There’s something doing at Dowling

It was a happy coincidence when I received a message recently from a gentleman named Bill McGillivray. Mr. McGillivray informed me he was once the Alberta Wheat Pool elevator agent at Dowling, a former railway siding and settlement about 10 miles north of the town of Hanna. “I lived in the dwelling attached to elevator […]

#FABTrip15: “Hanna to Scapa” or “Going with the Flow”

Rust in the wind. Near Hanna #Alberta #Canada #history #abandoned #truck #FABTrip15 @gregfarries A photo posted by Jonathan Koch (@forgotten_alberta) on Aug 18, 2015 at 3:31pm PDT Leaving Hanna, Greg and I traveled north towards Scapa,  tracing the route of the now-abandoned Hanna-Warden C.N.R. line. We paused at Dowling Lake to reflect, checked out Alberta’s newest (closed) […]