This is a popular thread - maybe because the subject matter is so open.
The first "Nanaimo Perspectives" thread is already 11 pages long, so, just to keep things wieldy, I'm starting this second one.
Here's that mill right by the Duke Point ferry terminal. I took the photo from the Nanaimo River Estuary, so those mountains are on the mainland.
This is at the estuary, too. Erosion!