Tag Archives: Alberta

Retrospective: West Hope School

Thanks to apps like Timehop and the “On This Day” feature of Facebook, sometimes we see old photos resurface to remind us of our explorations of the past. That is how I stumbled upon these images of West Hope School, … Continue reading

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Sharples

There are some places that just keep you calling you back, time and time again. Sharples is one of those for me. I don’t actually remember how I first learned of the Sharples elevator nor do I actually remember my … Continue reading

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Farewell to Sears

I’m going to take a little detour from the vacation posts and instead talk about Sears.  I’m not interested in discussing what went wrong for the once-mighty retailer in terms of a retail case study, but rather looking at the … Continue reading

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Ogilvie Wooden Grain Elevator Society

As many of you know, I have been involved with the Ogilvie Wooden Grain Elevator Society (OWGES) since it was fairly new. The Society’s mission is to preserve and protect the last wooden Ogilvie grain elevator in the province of … Continue reading

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Shilo School

Fresh from our visit to the Caroline Wheels of Time Museum, we took a slight detour on our way home to visit Shilo School. Depending on which source you believe, the school was built in either 1909 or 1910.  The … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site

As I alluded to in my previous post, Emily and I went on a little road trip over the weekend.  This was our primary destination, but it ended up playing second fiddle to the Wheels of Time Museum. My personal … Continue reading

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Spending Time in Caroline

The door is open so we walk inside.  We see no one but someone has heard us come in. “Hello?” we hear coming from the room to our right.  We head in that direction and walk into what was once … Continue reading

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