Carnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Carnaby BC

Latitude- 55º 10' N,
Longitude- 127º 46' W

Elevation- 851 ft above sea level

1576.2 miles from Winnipeg

Flag Station on the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
7 miles NE of Hazelton BC

Townsite was surveyed here, but never developed.

1914 they built an Aerial Tramway from the Rocher de Boule mine, to here.
Built by the Continental Development Company.
Joseph E. Oppenheimer was a Director of the Company who came from Butte to check on the tramway ca 1914.

1921 Residents

Michael Chubak, CNR Section Foreman
Dennis Comeau, Farming
A. Lougheed, Farming
Victor Preston, Farming

Westar Sawmill, at Carnaby, Hazelton BC
Owned by New Skeena Forest Products Ltd at one time
Mill opened Tuesday July 27, 1987
Broke ground Aug 1986
37.5 Million dollar project
This mill is now dismantled (2013)
Aerial Photo courtesy Ron Anderson collection, Terrace BC


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