Blog posts : "kinsol"

A quartet of historic Cowichan Valley railway-trestle bridges,

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

Construction on the Kinsol Trestle Rehabilitation project got underway earlier this month.

Work finally began yesterday to fix up the historic Kinsol Trestle,

the historic Kinsol Trestle railway bridge will finally begin a multi-million-dollar facelift

Cowichan Valley Museum and Shawnigan Lake Museum want to hear your story of the historic landmark

The Kinsol Trestle is the only missing link in the section of the Cowichan Valley Trail route.

Western Forest Products will provide timber and milling facilities and the Steelworkers will arrange for volunteers to provide the manpower.

Donate today to preserve the unparalleled Kinsol Trestle

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