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The Lone Rangers sidekick – Tonto – In the Calgary Stampede 1963

The Lone Rangers sidekick – Tonto – In the Calgary Stampede 1963

[caption id="attachment_4647" align="aligncenter" width="432"] The Lone Rangers sidekick Tonto[/caption] Here is the actor Tonto who was the famous side kick…

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The Last Elevator in Cayley

The Last Elevator in Cayley

In the late 70's and again in the 80's  I traveled to Southern Alberta towns that still had standing elevators…

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Border Collie Dogs

Border Collie Dogs

My family has always had Border Collie dogs.  Mom and dad raised puppies and my brother and his wife have…

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History of the Grain Elevators in Granum and Stavely – circa 1981-84

History of the Grain Elevators in Granum and Stavely – circa 1981-84

The town of Granum, south of Calgary at the junction of Highway 2 and Highway 519 is located on the…

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United Grain Growers Elevator – End of an Era

United Grain Growers Elevator – End of an Era

[caption id="attachment_2994" align="alignnone" width="504"] Claresholm Elevator row 1989[/caption] My first full-time job when I graduated from Olds College in 1970…

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Country Wedding Season

Country Wedding Season

This is the season for many weddings and some of my favourite are held out in the country. Here is…

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