Coal Creek Logging Ltd. truck at 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.

Elk River Timber Co. operations Campbell River

Loggers on an 11 x 17 Willamette Unit - John McLeod is the second from left.

Bloedel, Stewart and Welch log dump at Menzie's Bay

Elk River Timber Co. crew at camp

Making a logger pyramid - Ray Manning and Charlie Rogers among the men pictured. This photograph may have been taken at ERT's camp 8, Echo Lake.

Elk River Timber Co. steam donkey near Campbell River

Bloedel, Stewart and Welch Camp 5 at Brewster Lake

Steam donkey in operation likely on Quadra Island

Bendickson Logging camp being moved

Moving the Bendickson Logging float camp from Wellbore to Port Neville. Cliff tug "Queen" towing and Wilmot Cliff was the captain.

Bloedel, Stewart and Welch Camp 5, Brewster Lake

Ernie Alexander with his pet black bear.

Bendickson Logging operations on Hardwicke Island

Tom Johnson (wood bucker) and John Nicholson (foreman).

Canadian Forest Products Ltd. Camp at Woss

Dining room.

Elk River Timber Co. camp

A view of ERT Camp 9 located beside Campbell Lake.

Logging with oxen

Bendickson Logging high rigger trims a spar

Beecher Lake Lumber Co.

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.

International Timber Co. blacksmith shop

Gus Miller, on left with goggles, was a blacksmith around Campbell River and worked for International Timber Co. - he is believed to be responsible for introducing welding to the area.

Canadian Forest Products Ltd. Camp at Woss

Canadian Forest Products Ltd. steam engine 111 at Woss. It was purchased from Weyerhauser in 1948 and scrapped at Nimpkish in 1961. The engine is a Baldwin, construction #60811, built in 1929.

Bloedel, Stewart and Welch in Menzie's Bay

The store and office at Menzie's Bay.

Campbell River Logger Sports

Cable splicing competition at annual logger sports held in Campbell River.

Canadian Forest Products Ltd. Camp at Woss

The loading set up.

Hasting Co. operations Rock Bay

Cold deck pile of logs piled at base of spar tree near Camp C, Rock Bay.

Campbell River's first sawmill

Wilfert Lumber Co. - Frank Wilfert's sawmill on the slough in Campbellton.

Pioneer Timber Co. logging trucks

Tom Townley standing by his truck near the camp at Port McNeill. Note the wooden planked roads.

International Timber Co. camp near Campbell River

I.T. locomotive near Campbell River.

A tug-o-war at Heriot Bay on Quadra Island

A group of local loggers take on the miners in a tug-o-war held during an event at Heriot Bay to celebrate the launch of the Bull family's new boat, the New Zealand. Hosea and Helen Bull established and operated the Heriot Bay Inn for many years. See photograph catalog No. 9376 for the other...