Vintage Photographs from the Lake Louise Area

August 15, 2019

The hamlet of Lake Louise was originally nothing more than a stopover along the CPR mainline. The railway base camp was known as Laggan in the 1880’s prior to the name being changed. The famous […]

Historic Photos from the Town of Bankhead

July 4, 2019

Between 1903 and 1922 Bankhead was a bustling coal-mining town located on the lower slopes of Cascade Mountain in modern-day Banff National Park. The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) established the coal mine and the town […]

Wild Jobs Part Thirteen: Mountaineering Guide

March 18, 2019

“Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more that what we could learn from books.” ~John Lubbock When asked about […]

Wild Jobs Part Twelve: Horse Rancher

March 11, 2019

“We have almost forgotten how strange a thing it is that so huge and powerful and intelligent an animal as a horse should allow another, and far more feeble animal, to ride upon its back.” ~ […]

Vintage Photographs of Kananaskis Through The Years

February 21, 2019

2018 marked the 40th Anniversary of Kananaskis Country, one of the province’s flagship outdoor destinations. Although Premiere Lougheed introduced Kananaskis to Albertans as a provincial park back in 1978 this mountain paradise was around a […]

Wild Jobs Part Eleven: Snow Groomer

February 11, 2019

It’s been awhile since I’ve published a new story in my series highlighting Wild Jobs. Just recently I had the pleasure of collaborating with the Lake Louise Ski Resort again for the latest installment of […]

Historical Wildlife Photos From Across Alberta

February 7, 2019

Anyone who has been following my posts closely knows I have a passion for wildlife and wildlife photography. I have dedicated several stories to both of these subjects including, the Bison returning to Banff National […]

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