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  • (1911) Railway logging on Quadra Island


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    1911 Five-spot, 0-4-2 saddle tank locomotive of the BC Mills Timber and Trading Company at Granite Bay (Michael Eert collection)

     

    Below, the same locomotive at the Granite Bay log dump on the southeast end of the bay. A log has just been pulled off the railcar and rolled down the skid, creating a splash of water to the far right. (Burnaby Village Museum)

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    Below, the BC Mills Timber and Trading Company’s “Old Curly,” likely in the Granite Bay area circa 1912-1914 (Burnaby Village Museum). Old Curly’s number plate was a “3”.

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