The road less travelled. Wrentham, Alta.
A storm is brewing.
A storm is brewing. Imperial Hunter Hotel, Bassano, Alta.
Listen: Forgotten Alberta with Joe McFarland
Thanks to Joe McFarland at CHQR770 yesterday for the amazing opportunity to talk about ghost towns – specifically (old) Bow City and Alderson (a.k.a Carlstadt, a.k.a. Langevin). It was lots of fun, with minimal stammering. I have embedded the podcast of yesterday’s broadcast below for your listening enjoyment. You can check out the scary situation […]
Motoring on the boulevard of Sunnynook
"Last night I had a most beautiful dream. I was motoring on the boulevard of Sunnynook, which was beautified by a row of trees, while on each side, as far as the eye could seem were field of golden grain which were fast being harvested…Looking further ahead I could see a splendid town, with its […]
This is Homestead Coulee
A legacy of the boom years in Alberta is the network of paved highways running through some of the most sparsely populated areas of the province. One of these roads is Secondary Highway 570, which passes by Homestead Coulee, a locality within Special Area #2. A plaque from Alberta’s 75th celebration provides the following history: […]