Have you ever had that moment when something completely overturns what you believed before? This picture from the Alberni Valley Museum was taken on May 21, 1917 not long after the railway was built.
The “Aha” moment? There is water on *both sides* of the tracks! Now go a little further back around 1906, near the same place.
The Lower 3rd and 4th Avenue area used to be a marshy estuary and beach at the mouth of Owatchet Creek, now commonly known as Dry Creek.
We want to restore this natural setting with all the natural, economic and community benefits that would bring.
Continue to see how it could look after restoration.
Historic Picture Gallery