Chemainus’ European history was started by lumber mills as early as 1862.
Here is a “modern view “ of the Big Edger, Victoria Lumber and Mill Company 1925.
Step back in time and see more great photos at the Chemainus Valley Museum, 9799 Waterwheel Cres.
The expanded museum opened on March 1. The grand opening is Saturday, Aug. 17 from noon to 1 p.m.
Current hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.