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The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Bridge of St. Louis, Saskatchewan (1915)

St. Louis, Saskatchewan is home to the impressive Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Bridge, which was built in 1915. In 1928 two roadbeds were added to the outside of the bridge for automobile traffic, which at the time made it the … Continue reading

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Camrose Heritage Railway Station

I originally thought this post was going to be more video-based but I failed to capture enough footage to make any sort of compelling video.  So, instead, it becomes another blog post with some photos. We stumbled across this museum … Continue reading

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Big Valley, Alberta

Our trees may not be busting out with leaves, but to borrow a phrase from Tom Petty, “I feel summer creeping in” and that means it is time to get back on the road and out exploring — at least … Continue reading

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STST2017: The Last Spike

Today’s posting will be quite short as the history of the area is already quite well known.  We’re visiting Craigellachie, British Columbia and — more specifically — the location where the Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven … Continue reading

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STST2017: Vancouver Island

While Vancouver Island was our goal for this trip, we actually had very little time on “The Island” itself.  We arrived in Nanaimo in the evening and spent the night with our friend Lila and her husband.  The next day … Continue reading

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