Tag Archives: railway

STST2017: The Last Spike

Today’s posting will be quite short as the history of the area is already quite well known.  We’re visiting Craigellachie, British Columbia and — more specifically — the location where the Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven … Continue reading

Posted in History, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

STST2017: Vancouver Island

While Vancouver Island was our goal for this trip, we actually had very little time on “The Island” itself.  We arrived in Nanaimo in the evening and spent the night with our friend Lila and her husband.  The next day … Continue reading

Posted in drone, History, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

STST2017: Othello Tunnels

Sometimes the best discoveries happen by accident.  We were heading down the Coquilhalla Highway on our way to the west coast and Emily and I kept noticing small signs along the side of the road in the shape of steam … Continue reading

Posted in History, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

STST2017: Notch Hill Church

Let me issue a disclaimer right up front.  Under normal circumstances, I wouldn’t disclose the location of this church with this much detail.  I would have normally said “near Sorrento” and left it at that, but I wanted to be … Continue reading

Posted in History, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment