McLean Mill

A photo of the excavated area at McLean Mill at the end of the rail line, taken on Dec. 16, 2020. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

No environmental risk from oil spill at McLean Mill, says consultant

Terrawest Environmental concludes ‘end of spill’ report at national historic site

 

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LETTER: Fuel spill at McLean Mill shouldn’t be blamed on Industrial Heritage Society

I read your editorial McLean Mill a complete train wreck…

  • Jan 13, 2021

 

This photo was taken at McLean Mill on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at the end of the rail line after cleanup of the oil spill. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

EDITORIAL: McLean Mill has turned into a complete train wreck

National Historic Site facing a million-dollar environmental cleanup

This photo was taken at McLean Mill on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at the end of the rail line after cleanup of the oil spill. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
McLean Mill Historic Park is a steam-operated sawmill located just north of Port Alberni. In 1989 it was designated as a national historic site of Canada. (Submitted photo)

Question of the Week: Dec. 23, 2020

Do you think McLean Mill can still be a viable attraction?

McLean Mill Historic Park is a steam-operated sawmill located just north of Port Alberni. In 1989 it was designated as a national historic site of Canada. (Submitted photo)
This photo was taken at McLean Mill on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at the end of the rail line after cleanup of the oil spill. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

McLean Mill oil spill cleanup cost exceeds $1M

City of Port Alberni turns to federal gov’t for help with the national historic site

This photo was taken at McLean Mill on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at the end of the rail line after cleanup of the oil spill. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
This photo was taken at McLean Mill on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at the end of the rail line after cleanup of the oil spill. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

McLean Mill oil spill cleanup cost exceeds $1M

City of Port Alberni turns to federal gov’t for help with the national historic site

This photo was taken at McLean Mill on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at the end of the rail line after cleanup of the oil spill. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
One of the trees at McLean Mill features decorations created by Mrs. Laslo’s Grade 5 class at AW Neill Elementary School. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Light up a child’s eyes with McLean Mill’s Christmas tree virtual event

Port Alberni’s heritage mill finds a way to revive annual tree lighting fundraiser

One of the trees at McLean Mill features decorations created by Mrs. Laslo’s Grade 5 class at AW Neill Elementary School. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
An excavator works to remove contaminated soil from McLean Mill on Nov. 8. (PHOTO COURTESY SUSAN ROTH)
An excavator works to remove contaminated soil from McLean Mill on Nov. 8. (PHOTO COURTESY SUSAN ROTH)
The McLean Mill National Historic Site is located in Beaver Creek in the Alberni Valley. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)

UPDATED: ALC denies City of Port Alberni’s application for McLean Mill

National Historic Site is located within the Agricultural Land Reserve

The McLean Mill National Historic Site is located in Beaver Creek in the Alberni Valley. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)
The McLean Mill National Historic Site is located in Beaver Creek in the Alberni Valley. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)

Qualicum Beach Family History Society talks McLean Mill

Volunteer DeWayne Parfitt to give virtual presentation Nov. 4

  • Nov 3, 2020
The McLean Mill National Historic Site is located in Beaver Creek in the Alberni Valley. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)
Crews remove a rail tank that was found to be leaking bunker oil in the rail yard at McLean Mill National Historic Site the week of Oct. 26, 2020. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Oil spill at McLean Mill contained

RCMP want to know how a valve in an old rail car storing Bunker C oil was opened

Crews remove a rail tank that was found to be leaking bunker oil in the rail yard at McLean Mill National Historic Site the week of Oct. 26, 2020. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Anita Sutherland of McLean Mill hangs up one of the newly branded T-shirts available in the gift shop at the national historic site just outside Port Alberni. The site will open to the public on July 1, 2020. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

McLean Mill will open for summer season on July 1

Canada Day will feature light activities at Port Alberni’s national historic site

Anita Sutherland of McLean Mill hangs up one of the newly branded T-shirts available in the gift shop at the national historic site just outside Port Alberni. The site will open to the public on July 1, 2020. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
City of Port Alberni asks for non-farm use for McLean Mill

City of Port Alberni asks for non-farm use for McLean Mill

Application supported by the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District board

City of Port Alberni asks for non-farm use for McLean Mill
LETTER: Citizens deserve action from their municipal council

LETTER: Citizens deserve action from their municipal council

Council should have been seen to be taking concerns about the McLean Mill property more seriously…

  • Apr 22, 2020
LETTER: Citizens deserve action from their municipal council
The McLean Mill National Historic Site is located in Beaver Creek in the Alberni Valley. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)

Agricultural Land Commission letter could halt operations at McLean Mill

National historic site near Port Alberni set to host a number of events if COVID-19 doesn’t interrupt

The McLean Mill National Historic Site is located in Beaver Creek in the Alberni Valley. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)