Here now is an image and quote from the museum’s award-winning book Watershed Moments – A Pictorial History of Courtenay and District. Enjoy!


Photo credit: CDM 990.24.265 Page 94.

Photo caption: “By 1900, when larger companies turned their attention to the Island’s interior timberlands, enough infrastructure was in place in the valley to improve people’s livelihoods and the future success of resource companies.” Page 93