Category Archives: History

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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The East Coulee Bridge

While today’s video focuses on both the abandoned grain elevator at Dorothy, the main focus of this write-up is in reagrds to the former railroad bridge at nearby East Coulee. First, allow me to say a few words on the … Continue reading

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Sunnyside Garden Centre: Only the Memories Remain

Over the weekend, I happened to find myself near the intersection of Sarcee Trail and 16th Avenue NW. Up until recently, this would have put me in the vicinity of Sunnyside Garden Centre. I have never been much of a … Continue reading

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Exploring the Abandoned Readymade School

Another flashback in our “Self Isolation Series”, this time back to 2012 and a visit to Readymade School which was demolished shortly thereafter.

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