Unloading long logs at Rock Bay, the tidewater terminal of the British Columbia Mills, Timber and Trading Company's operation on Vancouver Island, B.C. by means of a simple device of a series of wire ropes passed under the logs, which are pulled taut by another wire rope attached to the...
The Campbell River Fire Department works to put out the blaze at the Beecher Lake Lumber Co. sawmill, which was owned and operated by the Baikie family of Campbell River, and was located in the Campbell River estuary area. The Beecher Lake Lumber Co. milled the wood that was logged by Baikie Bros...
Interior of cabin of launch 'Kalmor II', with B.A. Johnson, Dr. Judson F. Clark, Harold Gardiner and Chas. A. Booth at breakfast while at anchor in Creasy Bay, Acteon Sound, B.C. - adjacent to Surveyed Timber Limit 2921.
A long-standing tradition on Vancouver Island - beginning with log sawing competitions around 1910, and being continued now with Campbell River's Annual North Island Logger Sports - the largest logger sport competition in Canada for the last 5 years running.
In the early years a camp was more than just a place for the men to work and sleep, but also a home for their children and families. Larger camps had family housing, schools for the children, and other such amenities.
Logging in the area has not only included Vancouver Island itself, but also some of the smaller islands adjacent to it; including Cortes Island, Read Island, Sonora Island, West Redonda Island (Teakerne Arm), and others.
A variety of companies have logged in the Menzie's Bay area (just north of the city of Campbell River) over the years, including Lamb Lumber Co., Bloedel Stewart & Welch, MacMillan Bloedel, and Campbell River Timber Co.