Saturday, August 11, 2012

Prairie memories

Seeing these Fort Edmonton Park replica buildings set against an August thunder cloud evoked memories of my prairie origins in a sleepy town of false-fronted buildings and spectacularly changeable prairie skies.

The railroad was another essential feature of our town. During the fifties, Canada was a major wheat producer. Each day CN Rail carried trainloads of grain for export -- east to the lakehead and west to the Pacific coast.

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