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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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Journey to Garden Plain

It was just your typical 1335km weekend road trip.  While the primary goal was to attend the Southern Alberta Weekend (SAW) which is an annual Geocaching event put on by the South East Alberta Region Cache Hunters (SEARCH).  Of course, for … Continue reading

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Badlands Exploration

There are so many things to see in the badlands of Alberta that it is impossible to see them all in one trip.  Our normal strategy is to simply pick a couple key things to target and then try and … Continue reading

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