Dominion Provincial Youth Training Centre

Heavy Duty Machine Operations: 1950 - 1950

Cat class, 1957.
Image courtesy of VIU Archives

As part of their training, vocational students contributed to the development of Nanaimo by clearing land for school, roads and sports fields. This photo taken in the late 1950s shows heavy equipment operators from VTS clearing land at the Vancouver Island Exhibition Centre near Beban Park.
Image courtesy of VIU Archives