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Ogilvie Wooden Grain Elevator Society

As many of you know, I have been involved with the Ogilvie Wooden Grain Elevator Society (OWGES) since it was fairly new. The Society’s mission is to preserve and protect the last wooden Ogilvie grain elevator in the province of … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Meeting Creek

We’re nearing the end of our Central Alberta Museum Tour posts with a visit to Meeting Creek. This was my second visit to Meeting Creek.  The last time I was here there was a wedding taking place and so I … Continue reading

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Weekend of Exploring

We’re not sure what to call it.  Alberta GTC (Ghost Town Convention), Mini GTC, Abandoned Weekend.  Let’s be honest, whatever you call it doesn’t matter because to those who “get it” no name is required.  For those who don’t “get … Continue reading

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A Quick Trip to Arrowwood

“Couple visits small town in Alberta and what they found missing will shock you…” Oh, if only I could bring myself to use clickbait-style headlines like that!  Anyway, on to the article… On Good Friday, Emily and I found ourselves … Continue reading

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Prelate Grain Elevator Destroyed by Fire

Fire and the prairies go together.  It seems every town on the plains has had some sort of encounter with a major fire in its history.  This has gone on ever since the west was being settled and it continues … Continue reading

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The Elevators of Mossleigh and Herronton

The small Alberta hamlet of Mossleigh has something that few prairie towns can still lay claim to, a row of three grain elevators.  While this was once a common sight, these prairie icons are rapidly disappearing and seeing three in … Continue reading

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Fire Destroys Spring Valley Grain Elevator – DiscoverMooseJaw.com

How many times have you driven past something and said “I’d really like to get a photo of that one day?  We always think there will be another chance, another day.  Sometimes there isn’t going to be another chance.  That’s … Continue reading

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