“Canadian Gothic” photo depiction of a Scottish immigrant couple in the mid-1920s on parched prairie land somewhere east of the towns of Woodhouse and Claresholm in Alberta. They are my Aunt Nan and Uncle Bob [read more…]
Dancers Deidre Drews, Karen Francis, Lia Huszi-Kelln, and Samantha Knaus, all of Regina, Sask., in their traditional German dress costume during a dance demonstration for Regina’s annual Mosaic cultural festival.
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion and Ladies Auxiliary smile and wave to the crowds gathered along the street for a hometown parade in Melfort, Saskatchewan.
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 the train pulling away from [read more…]
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 fair.
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?
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’?
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.
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 time for many seniors.
Antique fire trucks and Shriners are always a popular sight in summertime parades. This truck belongs to the Brandon & District Shrine Club.