Monthly Archives: August 2017

Alberta Prairie Railway

In my previous posting, I mentioned how Stettler is known for being the home of Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions.  We had noticed on their schedule that they were going to be running one of their steam engines on the day … Continue reading

Posted in drone, History, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

CAMT 2017: The Final Stop

So, this is it.  The final stop on the Central Alberta Museum Tour 2017.  Thanks to everyone who attended and a special thanks to those of you who have been following along virtually.  I really appreciate the comments.  Knowing that … Continue reading

Posted in drone, Events, History, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

CAMT 2017: Donalda

Welcome to the penultimate stop on the Central Alberta Museum Tour of 2017 — Donalda, Alberta. Donalda represents the only real scheduling failure on the tour.  Originally planned to be our final stop, once we learned that the museum in … Continue reading

Posted in Events, History, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

CAMT 2017: Meeting Creek

We’re nearing the end of our Central Alberta Museum Tour posts with a visit to Meeting Creek. This was my second visit to Meeting Creek.  The last time I was here there was a wedding taking place and so I … Continue reading

Posted in drone, Events, History, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

CAMT 2017: Bashaw Fire Hall Museum [and bonus Majestic Theatre]

Out of all the museums we visited during our Central Alberta Museum Tour (CAMT), this is the one I was looking forward to the most.  While my career as a volunteer firefighter was relatively short (2004 – 2008), the firefighting … Continue reading

Posted in Events, History, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CAMT 2017: Mirror and District Museum

Time for the next stop on our journey around the museums of central Alberta.  This will likely be the shortest post because it was also one of our shortest visits. We rolled into Mirror, Alberta only to find the museum … Continue reading

Posted in Events, History | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ribbon Falls Hike

Just in case you need a break from the series of CAMT posts, or you think all we do is drive around the province looking at historical sites, here is a change of pace for you. On Saturday, July 29, … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment