Log chute over the Island Highway near Campbell River

A log chute crossing the Island Highway in Campbell River at the location where 6th Avenue is now. Charles Thulin logged this land.

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

P.B. Anderson's logging camp at Knox Bay, Thurlow Island was established in 1917. The logging operation there included several miles of rail line.

Two man chainsaw in operation at Rock Bay

Head faller Norm Gray and an unknown sawman use a two-man chainsaw.

An early two-man Burnett chainsaw

One of the first two-man chainsaws, manufactured by Dick Burnett of Burnett Chainsaws, was copied from the old 'Hitler' style saw. This one was used at Bloedel, Stewart and Welch Camp 5 on the Salmon River Mainline.

Elk River Timber Co. camp

A view of ERT Camp 9 located beside Campbell Lake.

Hastings Co. camp at Rock Bay

View of family homes and hospital at the Hasting Co. operations at Rock Bay. From left : Struthers home, Des Brisays- camp time keeper home, McCallums home and Rock Bay Hospital.

Scottish Palmer Logging Co. at Elk Bay

Two loggers in front of locomotive used at Scottish Palmer Logging co., Elk Bay.

A loaded log train near Rock Bay area

Log train, showing 4 cars and suggestion of a longer train, with a 100-feet log on the last car. View made at Camp H siding, British Columbia Mills Timber and Trading Company, Vancouver Island, B.C., 12 miles from Rock Bay, B.C.

Elk River Timber Co. Camp 8 at Echo Lake

Building the locomotive round house during the construction of E.R.T. Camp 8. Mitch Hiriart is working with a drag saw to cut firewood.

Elk Falls Mill officials, Campbell River

The Board of Directors: B. Pasero, C.R. Dahl, C.S. Cullenbine, and Junius Sapp, the mill superintendent.

Constructing the Elk Falls Mill

Campbell River Logger Sports

One man chainsaw cutting competition at logger sports event in Campbell River.

Pioneer Timber Co. in Port McNeill

View of the logging camp buildings at Pioneer Timber Co. at their operations at Port McNeill.

Dot Logging Co. at Knight Inlet

Dot Logging Co. (owned by Clarence and Doug Boardman) operations in Lull Bay, Knight Inlet. This steam donkey (a 10 X12) was restored by the Museum at Campbell River and is now on display out front.

Trestle Bridge

The 1100 foot long trestle bridge across the Glory Hole - near MacMillan Bloedel camp 4.

Aerial view of Woss Camp

Yarding a log at MacMillan Bloedel operations

B.C. Forest Service Crew

B.C. Forest Service fire fighting crew preparing to fight the Sayward Fire. This photograph is likely taken at Forbes Landing.

Dressing a hog for dinner

Bloedel Stewart and Welch camp; butchers dressing a hog for the commissary near camp.

Elk River Timber Co. Camp 9

View of ERT Camp 9 looking south. The large building centre-left is the cookhouse. The large building in the centre with the two peaked vents is the bath house. You can see the railroad wye curving off to the right in the distance.

Elk Falls Mill paper making

A tour group is taken through the paper making process at the Elk Falls Mill at Duncan Bay.

Reforestation at Knox Bay on Thurlow Island

A fifteen-man tree planting crew at work in the area immediately north of Lot 14, Knox Bay. The large number of stumps, downed timber and ground cover shown was not uncommon, and made tree planting difficult work. This area had previously been logged by P.B. Anderson.

Elk River Timber Co. log dump

Unloading logs at the ERT log dump in the Campbell River Estuary. The 'Humdirgen' (machine on left) was a steam-powered log unloader used to sweep logs off the flat car, and cheese blocks were used on the corners to hold the logs in place.

Boom tug at work near Elk Falls Mill

Byles and Groves at Port Neville

Allan Roberts driving a logging truck .