All posts filed under: Rural Decay

Welcome Curlers

As part of our tour of the Big Muddy Badlands in southern Saskatchewan last month, we stopped in a tiny hamlet called Big Beaver.  As our group shopped at Aust’s General Store, I walked over to the abandoned curling rink armed with my camera and […]

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No Trespassing

One of my favorite places to explore are the Deertrail Resort ruins overlooking the Sooke Pot Holes. They are unfortunately behind a 9 foot fence with No Trespassing / Do Not Enter signs dotting the perimeter.

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Sinking House Boat

What a great way to spend the morning, taking a stroll on the Galloping Goose trail and stopping once in a while to take a few shots. As per my norm, I was drawn to an old,  dilapidated structure; this one slowly sinking into the […]

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On the way to Rosetown

For eight years I have driven past this abandoned farm-yard off Highway 4, as I was making my way from northern Alberta to southern Saskatchewan. Finally this summer I stopped in and photographed the place. As a sidebar, I have had these images printed into […]

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Octavius Simpson

I captured the images of Octavius Simpson’s abandoned home on a balmy summer evening.  This man known as Teavie, was born October 31, 1899 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He made his voyage to Canada in Spring 1921. In 1945, he purchased the  picturesque piece of land […]

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Louisville School

The Louisville school-house was erected in the middle of the school district, having been built in the center of a swamp.  As a result, a road was never built to access it.  This did not really matter as most people used horses and wagons as […]

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Barn North of Coppen

I took the series of shots making up this image about 20 minutes after first the blue skied photo of the same barn.  As I waited for the perfect moment, my husband and sister patiently endured the onslaught of mosquitoes (for some reason they did […]

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