Lighthouse Tour of British Columbia 2012

Tour Group Photo at Fisgard (provided by Phil & Mary Borkowski)




Skip and Bruce at Point Atkinson




Elinor talks with Elaine Graham who is the wife of Donald Graham who served at Light Station from 1980-1996




Elaine Graham in Fog Signal / Radio Room next to 3rd Order Fresnel Lens




Sarah at Point Atkinson




Group boarding boat at Prince of Whales




Point Atkinson




Entrance Island




Seals on rocks at Entrance Island




Ballenas Island




Chrome Island Station




Shari & Sarah taking pictures of Sisters Islets




Merry Island




Group dinner at Top of Vancouver Revolving Restaurant




BC Ferries Transport from Tsawwssen to Swartz Bay (Victoria)




Portlock Point view from ferry




Sooke Region Museum Director Lee Boyko greets group after arrival




During our visit the group was able to tour the 1st Order Lens Exhibit from Triangle Island




Photo line forms near Triangle Island Lens exhibit




Close-up view of lens




Inside view of lens




Sheringham Point




Sheringham Point Lighthouse Preservation Society President Michael Galizio speaks to group prior to walk on path to light tower




Group walking back from Sheringham Point




Board Member John Walls ran a mobile gift shop while Michael Galizio stamped passports




Fort Rod Hill & Fisgard Guide Jon Bearss speaks to group at Fisgard








Trial Island Lantern Room & Lens located near Maritime Museum of BC in Victoria




Darlene, Phil & Mary on afternoon boat trip




Race Rocks now staffed by Pearson College




Trial Island Station




Port Alberni the upper portion is from the original Chrome Island Light




Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michael Carter speaks to group inside maritime center




View of inside tower at Port Alberni




Group dinner at Wine Cellar inside Black Rock Ucluelet Resort




Nootka Station




Our group was invited on the grounds and met by current Light Keepers Mark & Joanne Tiggleman




Sign in book and gift shop




Bill & Peggy Wainscott in front of Nootka doorway




Mini-group picture of everyone who hiked earthen trail and climber over driftwood to reach Nootka Station




Trail way down from light




Driftwood trail back to boat dock




Jamie's Whaling Station Crew: [from L to R] Jacque, Claire, Captain Wayne and Brandon




Estevan Point




Bruce, Skip & Mary Lee on deck of Leviathan near Lennard Island




Lennard Island




Cape Mudge Station




The Maritime Heritage Center at Campbell River has a faux tower has the lantern room, foghorn and lens once in use at Pine Island




Farewell Dinner at Kalvas Restaurant




Farewell Dinner at Kalvas Restaurant



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