Category Archives: History

Crossing the Eleven Bridges to Visit the Ghost Town of Wayne, Alberta

Mabel the Dog and I take another road trip to the Alberta badlands, this time to the ghost town of Wayne, Alberta on Highway 10X.

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Historic southern Alberta hotel destroyed in early morning fire

An Alberta hotel that was built more than 100 years ago is no more following an early morning fire. Source: Historic southern Alberta hotel destroyed in early morning fire The Grange Hotel in Carmangary was built in 1909.  We woke … Continue reading

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The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Bridge of St. Louis, Saskatchewan (1915)

St. Louis, Saskatchewan is home to the impressive Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Bridge, which was built in 1915. In 1928 two roadbeds were added to the outside of the bridge for automobile traffic, which at the time made it the … Continue reading

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End of the Line for Historic West Hope School?

“At the heart of this is whether subsequent generations have the interest and commitment to safeguard it’s future. Sadly this seems doubtful…” Continue reading

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Another Trip to Rowley

It’s no secret that Rowley is one of our favorite ghost towns…

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