Gone fishing on the Fraser River one fine Autumn day …
Taken during Men’s Retreat at Camp Qwanoes, Vancouver Island
I took this shot of my friend at the Othello Tunnels near Hope, British Columbia. Here’s a bit of background history … The tunnels were built by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1914, who also helped in the construction of the cross-Canada railway that was meant to link the Kootenays with the South Coast of BC. In 1914, they contained one of the most expensive railway miles in the world, at $300,000.
Back in the early 1900s, the Canadian Pacific Railway wanted a rail line linking the Kootenay region with the coast. This railway line was built over three mountain ranges in the Coquihalla Gorge, passing through five tunnels and over several bridges – known as the Othello Tunnels.
Crescent Beach, British Columbia – One of our favourite places to walk.
First snowfall surrounding Chilliwack Lake in Beautiful British Columbia
As we were driving down Chilliwack River Road, I pulled over to get these shots.
I heard that train a comin’, It was comin’ down the track, I had my camera ready, For the train that’s comin’ back … But I waited half the mornin’, And got me quite the shiver, When finally I realized that ol’ train … Was on the track across the river!