All posts tagged: rural decay

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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Hidden in the Woods

My son and I stopped at this old farm site this summer because out in the the open area I spotted something I wanted to investigate further. It was only as I was walking around that I saw this old clapboard house looming in the […]

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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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Bay Island School

Since 1919 the Bay Island school has weathered time on the bare Saskatchewan prairie near Old Wives Lake. It saw students come and go from 1919 to 1950. My family and I spotted this place shortly after we moved back to the prairies while taking […]

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Night Sky

This is my first attempt at photographing the night sky. Now that I am back beneath the beautiful Saskatchewan skies permanently, I will be going out to experiment some more. My night-time excursion was unfortunately cut short by a roving skunk. I was standing near […]

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Solitude

Once a year I try to go back to this old abandoned farmhouse that sits alone upon the hill. This particular summer evening I fought off a multitude of mosquitoes while hunched down in the luscious grass and wildflowers. The end product was well worth […]

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Louisville School – Aging and Forgotten

Every summer I return to this aging, abandoned one-room school to try to photograph the sense of loneliness this building conveys. Since the school’s closure, the building has been used for grain storage and for a number of years now it has been completely forgotten.  […]

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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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Inside the Old Caboose

The inside of this old caboose is fabulous, but somewhat sketchy with the ceiling falling in and rotten floor boards. This did not deter me as I set up my camera upon the sturdy metal frame at the rear and front of the caboose to […]

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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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