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The Abandoned Cameron Fire Lookout on Mount Burke

I have now visited the Cameron Lookout three times, the first in August of 2006, the second in August of 2011, and now again in 2020. After each visit the physical pain dissipates and the memories of the scenery have … Continue reading

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A Visit to Rowley – “Then and Now”

Rowley, Alberta is one of the most famous ghost towns in the entire province. Continue reading

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A Tribute to Ken Liddell

Is it odd to develop a connection with someone whom you never met? Ever since the Alberta Library made the archives of the Calgary Herald available online, I have spent hours going through old editions of the newspapers. Sometimes it … Continue reading

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Abandoned Farmstead near Crossfield

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Exploring Along the Elbow River

Sometimes you don’t need to venture far from home to discover something new. For us, thanks to our friend Richard Hansen hiding a Geocache, we got to experience a great natural area down along the bank of the Elbow River, … Continue reading

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