All posts tagged: architecture

Deserted Deertrail Resort – Part 4

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 […]

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Couvent Jésus Marie Library

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 […]

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Beauty in Decay

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. […]

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Deserted Deertrail Resort – Part 3

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 […]

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Melting Barn 2015

Not much has changed from summer 2014 to summer 2015. The old barn is still resisting the ravages of time with dignity and grace. Click on the following links to take you to 2014 Melting Barn and 2013 Melting Barn.

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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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Courtroom

This gallery depicts the inside of Gravelbourg’s courtroom and an image of a room on the main floor that is currently being used by a law office.  Unfortunately, I am unsure as to what this room was initially used for, but if any of you […]

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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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