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Bowden Hotel Lost to Fire

It’s a new year but the same old story — another old building lost to fire. This time it was the hotel in Bowden, Alberta. I wasn’t able to locate any history as to when the building was built nor … Continue reading

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Another Elevator Gone

We’re shocked. We shouldn’t be because this happens all the time. Overnight we lost the grain elevator in Rouleau, Saskatchewan to fire. Famous for being painted as “Dog River”, the elevator was an important background set piece on the TV … Continue reading

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Unsolved Mysteries: DanOCan Edition

It’s a mystery that stretches from Coaldale to Toronto — maybe you can help solve the mystery of what became of Coaldale’s first fire truck?

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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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Enoch Sales House Lost to Fire

I don’t know what’s more frustrating, the loss of another great old structure or the lack of concern so many show for our historic sites Continue reading

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