May Day event held by Hasting Co. employees a the Rock Bay. May Queen (centre) is Mary Cavanaugh, and the Queen's court is Vida Holroyd, Margaret ???, Ethel Holroyd, Margaret Cavanaugh, and Pearl Lappleton.
Part of a fifteen-man tree planting crew with their foreman at the junction of Tucker Point and Blind Channel railroad grades. The remains of the railroad is still visible. This area had originally been logged by P.B. Anderson.
Joe Zanatta (on left) was the owner of Quinsam Trucking and a sawmill on the Campbell River, he also logged a few tracts of land in the Campbell River area (one along the Quinsam River and another up near Gooseneck Lake).
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.