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1/18/2018
 
 
 
 
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Water Tank
Title:  Water Tank
Description:  Non-functional water tank at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:04:16 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Passenger station
Title:  Passenger station
Description:  At the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:04:12 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Sawmill
Title:  Sawmill
Description:  Working sawmill at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:04:08 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Engine Shed
Title:  Engine Shed
Description:  Another of the engine sheds at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:04:05 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Engine Shed
Title:  Engine Shed
Description:  One of the engine sheds at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:04:01 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Switchstand #5
Title:  Switchstand #5
Description:  Preserved at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:03:53 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Switchstand #4
Title:  Switchstand #4
Description:  Preserved at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:03:46 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Switchstand #3
Title:  Switchstand #3
Description:  Preserved at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:03:39 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Switchstand #2
Title:  Switchstand #2
Description:  Preserved at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:03:33 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Switchstand #1
Title:  Switchstand #1
Description:  Preserved at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:03:27 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
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Trestle at Somenos Lake
Title:  Trestle at Somenos Lake
Description:  Beautiful view of Somenos Lake from the tourist train at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:03:24 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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ROW throuh the forest
Title:  ROW throuh the forest
Description:  Curving track leads down into the forest and multiple displays at the BC Forest Discovery Centre. The foreground tracks lead to one of the engine storage sheds.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:03:16 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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ROW into the forest
Title:  ROW into the forest
Description:  Right of way leading into the forest at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:03:14 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Road Steam Roller
Title:  Road Steam Roller
Description:  Nice static display at the BC Forest Discovery Centre of a steam powered roller.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:03:10 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Ore car remains
Title:  Ore car remains
Description:  One of the rougher displays at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:03:07 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Small tank car
Title:  Small tank car
Description:  I believe this now serves as a fuel car for the diesel tourist train.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:03:04 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Flatcar
Title:  Flatcar
Description:  Left on a siding at the BC Forest Discovery Centre is this flatcar of unknown origin.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:03:01 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Side dump car
Title:  Side dump car
Description:  Closeup of the Western Wheel & Scrapper Co builder plate.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:02:58 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Side dump car
Title:  Side dump car
Description:  Built by Western Wheel & Scrapper Co of Illinois.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:02:55 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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WPY 8 - White Pass & Yukon
Title:  WPY 8 - White Pass & Yukon
Description:  Narrow gauge White Pass & Yukon tank car numbered 8 now resides at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:02:51 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Cowichan Valley Rwy Crew Car
Title:  Cowichan Valley Rwy Crew Car
Description:  Here is another Cowichan Valley Rwy crew cars sitting on the property at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:02:48 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Cowichan Valley Rwy Car #168
Title:  Cowichan Valley Rwy Car #168
Description:  One of the open air passenger cars used at the BC Forest Discovery Centre for train tours around the property.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:02:46 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Cowichan Valley Rwy Car "Gordon River"
Title:  Cowichan Valley Rwy Car "Gordon River"
Description:  One of the open air passenger cars used at the BC Forest Discovery Centre for train tours around the property.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:02:43 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Drinkwater Sign
Title:  Drinkwater Sign
Description:  Explanatory sign at the BC Forest Discovery Centre about the Drinkwater depot.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:02:40 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Cowichan Valley Rwy Water Tank Car
Title:  Cowichan Valley Rwy Water Tank Car
Description:  Part of the simulated Cowichan Valley Rwy fire fighting train sitting at Drinkwater depot preserved at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:02:37 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
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Cowichan Valley Rwy Crew Car
Title:  Cowichan Valley Rwy Crew Car
Description:  Barely visible is the Cowichan Valley Rwy name on the rusty crew car.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:02:34 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Cowichan Valley Rwy Fire Crew Train at Drinkwater Depot
Title:  Cowichan Valley Rwy Fire Crew Train at Drinkwater Depot
Description:  A simulated fire crew train sits patiently at the Drinkwater depot at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:02:31 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Gas Powered Speeder
Title:  Gas Powered Speeder
Description:  Stored at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:02:28 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Gas Powered Speeder
Title:  Gas Powered Speeder
Description:  Preserved at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:02:25 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  RollingStock
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Gas Powered Speeder
Title:  Gas Powered Speeder
Description:  Preserved at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:02:22 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
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Bicycle Speeder
Title:  Bicycle Speeder
Description:  Preserved at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 8:02:18 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
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James Island Vulcan #4
Title:  James Island Vulcan #4
Description:  Builder's plate on the little Vulcan 4 ton switcher, now a playground toy at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:56:28 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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James Island Vulcan #4
Title:  James Island Vulcan #4
Description:  Controls for the 1924 Vulcan 4 ton switcher.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:56:25 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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James Island Vulcan #4
Title:  James Island Vulcan #4
Description:  Side view of the little Vulcan 8 ton swichter built in 1924.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:56:22 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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James Island Vulcan #4
Title:  James Island Vulcan #4
Description:  Built by Vulcan in 1937, this 4 ton switcher originally wore the number 3 for while serving on James Island. Now it resides as a static playground loco for future engineers to use.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:56:16 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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Cowichan Valley RR #23
Title:  Cowichan Valley RR #23
Description:  Rear view of the 1924 Plymouth switcher, now inoperative, at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:56:10 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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Cowichan Valley RR #23
Title:  Cowichan Valley RR #23
Description:  Sitting quietly in an engine shed is the non-operational 1924 8-ton switcher nicknamed "Sandy". Not much history on this other than it served the BC Dept of Rwys, later G&WR and finally the Cowichan Valley Rwy as number 23. Specs - serial #1894, m"odel DLC6, 4-wheel, 8 ton, narrow gauge.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:56:07 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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Cowichan Valley RR #22
Title:  Cowichan Valley RR #22
Description:  Another view of the not operational 1928 Plymouth switcher as it sits quietly in a corner of one of the engine sheds at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:56:04 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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Cowichan Valley RR #22
Title:  Cowichan Valley RR #22
Description:  Purchased new by Bishop Buckingham for use in Quebec, this 1928 Plymouth switcher (serial #3048) was sold several times before ending up in British Columbia logging service. Specs - narrow gauge, engine weight of 8 tons, powered by a Climax "Trustworthy" 90 hp gasoline engine. Not operational currently.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:56:01 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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Cowichan Valley RR #26
Title:  Cowichan Valley RR #26
Description:  Another view of the "Green Hornet" switcher used at the BC Forest Discovery Centre as it sits quietly in its shed.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:55:58 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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Cowichan Valley RR #26
Title:  Cowichan Valley RR #26
Description:  Close up of the builder's name stamped into the frame.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:55:55 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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Cowichan Valley RR #26
Title:  Cowichan Valley RR #26
Description:  For obvious reasons, This loco was nicknamed the Green Hornet by the railway staff at the BC Forest Discovery Centre. It serves as the museum's work engine and alternate passenger train engine when needed.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:55:52 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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Cowichan Valley RR #26
Title:  Cowichan Valley RR #26
Description:  Originally purchased by BC Electric Rwy Co of use at Victoria, BC, this Plymouth built switcher 1928 served various owners until finally being donated to the BC Forest Discovery Centre museum. The original gasoline engine was replaced by a 4-cylinder Hercules diesel engine, which has in turn been replaced by a Buick 340 cu in, V-8 gasoline engine.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:55:49 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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Cowichan Valley RR #5
Title:  Cowichan Valley RR #5
Description:  Close up of the name plate on the little 6 ton switcher.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:55:47 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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Cowichan Valley RR #5
Title:  Cowichan Valley RR #5
Description:  Builder's plate for the 6 ton switcher.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:55:44 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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Cowichan Valley RR #5
Title:  Cowichan Valley RR #5
Description:  This is a Brookville Locomotive Works built 6 ton switcher, model BFA, serial #72947, that now sits quietly with the fire water tank at BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:55:41 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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Whitcomb Locomotive #9 - BC Forest Discovery Centre
Title:  Whitcomb Locomotive #9 - BC Forest Discovery Centre
Description:  Safely tucked away in the engine shed is this ex-Army Whitcomb locomotive built in 1943. The unit was to be shipped to Africa during WWII but the turn of victories stopped the shipmnet. It was purchased in 1956 for use at a pulp mill. Eventually retired and donated to the museum. Specs - 80 ton, (80-DE-7-B), 0-4-4-0, double power diesel electric Buda Model engines, 2 Westinghouse Model 197-A generators, tractive effort of 53,330 lb, max speed 40 mph. Rebuilt with Caterpillar 353's.
Photo Date:  5/8/2015  Upload Date: 1/17/2018 6:55:36 AM
Location:  Duncan, BC
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
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