Timber Co.

The log dump at Camp 8.

The 'Butler' logging truck at MacMillan Bloedel operations

This logging truck was a new design from Butler Brothers out of Victoria, and was tested at the Menzie's Bay operations.

The Sayward Forest Fire

Merrill Ring Wilson Ltd. at Big Tree Creek

A diesel with a Caterpillar engine - on a new sled near Merrill Ring Wilson Ltd. operations at Big Tree Creek camp.