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...]

The Manor

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Ancestral Strength

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Unexpected Moment of Joy

The warmth of the sun seems to be helping this old settler's homestead melt into the land it was built upon. … [Read more...]

Only the Newest in Construction Technology

The more I photograph Alberta's homesteads, the more fascinated I become with them. One of the things that interests me is how they were built. This old cabin is probably well over a hundred years old and still standing due to the use of interlocking logs coupled with mud and straw packed between the logs. After many years of neglect, this house is missing its external layer of wood siding but, … [Read more...]

Listen to the Wood

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