Category Archives: History

Dorothy, Alberta

Latest video is up, this time a retrospective on the ghost town of Dorothy.

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The Historic Columbia River Highway

“It’s not the destination, it is the journey.” “Getting there is half the fun.” Often in our rush to get from where we are to where we want to be, we forget these old cliches. Everything about modern transportation is … Continue reading

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Europe Adventure Finale — Luxembourg Castles

This is the conclusion of our Europe adventure series. We end with a two-for-one video posting. In the first one, we take the rental car and try and visit as many medieval castles in Luxembourg as we can in one … Continue reading

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A Brief History of the Bluebird Motel in Claresholm, Alberta

If you travel Highway 2 between Calgary and Lethbridge, you undoubtedly have seen the Bluebird Motel. It is on the north end of Claresholm on the west side of the highway. The sign proudly proclaims “Old Fashioned Hospitality since 1947”. … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Brno, Czechia

First full day in Europe involved a tour of the city of Brno. Time to check out a castle and a nuclear bunker left over from the Cold War era.

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Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

Remember playing Monopoly and you would get the card that says “Take A Ride on the Reading”? Well, in this episode we take a ride on the OCSR, the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad. The OCSR is a non-profit historical society … Continue reading

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Tillamook Air Museum

Today is Remembrance Day in Canada and today’s article has a heavy focus on a building that was built in World War II. I’d like to say that this was planned, but it is simply a coincidence. Editing these videos … Continue reading

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