All posts tagged: prairie landscape

Melting Barn 2016

The old barn is completely resting on its left side this year. However, it is still managing to avoid crumbling into a jumbled heap. I will have to wait to see what another winter does to this old resilient barn. Click on the following links […]

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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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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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More Prairie Sunsets

I shot these in August of 2014 while visiting home. Due to the ongoing forest fires in the northern regions of the province, the sunsets were more subdued than normal. In the first image, the sky appears to have been brushed with the soft strokes […]

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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

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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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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Canadian Pacific Rail Cars

Canadian Pacific Rail Cars

In addition to being mesmerized by old and decrepit buildings I also have a penchant for trains. Perhaps it has to do with the history associated to older things. These Canadian Pacific rail cars dot the prairie landscape are parked on the track North West […]

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