Author Archives: danocan

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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A Drive Through Vanscoy, Saskatchewan

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Road Trip to Saskatoon

What do you get when you combine an early morning, Tucker the Dog, and an old threshing machine? Watch and find out…

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Farewell Hodgeville Elevator

We’re sitting inside our truck this morning, hiding away from the rain while waiting for an estate sale to open. Naturally, we are browsing Facebook to help pass the time when we see a post telling us that the wooden … Continue reading

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