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Road Trip! Porcupine Hills and Southern Alberta

It’s a classic DanOCan road trip, with abandoned places, misadventures, Geocaching, and lots of dusty backroads.

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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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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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A Couple of Tours

I didn’t post links here to the last two videos on our YouTube channel, mainly out of laziness but also as a bit of an experiment, to see how well they perform without being listed here. It’s been a few … Continue reading

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