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Visiting Two Historic Buildings Slated for Demolition

We caught word that there were two historic buildings in southern Alberta slated to be demolished in the very near future. We did what any normal people would do, we made plans to spend the day driving around to see … Continue reading

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Moose Jaw Road Trip – Part 4

Our fourth day on the road sees us finally make it to Moose Jaw and the Sukanen Ship and Pioneer Village Museum. After a quick walk through the swap meet, we set out to tour the various buildings and exhibits.

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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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