Ghost Town Convention 2008

Yes, another look back at a previous weekend of exploration, this time from July of 2008. With a home base of Ardath, Saskatchewan, twelve keen abandoned places explorers set out to see what they could find…

Video published March 20, 2023

Unlike last week, I think I have the scheduled time right so the video should be live when you click on it.

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Looking Back at the First Ghost Town Convention – Hallonquist, Saskatchewan 2007

Almost a dozen years ago, I wrote a blog post about how a group of strangers first came together on a hot July weekend in 2007 in southern Saskatchewan and spent two days touring ghost towns and abandoned places together. You can find that post here: From a SimpleĀ Postā€¦

I decided to revisit that weekend in more detail and in video form, since that is the format the majority of my content is now being produced in. So, here it is, a look back at the first-ever Ghost Town Convention:

Video posted March 13, 2023
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Some of the Best Grain Elevators on the Canadian Prairies

Some are gone, some are still standing, but in this video we look at some of my favorite grain elevators on the Canadian prairies.

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The History of the Selkirk Locomotive CP5931 Outside of Heritage Park in Calgary — Part 2

It is time for the conclusion to the story of CP5931, the Selkirk locomotive which, today, sits outside the gates of Heritage Park.

If you missed the first part of this episode, you can check it out below:

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Canadian Pacific Steam Locomotive 5931 – “The Selkirk”

The is part one of a two part series talking about the history of the Selkirk locomotive which sits at the entrance to the parking lot of Heritage Park here in Calgary, Alberta.

Video Recorded February 4, 2023
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