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Sunk By the Clippers

The Nanaimo Clippers, true to their name, picked up speed throughout the game Wednesday night and by the middle of the third period were cruising along leaving the Capitals far, far back in their wake. 359 more words

Going For Two

The Caps are coming off their third, and by far, most exciting win of the season Saturday night and look to carry some of that momentum forward into tonight’s contest at the Big Stick hosting the Island division leading Clippers. 662 more words

Now There's a Captain

Down two goals with four and a half minutes to go in the third, not many would have given the Capitals much chance of completing the comeback against a formidable opponent such as the Warriors but that’s exactly what they did Saturday night in a memorable win at the Big Stick. 514 more words

Late Game Heartbreak

The story Friday night started out so good yet finished all too familar as the Caps lost 3-2 in Port Alberni, the game winner coming with just 84 seconds on the clock, shades of a 4-3 loss in Nanaimo just two weeks ago. 565 more words

Craighead Greyhound Track

Bridie Sheehan of Canada recently contacted me saying, “on viewing some aerial photos I see there was a greyhound track that abutted the Craighead Rows.  All I can find online deals with the use of this track as a motorcycle speedway starting in 1977.  675 more words

Blantyre Business

Demolition of Whistleberry Railway Bridge

Pictured here in mid 1970s, is the railway bridge at Glasgow Road being demolished. No longer in service or required, the bridge connected Hamilton West Station to High Blantyre Station and was situated at the corner of Whistleberry Road and Glasgow Road. 96 more words

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