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Alderson – The Star of the Prairie

From humble beginnings as a railway siding known as Langevin to the “Star of the Prairies”, Alderson was set to be one of the most important population centres on the Canadian prairies. How did it all end up as an … Continue reading

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Alberta Ghost Town Convention 2019 – Day Two

As expected, the second video from the Alberta Ghost Town Convention came together a little faster than the first one. I find by the second day of shooting my mind has gone into “video mode” and I am able to … Continue reading

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Notre Dame de Savoie Church

There are some places that you see online countless times but have never had the chance to visit in person. For me, the abandoned Notre Dame de Savoie church has been on the “must visit” list for many years but … Continue reading

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The Abandoned Cemetery of Wayne, Alberta

Once again we found ourselves creeping up on the last Saturday of the month and that means it was time to get ourselves back out to Rowley for the monthly pizza night. Before Saturday evening rolled around we had some … Continue reading

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Return to Nordegg

When faced with a Sunday and no real plans, what else to do besides jump in the car and head out and visit another one of Alberta’s historic places?  Today’s journey takes us to the ghost town of Nordegg and … Continue reading

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Flashback: Alderson 2010

Another in my series of lunch break postings from my phone… I remember the first time I visited Alderson. It was exactly eight years ago today. Armed with my “just over a year old” Nikon D90 (the same camera I … Continue reading

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Historic Calgary Week: Pine Creek Cemetery / De Winton

Historic Calgary Week is a project of the Chinook Country Historical Society, which is a branch of the Historical Society of Alberta.  Apparently this is the 23rd annual Historic Calgary Week, but I honestly never heard of it before this … Continue reading

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