Sat, Aug 13, 2022

2022 Port Alberni Vintage Locomotive Visit & Drive

Vancouver (Mid) Island Drive

About this event

Port Alberni Vintage Locomotive Tour and Drive

Your cover charge fee of $12 will be donated to the Museum as your entrance fee.

Meeting Location: Saturday August 13, 2022 @ 10am Serious Coffee, Parksville

#9 - 1209 East, Island Hwy E Parksville, BC

(Mid-Island C&C location )

Drive begins 10:30 am sharp!

Come join us for a drive to Port Alberni and lunch. This drive will include a visit to the Mclean Mill Site and tour to see repair and restoration projects in progress like a Washington Ironworks Steam Donkey built in 1929, that was used in the logging service industry. As well as a stop at the Industrial Heritage Centre, there will be a late lunch and drive around Sproat Lake. 


Tentative Schedule & Additional Information:

- Meeting location Saturday August 13, 2022 @ 10:00 am Serious Coffee, #9 - 1209 East, Island Hwy E Parksville. (Mid-Island C&C location) Driver meeting 10:15am Drive begins 10:30 am sharp!

- First stop: 11:30am - 12:30 pm, Mclean Mill Site and Tour, address 5633 Smith Rd, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 8Z1. This stop will include a viewing of the Washington Ironworks Steam Donkey built in 1929, along with an arranged  Guided Tour by Frank Holm, he is a long term member of the McLean Mill National Historic Site society with a wealth of knowledge.

- Second stop lunch 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm,  Boston Pizza 3550 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, (everyone responsible for their own lunch payment)

- Third stop: 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm, Industrial Heritage Centre at 3250A 9th Ave, Port Alberni.

- Fourth Drive out to Sproat Lake (@ 1 hour), back to Port Alberni. Drive ends at Shell Service Stn. 3690 JOHNSTON RD Port Alberni, @  4:00 - 4:30 pm.

- Registration will close on August 11, 2022 at 23:59 PST

Route details will be sent to all participants prior to the event.

Limited to 20 vehicles / 40 people


Event requirements

  1. This is a PCA event. All PCA rules and regulations will apply.
  2. Please wear your club name badge.
  3. Ensure you have a full tank of gas. 
  4. Drive will follow PCA Minimum Driving Tour Standards.

Vancouver (Mid) Island Drive

Parksville, BC


Festival/Social organized by

PCA - Vancouver Island Region

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