Abandoned Houses & Settler Homesteads

Buttered Toast

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Backlit Beauty at Dusk

Most of the homesteads I find aren't on existing farmyards. Most are located in the middle of fields far away from the current farm's residents. I happened on this old beauty on the way back from a long drive down south in the Trochu area (home of lots of big windmills). I was driving along a gravel road and saw this house out of the corner of my eye. Well, I practically slammed on the brakes I … [Read more...]

Like a Cherry on Top

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Hats off to Alberta Homesteaders

When I find one of these old beauties, I'm often struck with a feeling of admiration for the work that went into them. Our homesteading ancestors not only opened the prairies, but also were no slouches when it came to designing and building beautiful homes.   … [Read more...]

Boldly Going

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Boarded Up

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