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UER Forum > Canada: Alberta / BC > Under the Garden City: Victoria B.C. secret tunnels. (Viewed 1333786 times)
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< Reply # 1020 on 8/3/2006 11:37 PM >
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And....btw I'm finding this very interesting so far. thanks for the info here. No tunnel adventures for me, the mere mention of "white spiders" dispelled any ideas of that. *shudder*




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< Reply # 1021 on 8/9/2006 10:56 PM >
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And....btw I'm finding this very interesting so far. thanks for the info here. No tunnel adventures for me, the mere mention of "white spiders" dispelled any ideas of that. *shudder*


It's not the white spiders you have to worry about. Be careful around the big black spiders with the funny red hourglass thing on the ass-end. I hear they're quite nasty.

Aside from spiders (real or imagined) there's a new issue at hand, to wit: a certain building on Quadra and Yates that's undergoing some sort of transformation. It's been through a bit of reno work lately, and the previous occupant, some auto insurance outfit, has pulled steaks and moved on. The new occupant will sell the McCoffee Experience™...not naming names here, but there about 10 of these places within a few square blocks...and apparently, this building, presently in a gutted state of transition...all kicked out and rough and unpainted and generally unglorious...has some kind of below-street-level storage space that, rumour says, fits the description of the long/narrow/brick-walled etc. etc. and that this space extends down Yates and connects with a retail space.

My information suggests that a previously discussed retro-clothing outlet has a similar below-street-level space, and that it runs to Douglas, cuts over Yates to Johnson and then runs back up Johnson OR runs down to Store St.

The new information paints a similar story, but includes this Quadra/Yates space.

I asked one of the construction guys working in what will be a Star...I mean, a coffee place...and he told me that there was indeed some hole-in-the-wall type opening in the lower level and that it did indeed run for what he thought was at least the length of the city block. He told me that a couple of city engineers checked the thing out and that it is likely going to be bricked off and back-filled soon. The construction guy said that if I wanted to see this thing for myself, I'd have to ask a) the building manager, or b) the site foremen, neither of whom have returned my requests for an inspection/tour.

It's possible (as hinted by the construction guy in a somewhat oblique manner...all weird glances and shrugs and general body language etc.) that repeated requests made by a few determined people might persuade the aforementioned manager/foreman to permit a tour.

Time isn't on our side in this respect. The coffee place is scheduled to open soon. I went down this morning around 8:30 and asked again, and was told to come back at the end of the week. I dropped by an hour later and spoke with someone else, and was told to come back on Monday. I figure that if I keep asking I might get in sometime before the first barrista pours the store's first latte.

Well see. In the meantime, I plan on asking these guys every day until someone either tells me to fuck off or that I can go inside.





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< Reply # 1022 on 8/10/2006 1:15 AM >
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Awesome post... I was planning a mini 'tour of tunnel scoutin duty' tomorrow, so will work that site into the game. Will be discreet, care to meet nearby? Perhaps we can engineer ourselves a look... Two friendly yet persistent enthusiasts, maybe they will just say okay, if only to get rid of us... Then we fool them and get as far into that tunnel as fast as we can... They never see us again, because we exit stage left...into the Fort Street network, Wheee! I'm stoked. Bring your lights




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< Reply # 1023 on 8/10/2006 5:18 AM >
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I worked for a number of year at Chandler's on Wharf St. I think the building dates back to 1886. Talk about hidden door ways! For those of you who have never had the pleasure of working there, let me tell you a little about it.

There are three storeys above street level, and two below. The basement, on the same level as the entrance to the Regent Hotel parkade, has a sub-basement, which would be at or below current sea level. On this floor, there are numerous old archways that have been bricked over and painted. Some of these lead away from the building, seemingly under the park next door to the Whale Wall, and on towards the Northern Junk building and the bridge. There are archways in the walls on two more sides, leading across Wharf to Sauce, and over to the lower levels of the building next door (where old doorways are also to be seen) but none leading towards the water.

The basement had lots of old chinese writing, done in white paint, supposedly done by a long-ago employee (the building was a ship chandlery for nearly a century before it was a restaurant) to ward off encounters he had had while working downstairs.

The building envelope is almost all brick, many of which you can remove and put back. Not much for earthquake readiness.

I also worked for 5 years in Market Square, on Johnson St. One summer, the city was ripping a hole in the road, and apparently found something that was on no city charts they had. Most of these guys came in twice a day for coffee, so they got to swapping stories.

Some of the smaller rooms on the lowest level of Market Square (service rooms, security office, etc) also have identifiable archways bricked over. Much of this level, behind the scenes, is old, large stone masonry. Quite a trip!

Love the thread, BTW. I've lived in Victoria my entire life, and find this topic fascinating.

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< Reply # 1024 on 8/10/2006 4:09 PM >
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Love the thread, BTW. I've lived in Victoria my entire life, and find this topic fascinating.



It seems that the more I encounter life-time residents of Victoria, I encounter tunnel stories. Everyone has one or two or three or four, and they all seem to point in one or two directions.

Professional skeptics are so last year...

Anyhoo...your recollections of the Warf area and Market Square all fit nicely with previous descriptions. The Chinese writing is interesting. Would be good news if one were to write it down and get it translated.

Which reminds me of another tale, one heard several years ago about various mysterious scribblings found on old archways, walls, etc. that were interpreted by earlier tunnel enthusiasts as being some sort of mapping system. Apparently, so the story goes, if one takes some of these writings and positions them properly, they form a general schemata of the entire underground.

Far fetched, certainly, and certainly as far fetched as the story about the Masonic geometric lines/intersections that allegedly reveal every tunnel entrance in the city.

Though, to be honest, I've tried this parlour trick with some random geometric patterns I discovered in an old book about Free Masons...and sure enough, a couple of these intersections actually do line up with purported tunnel entrances...or at least the places some of my street friends suggest are the site of tunnels/entrances/etc.

Odd, that.

Thanks for the input, Matt R.





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< Reply # 1025 on 8/12/2006 3:42 AM >
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Had an interesting walkabout this afternoon. I was lucky to run into the fellow who told me of his experiences exploring the tunnels as a youth.

He confirmed these adventures, and added some intriguing details. He and his friends would enter through one of the arches, yes the famous filled in ones below Wharf street, that we explorers/believers get misty eyed over, and fall asleep dreaming of removing those pesky bricks; speaking for myself at least

Mr. X said the main tunnel they went in, as he stated before, went all the way up to the grate at Birks. Today he actually said it went up to the 'safe' at Birks. Hence the gate. Imagine that, a visible giant buried safe...

X said many of the side tunnels dead ended into piles of rubble, and that he and his friends were sometimes stoned, and had crummy flashlights, so they didn't do any excavating. Apparently there were/are many off shoots, and he said some went towards Chinatown, but he didn't get into those, as they were clogged with rubble. He mentioned finding some large metal doors, drawbridge type barricades.

They had another access point, closer to Yates and Government, he couldn't recall exactly, but said it was a shortcut, from the Wharf street access. He seemed to think it was near the old post office, and said they got in by lifting an elevator basement loading access hatch. "There may even be some graffiti left by us at the Birks gate area".

He suggested that by popping manhole covers in the described areas, we would very likely get into some sections of the tunnels. He mentioned there was underground access as far as the Dominion Hotel.

I was concerned at one point, when he said to look for the purple sidewalk things, "they used to be all over the place, but there were some cave ins, and the city would fill them in", that these might be his idea of tunnels.

Nothing wrong with that, as these 'covered under the sidewalk basement spaces' could be considered tunnels by some. However, I think it is generally considered by contributers to this thread, that they are not technically tunnels, and that we are looking for something built as a tunnel, not these psuedo tunnels.

In the interest of balanced reporting, I will take the naysayers/non believers stance for a brief minute; (a position that frankly disgusts me in it's narrow mindedness)

I think it's likely some of his 'tunnels' were the covered basement spaces. However, I am hoping further discussions will reveal the mainline from Wharf, and others were purpose built tunnels that led to, or had accesses to the shop basements.

As well, if there were any tunnel sections, or shortcuts to these 'under sidewalk linked basement storage and delivery areas', then, those linkages would be classified as tunnels, although far less exciting than the purported network.

From a design and labor point of view; wouldn't it be easier to have very few mainlines running up from the ocean, and then branching off to the basements. Otherwise 'theoretically' every old town street would have to open up somewhere. And each side of the street, if not linked, would have it's own corridor to the ocean. I'll stick with the 'mainline tunnel with branches to each under sidewalk space' theory, thank you very much.

The recent very intriguing post by Matt R., describing a sub basement in Chandlers, supports the belief of the many tunnels school of thought, as does previous discoveries by explorers on this thread. There are so many filled in arches, more it appears than would be needed for a building to 'back on' to an under sidewalk loading area. And they don't always line up with a street.

Just before getting a call, and having to abruptly end our conversation, Mr. X started talking about the house on Christmas Hill, near the church, where Michelle lived. Excuse me?... You mean from the book, Michelle Remembers?

Yes.












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< Reply # 1026 on 8/13/2006 4:51 PM >
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^ Interesting about the christmas hill thing. Someone I was talking to the other day mentioned "that 666 house on ash road that Michelle" from Michelle remembers lived in.

Apparently she lived in Gordon Head, Oak Bay, and Christmas Hill!




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< Reply # 1027 on 8/14/2006 3:42 AM >
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Oak Bay just isn't near scary enough. What sounds better, 666 Ash Road, or 2078 Newton Street?




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"Apparently she lived in Gordon Head, Oak Bay, and Christmas Hill!"

I found this Christmas hill info interesting, haven't read the book yet, so couldn't question him on it.

I absolutely agree. Ash Road, and any house with that 'special number' are hot properties.

Perhaps if we drew a line from her house on Christmas Hill, to Gordon Head, and to Oak Bay... Well, the point I'm trying to make is...


Matt R., any chance you could get back into Chandler's basement and take some pics of the Chinese writing? A university student would probably translate it for you. And, if it was written to ward off ghosts, John Adams would really like to meet you...





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There is also the house she was apparantly brought to and abused in....What a creepy place. Overpowering...

I'm back from a moving job in Montana...hit me up for some expeditions.





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< Reply # 1030 on 8/15/2006 12:32 AM >
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i checked out the house on ash road when it was abandoned years ago now its a subdivison.there was garden hedges shaped liked 666 it was kind of creepy and a 6 shaped driveway kinda creepy any one else see the place if that was the property




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< Reply # 1031 on 8/24/2006 9:21 PM >
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i remember when my uncle was telling me about them one night i dont remeber how we got into the conversation but this topic/site i found today just reminded me. he told me that hes been in the tunnels when he use to work for the city with the post office or something i forget a long time ago and he was in the basment of where ever he was snoopin around and one room to another he was there, he was in them he claims, but he could only go so far until it was cemented off or blocked but he claims he was under douglas or government street, i dunno some street downtown though. i should ask him about it again sometime, he told me this less then 10 years ago. but i remember him talkin bout it more then once and he seemed almost proud to when he told me.




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< Reply # 1032 on 8/25/2006 5:14 PM >
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Interesting story, shawn8teen.

I met with Tanuki and J Peterman yesterday afternoon for a bit of coffee and conversation, and we discussed many things.

Among them was the recently acquired information concerning another hole in the wall-type thing popular with local business owners. This time, the guy told me that the hole in his wall, some ten feet below street level and near the former site of the Johnson ravine thing, leads into a long tunnel that's kinda all collapsed or at least in disarray. Bricks and old timbers and a couple of rail lines...heavy duty iron stuff that's been down there "since long before the ravine was filled in."

The guy I spoke with went on: "Our tunnel goes down to the foot of where old Fort Victoria once stood, near what is present day Bastion Square. The old Bay warehouse, where the parking lot stands now, has that big door that's been sealed...and our tunnel goes down to that doorway."

The old door way he's referring to is this sealed arch

(as seen in Av's recent pic: http://www.uer.ca/...d=1&threadid=34196)

I asked if he'd been through this space, and he said no. I asked where he got his information, and he told me that when he took over the lease, the previous tennent drew a map for him, and took him in as far as the pile of timbers, some twenty or thirty feet inside.

He wouldn't let me into the basement, but gave me the name and number of the building owner, and suggested I speak with him.

In a related story, another guy I spoke with (an official with the City of Victoria) told me that YES, there are tunnels in Victoria, but they're mainly utilities tunnels and that YES, there are tunnel-like structures that pre-date his records and are of unknown use and origin. One of these, he told me, runs along Warf Street and is sealed at both ends.

"I don't have any idea what these might have been, or when they were constructed. There are lots of these throughout the downtown core, and many of them apparently were connected at ome time."

Is it possible to bore through the seals?

"I suppose it's possible. I can't see the purpose in this, as the potential for structural failure is high."

He explained that a bulkhead at one end of a tunnel acts as a kind of structural support, and if this support is compromised, the weight of the street overhead bears down and the sides collapse in, basically creating a huge pot hole.

"Whenever we find one of these things, we reinforce the bulkhead and backfill it in as far as we can. It presents a significant hazard to the public, not to mention a serious liability to the City."

When questioned further about the Warf Street tunnel, he told me that it connects many of the old buildings in the area, and that it was once possible to walk into one opening at (for example) what is now Market Square and end up down by the bright pink Customs House.






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< Reply # 1033 on 9/7/2006 12:43 AM >
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Well, I probably should make a brief ammendment so I can sleep tonight. CSIS (Constable Smith: Interogation Specialist?)(well, I don't know what it stands for), could have a 'sales rep' in my area, or at the door in probably less than 3 minutes if they wanted to. Their power is substantial, and so is the board and moderators.

Either could shut anything down, but that wouldn't be much fun... And the thread would likely pick up in another format. That's what I meant by unstoppable momentum. In a week after work is caught up, I'll check my latest lead.


Don't know if anyone replied to this, but having a mother that worked for both CSIS and SIU durring her military career, CSIS = Canadian Security and Intelligence Service, SIU = Special Investigations Unit.

BTW, before any starts asking me for info on the Satanic Submarine, it was scuttled in the early 70's when someones ritual candle burned the wrong wire, it grounded and subsequently blew a 20' section of the hull where the fuel tank formerly was located strait to hell ;)

Great thread btw, I spent a lot of time on bases and have been caught in some pretty sticky situations, one that even led to me getting permanently barred from CFB Penhold, where we were stationed at the time. No word of a lie, my parents had to move off base, and my father and mother could have been court marshalled if I was found on the property.

I'm in the process of researching some of the old Pinetree stations, as well as a few cold war era locations. I will start a thread when I get exploring and take some pics. Now that Penhold is closed, i'm going to go back and see where that tunnel I was caught in goes apparently it went into the RA and that's why I was in so much shit




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< Reply # 1034 on 9/8/2006 1:46 AM >
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Fascinating previous explorations dakotaray, will be awesome for you to get back into the mysterious tunnel at Penhold. What does RA stand for? Those Pinetree stations sound great to explore.

Well, wish I had something more exciting to post, but today I had a peek in the lower basement of Chandlers. The doors were open, an employee was cleaning up. Friendly fellow, but he wasn't comfortable letting me in, so gave the name of the guy to ask. It looks like quite a big area, well worth studying the far walls for sealed tunnels.

I have had a quick look in the basement and kitchen of the next restaurant over, but there was just one sort of cupboard. Nothing obvious. That whole area, and to the end of Store street is all a premium tunnel potential zone.

The fellow at Chandlers confirmed the Chinese writing, and said it's in a locked area, being used by an out of town partner for storage. He is not able to get in there. Would be great for someone to get those symbols translated.

As far as the Empress sub basement; the movie, Year of the Dragon was partly filmed down there. So hopefully there should be some good views of the space shown, if it's not all Ninja close up fast cuts. The local stores in my area don't have it. Downtown should. I've heard confirmations again how huge the space is. Gotta get down...




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Fascinating previous explorations dakotaray, will be awesome for you to get back into the mysterious tunnel at Penhold. What does RA stand for? Those Pinetree stations sound great to explore.



The RA is

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It's a US sign, but it definately gets the point across lol. There were similar signs everywhere, but being a dumb kid, I ignored them.





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The fellow at Chandlers confirmed the Chinese writing...



Ah yes...the Chinese writing. Chandlers. Big spaces. Heard it all before. Very interesting.

Even more interesting:

and said it's in a locked area, being used by an out of town partner for storage.



This seems to be a trend. Of the four or five locations I've recently checked, each one of the proprietors have said exactly the same thing: storage leased out to a third party. Very convenient.



He is not able to get in there.



Ditto locations one through five on my list. "Sorry...it's locked and I can't get in." Even a property owner told me this. He can't get into a space in his own building. Odd, that...



Would be great for someone to get those symbols translated.



Capital idea. This reminds me of some other writing I discovered scratched into a stone surface in some place I've now forgotten. Weird looking stuff. Turned out to be Pittman's Shorthand...a secretarial dead cursive used by stenographers back in the day before digital voice recorders, etc. Someone actually scratched a Biblical verse in Pittman's Shorthand. I guess if Satanists (alleged)...or in Tanuki's esteemed opinion, shroomed-out teenagers...can scratch their pentangles into storm drains under cemetaries, this secretary/stenographer can write a favoured Biblical verse. What's the difference?

Next time there's a chance to get into this space, take it. I've tried, and have failed. I think this calls for a bit of social engineering.





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< Reply # 1037 on 9/8/2006 4:20 AM >
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"I think this calls for a bit of social engineering."

Ten Four, I could not agree more...

DR: RA, 'Restricted Area', damn, I knew it would be an obvious acronym. Just couldn't access that part of my hard head/drive at the time of writing.

Interesting K.K., about the responses of locked 'unaccesible' areas you have been getting. I don't buy it either. Could be there is a conspiracy, or -more likely- people in the construction and retail business of old town, have experienced the increasing 'public' [quote unquote] interest in old buildings and mysterious spaces. So? Where does this leave us?

We'll just have to try harder. The Empress sub basement, is Imho, aside from the tunnel network, the biggest fish in town. It's also 100% confirmed to exist, and I think it's only a matter of time until some curious and like minded comrade/employee will let us in early one morning, a full moon would help, damn; that just happened.

As a side note, The Pitman school of Satanic scribbling is fascinating. No doubt, just as girls in grade school spouting Pig Latin, they have an angle or twist on this shorthand that enables conversations few if anyone can decipher. Lucifer? Are you there?, Come on Peaches, give us a sign, but not STOP, you know we won't ever stop our search.

Personal research leads me to believe there is a connection from the Empress, to the side of the Museum, (built about 1966), to the power house across the street from the Parliament Buildings. There are side tunnels to the one we got into, and I have been told of a weird 'space' or gap that goes along side the Museum from the Power House. "It just didn't get properly filled in during construction" (That is not an exact quote, but close). It is not a long distance under Bellville to the substantial Empress grounds...

Keep the faith...we are making progress




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< Reply # 1038 on 9/10/2006 7:24 PM >
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i explored the city yesterday,
i found 4 entrances to tunnels, and i know of many more.

me and the boyfriend spent all day searching, driving around looking for tunnels,
we were definitely successful.
the bowker creek drains which start near oakbay highschool, go through all the way past the hospital, up to the hydrofeilds, then all the way up to hillside, past hillside and go through to pearl street.Pearl St has an entrance to the tunnels, construction is being done right now, explore asap, on the weekends, i dont know if they're planning to seal up the entrance on pearl street, but if you get a chance, go explore it...bring rainboots obviously, the water isnt deep at all, and its a very clean tunnel....pretty creepy but exciting.
im pretty sure that tunnel goes up through shelbourne street all the way past hillside mall, theres a tunnel entrance by some cancer center near Knight street.

i have suspicions that the tunnels are near parks that start with Gyro, seeing as we found a tunnel in 2 of the gyro parks in victoria.

In the most famous gyro park, with all the big outrageous climbing things, we found a tunnel...just off to the side in the grassy area, its a cave facing away from the park, the tunnel goes towards the ocean but i dont know where it comes from, we couldnt go down because we didnt have a screw driver to unscrew this one bar.

i have other information about the tunnels.
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< Reply # 1039 on 9/11/2006 1:00 AM >
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We know about the drains.

Do you know about the actual tunnel under Fisgard St.? The one that provides cover for High Stakes gamblers who fly in from Hong Kong to while away the hours and drop giant sums of money? Do you know that it connects several small chambers that were once underground bunkhouses for illegal Chinese workers, and that were discovered by city workers back in the 1950's?

Do you know about the tunnel that starts in front of the Street Links shelter and runs down Store St and then up Discovery St and then connects from Douglas over to Pandora St? Do you know about the man who got lost in this tunnel and spent two days wandering throughout it trying to find his way out?

What about the tunnel in the Dead Zone?





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