Vancouver Island, BC

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CNR Cowichan

Photograph taken on the line between the Deerholme Junction and Colwood (north Victoria) at about 1/4 mile north of the road that runs to north of Shawnigan Lake to Port Renfrew. The line had recently started to be used again.

CNR Culchillum

Photograph taken on the CNR branchline from Cowichan Bay to Youbou. The rails are labelled "Canadian Algoma, 1924." An telegraph post stands on the right of the photo.

CNR Deerholme

Photograph depicts CNR equipment that used to run any trains required on the remaining trackage of about 31 miles. A caboose, water tank car, and CN locomotive are all visible.

CNR Deerholme Junction

Photograph taken at the former Deerholme Junction. Image captured looking southward, towards an abandoned lien that led to Victoria. A locomotive and caboose are visible. Both were used for traffic between Cowichan Harbour and Youbou, but not freq...

CNR Deerholme Junction

Photograph taken looking northward. Davies noted that for the first time in the past few years, a way freight travelled south to Leechtown 2 days previously.

CNR Deerholme Junction

Photograph depicts the beginning of the former line to Victoria which had been pulled in 1982-1983. A short length of track was left in position for switching.

CNR Deerholme Junction

Photograph depicts the view of the yards looking north towards the Youbou branch. The southwards branch, located behind the camera, had just re-opened to Leechtown 2 days prior. Way freights are visible on the line.

CNR Vancouver Island

Photo at the corner of Sooke Lake, located 18 miles north-west of downtown Victoria. Davies notes that the lack of rail rust and low growth of vegetation suggest regular, but not too frequent traffic on the line.

CNR Vancouver Island

Photograph taken in the vicinity of Sooke Lake. Image displays the road from Shawnigan Lake to Leechtown that was intersected by former trackage. A trench was dug to stop access into the Victoria water supply watershed. Rails may have been lifted ...

CNR Vancouver Island

Photograph taken in the vicinity of Sooke Lake, north of Leechtown. Location is also within the Victoria watershed area. According to Davies, rails were possibly lifted in 1982, but the trestle still seemed servicable.

CNR Vancouver Island

Photograph taken in the Sooke Lake vicinity. Image captures the road from Shawnigan Lake to Leechtown which is intersected by former trackage. The track may have been removed in 1982.

CNR Vancouver Island

Photograph depicts the CNR Vancouver Island line being dismantled. Image captured a section that was left intact and was now owned by a preservation group. Rails labelled "Illinois 1918."

CNR Vancouver Island

Photograph taken in Milnes Landing, depicting former CNR track that became property of a preservation society whose members run speeders over it.

CNR Vancouver Island

Photograph taken at the CNR Vancouver Island line. Rails and ties were being lifted prior to the date the photograph was taken. Image displays the location of the station's west end siding switch.

CNR Victoria-Deerholme branch

Photograph taken on the Victoria to Deerholme branch. Track was close to the east side of Sooke Basin and near Matheson Lake Park. At this date, the branch was used weekly between Deerholme and the way point was as far as the Rocky Point Ammunitio...