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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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Annual Alberta Ghost Town Trip – Part One

Normally we gather every July to spend two days traveling around a section of Alberta as part of the “Ghost Town Convention”. The name is a bit of a misnomer as there are no real convention elements to it, it … 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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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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