Tag Archives: fire

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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Another Loss to Fire: Keeler Hotel

  It’s becoming a ritual that is all too common lately.  This time the news comes from tiny Keeler, Saskatchewan where the old hotel was lost to fire on July 4, 2017. My personal history with Keeler is a pretty … Continue reading

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McDougall Church: Gone

We were coming home from a long weekend of fun.  I had just turned off of the TransCanada Highway onto Morley Road, both to escape the Victoria Day traffic as well as because Waze always suggests that route when navigating … Continue reading

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