Tag Archives: Canada

Threshing Bee 2017

I think after five years I can officially call it a tradition.  Each year, on the weekend after Labour Day, I make the trip to Saskatchewan to attend the Threshing Bee at the Sukanen Ship Pioneer Village and Museum just south … 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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Alberta Prairie Railway

In my previous posting, I mentioned how Stettler is known for being the home of Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions.  We had noticed on their schedule that they were going to be running one of their steam engines on the day … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: The Final Stop

So, this is it.  The final stop on the Central Alberta Museum Tour 2017.  Thanks to everyone who attended and a special thanks to those of you who have been following along virtually.  I really appreciate the comments.  Knowing that … Continue reading

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