All posts filed under: Rural Decay

Scott’s Old Place

I saw this house hidden behind a stand of trees of an abandoned farm-yard, this past summer, and of course had to check it out. I actually had my husband back up on the road to get a better look at it before getting out […]

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Lonely Old Caboose

This old caboose is out in the middle of the prairie sitting atop a frame-work of what looks like old railway ties. It is a peculiar site to come upon this abandoned rail car where there are no rails in site. Perfect for me and […]

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House with a Pink Kitchen

I love photographing these old abandoned houses. They exude so much character. Unfortunately this character comes with a price. Many of these derelict structures are unsafe to enter, so I must resist the temptation to obtain a better angle and photograph their interiors from broken […]

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Coppen Road Bridge 2015

When I photographed the Coppen Bridge in 2014 during my annual visit home, the skies were filled with a smoky haze, which gave the atmosphere a gauzy effect. This year, there was one night which was clear, so my niece and I raced out at […]

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Sunset on the Prairies

This grain elevator in Gravelbourg, SK is the only remaining elevator (in Saskatchewan) built by the Saskatchewan and Western Elevator Company and is one of the few remaining elevators built prior to the 1920’s. Many of these grain elevators have been dismantled and removed from […]

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Twilight on a Prairie Icon

This grain elevator was built in 1915, in Gravelbourg Saskatchewan. The heritage value of this Saskatchewan and Western Elevator Company elevator lies in its status as an example of grain elevators that were built during the expansion of the grain-handling industry between 1900 and 1930.The […]

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Melting Barn 2014

If you click on the link below the image, you will see what a year has done to this old barn. The roof has a few less shingles and is now resting on the ground beside the barn. The old structure is leaning even more to […]

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Abandoned in Rural Saskatchewan No. 2

I had the opportunity to shoot this abandoned house a few miles from my hometown of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan again this past summer. It looks like the place has succumbed to the elements since the last time I visited, as the roof of the veranda has completely fallen […]

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Octavius Simpson 2

Here is take two of Teavie’s place. I have been itching to photograph this haunting kitchen with my new camera since last November. I finally got the chance in August when we returned to the Mervin area in northern Saskatchewan to visit family.On a completely […]

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Coppen Road Bridge

The bridge on Coppen road was built by the Dominion Bridge Company Limited, which was a Canadian steel bridge constructor originally based in Lachine, Québec. The company participated in the construction of many well known bridges and edifices such as: the South Saskatchewan River Bridge […]

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