Blog posts : "trestle"
Hard work, luck combined to save historic structure from demolition
A time-lapse video of the restoration on the Kinsol Trestle can be viewed at:
The trestle was built in 1929 to link Victoria to Nootka Sound to transport timber.
It has come together piece by piece, nail by nail, dollar by dollar.
Coleman won a contest through the South Cowichan Rotary club
The Kinsol Trestle project should be complete this year, with people able to walk across it by July at the latest.
The wooden bridge — one of the largest in the world — has been closed for 22 years
Trestle will complete important link in the Trans Canada trail system, bring visitors
A short portion of the ties and stringers had been gutted, but the trestle overall was still intact
Work finally began yesterday to fix up the historic Kinsol Trestle,
July 7th 2010
Work begins on revitalizing the historic Kinsol Trestle
"I guess somebody was trying to drive a car over the trestle," said Parksville fire Chief Doug Banks
June 20th 2010
Truck fire disrupts rail service
“The Selkirk Trestle was a railway bridge and they used to dump the logs from it into the water,” said Kitty Lloyd
June 19th 2010
Discovering the Gorge of yesteryear
the historic Kinsol Trestle railway bridge will finally begin a multi-million-dollar facelift
May 30th 2010
History revisited: Bridge's restoration begins in weeks
Cowichan Valley Museum and Shawnigan Lake Museum want to hear your story of the historic landmark
May 26th 2010
Two museums turn eyes to Kinsol Trestle
The Kinsol Trestle is the only missing link in the section of the Cowichan Valley Trail route.
May 26th 2010
Kinsol Trestle: past and future
walking or cycling along the Trans Canada Trail to see the Kinsol Trestle
Dec 5th 2009
Downtown Duncan exudes lost city charm
Trans Canada Trail to see the Kinsol Trestle near Shawnigan Lake.
Western Forest Products will provide timber and milling facilities and the Steelworkers will arrange for volunteers to provide the manpower.
Oct 24 2009
Work could begin on Kinsol Trestle next spring
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