Devil’s Potholes is one of the earliest references regarding the fascinating rock formations beyond the falls of the upper Sooke River. This location led to one man’s dream of a destination resort. When Albert Yuen acquired the property he saw the potential of the spectacular […]
Couvent Jésus-Marie is believed to be the largest and most architecturally ambitious convent school erected in the Franco-Catholic colonies; few of these schools in Western Canada, if any, approach its scale and character. Excerpt taken from: Ecclesiastical Buildings in Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan The most renowned area […]
I have found my way back to this amazing old house once again. This time the wind was howling, chilling me to the bone as I captured the last few minutes of golden sunlight as the sun rose over the horizon. Abandoned in Rural Saskatchewan […]
Last Saturday was a beautiful, bright, sunny day, perfect for exploring the countryside. I spotted a few old, abandoned buildings in my travels, but I was only able to get to this gem via a pathway. This house rests precariously on a crumbling concrete foundation. […]
I am surprised to realize so much time has elapsed since the last time I photographed this unfinished lodge (three years). These ruins have received much attention, in the form of graffiti, since my last visit. The deserted stone work was to be the foundation […]
I made my way up the stairs gingerly, as to not go through the old wooden stairs, to obtain the bedroom shot. The howling wind made the decaying roof timbers creak and moan as if the house was alive. The entire experience was quite unnerving, […]
This empty farmhouse still stands in the field, devoid of human life. I’ve asked myself if in its time this now desolate place was once a happy, loving home. If only the walls could talk, I wonder what memories they would reveal.
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 […]