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Canada Day Parade, Courtenay, July 1, 2019

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The Saga of the Shakesides Windows

The windows prior to June 2016

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The windows June 10 to July 26, 2016

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The windows July 27  to August 6, 2016

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Shakesides, including windows, Mack Laing’s Birthday, February 6, 2018

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Invasives Removal and Plant Restoration at Shakesides

– Summer 2015 to present

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Mack Laing’s 132nd Birthday Party, February 6, 2015

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Mack Laing’s 133rd Birthday Party, Shakesides, February 6, 2016

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Mack Laing’s 135th Birthday Party, Shakesides, February 6, 2018

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A photo history of Mack Laing’s Baybrook property

About the Stanhope pre-cut home:

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Land clearing and building the house

1- View of bank before clearing - October 1922

2- Homesite 1922

3 - Homesite 1922

4 - Land Clearing October 1922

5 - Camp, Land Clearing December 1922

6 - Homesite 1922

7 - Homesite 1922

8 - Homesite 1922

9 - Homesite 1922

10 - Homesite 1922

11- Mack Laing' s first lesson in falling lumber October1922

12 - Digging basement with Allan Stewart March 1923

13 - Carpentering, HomeBuilding May 1923

14 - House June 1923

15 - Home Completed October 1923

16 - House Completed (from rear) Autumn 1923

Stanhope House - Details

Stanhope Floor Plan

Aladdin Guarantee

Aladdin Reddi Cut Ad

Stanhope Details

17 - Beginning the Road - June 15 1929

18 - Big Bang, 10 stitcks dynamite, Stump Going Up - March 7 1938

19 - Boring a big one - March 2 1938

20 - Clearing after 100 Sticks (dynamite) with Eugene Croteau

21- Cutting New Road - 1929, Mack Laing

22 - Cutting New Road -1929 with Eugene Croteau

23 - Cutting New Road - Not All Stumps Are Blown

24 - New Road, Creek - April 26 1929

25 - Stump Blasting, New Road - June 14 1929

29 - Clearing maple for barn site May 1942

30 - Clearing - Feb 25 1943

26 - Mack Laing bucking burley maple - March 2 1937

31 - Last Clearing, N end of lot - Feb 23 1943

27 - March 8 1938 - J McKenzie, Tom Wright

28 - March 8 1938 - J, McKenzie, Tom Wright

Baybrook - Apr 28 1935

Baybrook - 2013

Mack Laing's boathouse on Goose Spit

Shakesides 1950

Shakesides 2013 - Photo carried in the Canada Day Parade 2019

Mack in tent while building house

Ethel Laing with a branch of Nooksack filberts

Hamilton Mack Laing at 95

Laing as Militia Ranger during WW II

Laing in front of first fire in new home - Baybrook, Oct 11 1923

Laing with 52 lb tyee salmon - Comox, Sept 23 1955

Laing with spring salmon - April 26, 1929

Mack Laing - Baybrook Nut Farm

Riding motorbike in desert 1915 , climbing bank (Laing)

Brant geese at Baybrook

Brant geese in Flight

Wash Day at Baybrook

Earth Day display - April 26, 2014

Hamilton Mack Laing's Birth Certificate

Picoides -1988

Mack Laing Park Plaque

Baybrook Farm Road - 2013

Baybrook midden - front

Baybrook midden side

Baybrook midden from shore

Baybrook - BrooklynCreek and bridge - 2013

Baybrook from shoreline - January 2014

MLHS Executive March 2014

(l-R) Gordon Olsen, Loys Maingon, Angela Burns, Shane Hartman (consultant), Kate Panayotof, Liz Stubbs (seated), Fred Newhouse, Paul Horgen, Frieda Home

Laing in front of first f fire at new home Baybrook, Oct 11 1923

Laing with Juvenile bald eagle Comox Sept 1922

Mack Laing Baybrook Nut Farm

Laing July 1981

Laing with nut tree branch

Wedding photo Mack and Ethel Laing -1927

6 am August 6 2015

Arrival of Excavator 8 30 am

Excavator crossing bridge

Demolition 2

Excavator at ready

Demolition 3

Demolition 4

Demolition 5

Demolition 6

Demolition 7

Demolition 8

Demolition 9

Demolition begins

Demolition10

Demolition11

Demolition12

Demolition13

2 pm Aug 6

DemolitionEndDay1

Gordon Olsen

Shame

Owl

Bird Feet

Crows Feeding

Feathers Bittern

Raptor Feet

Songbird

1971 BC Pioneer Award

Various Birds Mouse

Bohemian Waxwings Framed

1980 Cliff Shaw Memorial Award

2015 McTaggart-Cowen Exhibit (Victoria) Tribute

2016 Birthday 1

2016 Birthday 2

2016 Birthday 3

2016 Birthday 4

2016 Birthday 5

2016 Birthday 6

2016 Invasives Clearing

2016 Invasives Clearing

2016 Birthday Fred Kate

2016 Birthday Gordon Fred

2016Birthday Louis Paul Fred

2016 Birthday Mack Angela

2016 Birthday MLHS Toast

Fawn Lily Planting - May 30 2016

Fawn Lily Planting - May 30 2016

April 27 2016 - Front Corner Before

August 3 2015 - Back before

August 14 2015 - Back before

August 8 2015 - Front before

August 17 2015 - Front Before

October 10 2015 - After

Aprilc27 2016 - Corner after

November 2015 - After

October 2015 - Clearing Himalayan Blackberry & Ivy

FrontNov 2015

Fall 2015 - Garbage

Fall 2015 Garbage2

May 2016 -Garbage

November 2015 -Lamium Cleared

March 2016 - Garbage pile

March 2016 - Restored marsh

October 2015 - Restored marsh

April 2016 - Trash

Waiting - May 2016

Walnut tree - October 2015

Canada Day, July 1, 2016

Canada Day, July 1, 2016

Artist at work July 25 2016

At Work July 26 2016

BackJuly26 2016

Front July 26, 2016

Side July 26, 2016

Side July 26, 2016

Back July 26, 2016

Canada Day 2016

Graffiti fix Feb 6, 2016

Front June 2016

Front June 2016

Front Basement July 26, 2016

Front Basement Feb 1, 2016

Front Window February 1, 2016

Front Window July 26, 2016

Town painted front window July 27, 2016

Front Window June 2016

House Back July 26, 2016

Detail house back July 26, 2016

House Front July 26, 2016

'Mack' on front porch - AGM June 11, 2016

Plain boards - Nov 18, 2015

Back - October 10, 2015

Painting July 25, 2016

Detail painting July 25, 2016

Front June 2016

Town ladder and turned boards, July 27, 2016

Town truck and turned boards - July 27, 2016

Vandalism - February 25, 2016

West side of house July 26, 2016

East side of house July 26 2016

Baybrook Ceremony August 6, 2016Press

Baybrook Memorial August 6, 2016

Baybrook Poster August 6, 2016

Long View from Baybrook 'mound' - August 6, 2015

Deer at Baybrook - August 6, 2016

Lower Window - July 31, 2016

Front window - August 6 2016 - Im (sic) Sorry ... Only cowards fear the light (candle) Be on your heart

BirdPosters

Cake

Cartoons

GraffitiFeb6 2018

GraffitiFeb6 2018BackDoor

GraffitiFeb6 2018FrontDeck

GraffitiFeb6 2018FrontPorch

GraffitiFeb6 2018FrontWindow

GraffitiFeb6 2018Side

GraffitiFeb6 2018Sideb

GraffitiFeb6 2018UnderFrontPorch

HappyBirthday

PartyFeb6 2018

PartyFeb6 2018b

TheGang

HappyBirthdayParty2015

MackLaingBirthdayCake2015

MackWithBirthdayCake2015sm

CanadaDayParadeCourtenay2019

GroupBirthday2015

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Parade7

Parade8

Parade9Gordon

Parade10Josie

Parade11Judy

Parade12Lawrence

Parade13Marilyn

Parade14JimJoy

Parade15DavidKris

Parade16AllisonGordon

Parade17AngelaKate

Parade18BrianLucianoGordon

Parade19Kris

Parade20Jim

Parade21

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Clearing and Building a Road

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Clearing the property for barn and farm

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The house and property

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Mack Laing and Ethel Laing

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Baybrook shoreline

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Surrounding history and information

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Demolition of Baybrook, August 6, 2015

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Baybrook Memorial – August 6, 2016

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Mack Laing’s Art

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