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Mclean Mill

This is the only steam operated sawmill in Canada and has been named a National Historical Site. Several heritage cabins line the sawmill’s main thoroughfare leading toward a spar tree where logging demonstrations are performed with the aid of an old steam donkey engine. Logs are pulled into the sawmill where steam powered equipment drives the belts that moves the timber and spins the saws that produce various lengths of lumber. The whole process is housed under a faithfully restored and beautiful building that creates a wonderful walk through history.

5633 Smith Road, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
250-723-1376
Year Round
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