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Northwest Bay Logging Co. Ltd.

Nanoose Bay, British Columbia, Canada

Northwest Bay Logging Co Ltd.\\ 1947-50
Nanoose Bay, Vancouver Island BC

A Division of MacMillan-Bloedel Ltd.
located near Parksville BC

H. R. MacMillan


Crummie, Truck No. 3
1946 Mercury Truck, 3 ton I think it says on hood trim

Lots of Photos for this Company
Separate sections required

Dec 1942, Mr. Harry Dollar, who was General Manager of the Canadian Robert Dollar Co. Ltd. operating at Dollarton, Burrard Inlet, and Northwest Bay, on Vancouver Island declared all their business would be carried on by Northwest Bay Logging Co. Ltd. Their sawmill was located at Dollarton. Harry Dollar remained as GM for the new Company. Robert Dollar was a shipping and lumber Magnate.

1940 the Dollar Co. purchased the Alworth timber holdings on Vancouver Island for around 2 million. The Dollarton mill was located close to where Captain Dollar's original mill site was, where his schooners carried lumber to China from.

Everything you need to know about this tycoon

  • Robert Dollar
    Robert_dollar Note this is an outside link to Wikipedia

He was beyond rich! This was just a small portion of his holdings

Photo above courtesy Grant Walker, part of his dad's Bud Walker's Collection



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