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Around The Dance Floor

Elaine Baudais of Aldergrove, B.C. and Cliff Souther of Ogema, Sask., enjoy cutting a rug at the Ogema heritage village.

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Remember Riding the Rails?

Train trips from the prairies used to start from a railway station like this one at Radville in south-central Saskatchewan. Though now silent, you can almost hear the ‘chugga-chugga’ of [continue…]

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Fabulous Fair Felines

Youngsters Luke Stilborn of Lemberg, Sask.; Mary Cleggett of Balcarres, Sask.; Paige Ruecker of  Abernethy, Sask., and Aimee Derkach, also of Balcarres, with their prize-winning cats at the Abernethy town [continue…]

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Loafing About!

Sophie Karpish of Prince Albert, Sask., holds loaf of bread straight from a clay oven at her city’s annual exhibition. Is there anything that beats the smell of baking bread?

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Parked Projectors

Peter Susa of Regina examines old movie projectors at Ogema, Saskatchewan’s heritage village. Do you remember crowding into movie theatres on long summer nights to watch the latest ‘flick’?

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Dot dot dash, dash dot dash do

Young Liam Noble of Saskatoon, Sask., learns Morse code from retired telegrapher Henry Fulmes, also of Saskatoon, at the Western Development Museum’s annual Pion-Era event.

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Fair-weather Fairgoers

Audrey Madsen and Olga Chuey of Prince Albert, Sask. enjoyed seeing the horses in show ring on a beautiful sunny day. Summer fairs and local exhibitions are always a fun [continue…]

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Show and Shrine!

Antique fire trucks and Shriners are always a popular sight in summertime parades. This truck belongs to the Brandon & District Shrine Club.

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Smilesville School

We wonder how many smiles there were for kids attending the now-abandoned Smilesville School – located nine KM west of Kenaston, Sask., on Highway 15. Built in 1906, it closed [continue…]

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Splendour in Spalding

Nature scenes adorn the facade of this building in Spalding, Sask. They are a colourful attraction to the downtown area of the small, central Saskatchewan community.

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Silent Seeder

Antique seeder near the old railway station at Cudworth, Sask. will likely revive memories of days spent on the farm long ago for many prairie folks.

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Rumblin’ Rumely

Looking like something from a post-apocalyptic movie set, this old Rumely tractor from the 1920s – 30s, built by the Advance-Rumely Company of La Porte, Indiana, bears only a slight resemblance [continue…]

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In for a checkup

Dentist office above, once owned by Dr. Glenn Rogers in Swift Current, Sask., likely saw many patients in its day. Modern dentistry owes much of its progress to early dental [continue…]

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@ the exhibition

Placing second in class at the Prince Albert, Saskatchewan Exhibition is Katie Wright of Melfort, Sask., seen here masterfully guiding and displaying her Angus heifer calf.

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Flippin’ fantastic!

Flipping burgers at Saskatoon’s Western Development Museum Pion-Era event is Toban DeRooy of Saskatoon, Sask., who was busy cooking up grub for hungry visitors.

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Garage sale’n granny!

There’s no slowing down 97-year-old Dorothy Downing of Rouleau, Sask. The Senior Paper caught up with Dorothy as she cruised her small town on ‘garage sale day’ in 2011.

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Threshing Day – 1912

Threshing crew on Oct. 15, 1912 at the E.A. Coon farm, west of Carnduff in the southeast corner of Saskatchewan. The equipment was owned by Joe Buker. E.A. Coon is [continue…]

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Awesome Automobile

Gordon McLeod of Saskatoon, Sask. a volunteer at the Western Development Museum admires this 1908 Overland touring car on display.

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Hop, skip, leap and land!

Bob Edwards of Buchanan, Sask. takes a tumble in soft sand after a successful jump in the triple-jump event at the Saskatchewan Senior Fitness Association (SSFA) provincial seniors’ games in [continue…]