Author Archives: danocan

Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum

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The Wild West Town of Garnet, Montana

It’s the next instalment of our “Coastal or Postal” vacation. This time we’re heading up into the mountains near Missoula, Montana to visit the preserved ghost town of Garnet, Montana. Once a thriving mining town dating from the late 19th … Continue reading

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Back on the Road – Polson, Montana

In September we hit the road for our vacation. I dubbed it the “Coastal or Postal Tour 2019” because last year when we started throwing out vacation ideas I said “It has been ten years since I’ve been the Oregon … Continue reading

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Alderson – The Star of the Prairie

From humble beginnings as a railway siding known as Langevin to the “Star of the Prairies”, Alderson was set to be one of the most important population centres on the Canadian prairies. How did it all end up as an … Continue reading

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A Visit to Medalta Potteries in Medicine Hat

The Medalta Potteries site was a fixture of the Medicine Hat community for more than fifty years before shutting down for the final time in the latter half of the 1960s. After sitting abandoned and neglected for several decades, today … Continue reading

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50th Annual Show and Reunion at Pioneer Acres

Join us as we check out the 50th Annual Show and Reunion at Pioneer Acres Museum near Irricana, Alberta. From horses to fire trucks, we get a chance to see a bit of everything as we make our annual visit … Continue reading

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Happy Accidents — Westerdale Church

Sometimes you stumble across something that can only be described as a “happy accident”. Tonight I found myself doing some research on the ghost town of Alderson. Alderson is a place I have visited multiple times and I was trying … Continue reading

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