All posts tagged: southern saskatchewan

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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Coppen Road Bridge 2015

When I photographed the Coppen Bridge in 2014 during my annual visit home, the skies were filled with a smoky haze, which gave the atmosphere a gauzy effect. This year, there was one night which was clear, so my niece and I raced out at […]

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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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Prairie Coneflowers

According to the local weather forecast, we are in for a week of clouds and rain. So today, I am infusing myself with a splash of colour with this image I shot this past summer while visiting home.

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Twilight on a Prairie Icon

This grain elevator was built in 1915, in Gravelbourg Saskatchewan. The heritage value of this Saskatchewan and Western Elevator Company elevator lies in its status as an example of grain elevators that were built during the expansion of the grain-handling industry between 1900 and 1930.The […]

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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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Coppen Road Bridge

The bridge on Coppen road was built by the Dominion Bridge Company Limited, which was a Canadian steel bridge constructor originally based in Lachine, Québec. The company participated in the construction of many well known bridges and edifices such as: the South Saskatchewan River Bridge […]

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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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Death on the Roadside

My husband and I were out one beautiful morning enjoying the prairie scenery of southern Saskatchewan, when we came across this unfortunate little coyote pup. I think she may have been hit by a passing vehicle and was left on the roadside.

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Café Paris

If you are ever in Gravelbourg, SK, plan to stop in at Café Paris on Main Street.  The tantalizing aromas will envelop you as you walk in the door.It is a wonderful place to to eat lunch on the patio while savoring Dominique’s famous mint/rosemary […]

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