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Happy Accidents — Westerdale Church

Sometimes you stumble across something that can only be described as a “happy accident”. Tonight I found myself doing some research on the ghost town of Alderson. Alderson is a place I have visited multiple times and I was trying … 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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All Hallows Church and Cemetery

For me, and the others like me, we know everything we photograph and write about is capturing the present so future generations may enjoy it too.  We may not think about it at the time; we may simply be enjoying … Continue reading

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Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church

Short video clip today.  Come with us as we explore the grounds around the Exaltation of the Holy Cross church near Hay Lakes, Alberta. The church was built in 1921 and has been on the Alberta Register of Historic Places … Continue reading

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Alberta Ghost Town Tour: Part 2

And, it is done.  I have finally completed the video from the second day of the annual Alberta ghost town tour.  While it seems the summer is moving so quickly this year, there are still plenty of explorations to come … Continue reading

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We Knew Little of New Norway

For our next visit we’re going to move a little further north up Highway 21 from Ferintosh to the village of New Norway.  New Norway has a population of less than 300 people but has a lot of interesting old … Continue reading

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Flashing Through Ferintosh

“Shoot first and ask questions later.” It’s sort of how DanOCan.com operates. It is very rare that we know much about a place before visiting. Our style is much more about discovering an interesting place, doing some basic research about … Continue reading

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