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Searching for the Lousana Grain Elevator

According to research done by our late friend Jim Pearson, there are five Alberta Pacific Grain elevators remaining in the province of Alberta. The company itself disappeared (was bought out) in 1967 so it isn’t surprising there aren’t many examples … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Drone Tips and a Flight Over Bents, Saskatchewan

Recently we had the chance to take a drive to the ghost town of Bents, Saskatchewan. Bents is home to a relatively famous and oft-photographed grain elevator which has really suffered a lot of damage over the last few years … 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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Journey to Elva, Manitoba

Depending on which source you believe, the oldest grain elevator in Canada stands in the ghost town of Elva, Manitoba in deep southwest corner of the province. The previous sentence won’t remain true for very long, however. We got word … Continue reading

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Alberta / Saskatchewan Ghost Town Trip – Day One

If you have followed the blog and our adventures for any length of time, you undoubtedly are aware we love to make an annual trip with friends to explore the small towns and abandoned places around Alberta and/or Saskatchewan. There … Continue reading

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