Sunday, October 6, 2013

Saskatchewan snippits ...




The train doesn't stop here any more,
and the family farm stands empty.
Abandoned cars on a long-gone road.
Inside an abandoned grain elevator.  It's not a clock.
On the open prairie you can see, and smell, a grass fire from many many, miles away.
Old -style building front.
Inside an old-timey school fire escape.

Bottle cap decorations.
Man-made, Mount Blackstrap was created in 1970 for the Canada Winter Games.
Yes, this is what passes for a "mountain" in Saskatchewan.  What's more, it can be seen from 20 miles away !
Impressively big and heavy, Moose print.  
Big sky, golden sunset.


 


9 comments:

  1. That sunset could turn an atheist.

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    1. Oh Les, what a marvellous thing to say !

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  2. Sybil., these are so good. I hope that you have more to post. I've enjoyed seeing these photos so much. Everything is so vast, remote, desolate - but also very beautiful.

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    1. I loved the openness. The sky is so very BIG there. Big and beautiful.

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  3. I have never seen a prairie before but I do hope I will someday. The last picture is spectacular!

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    1. I sat and watched that glorious sunset and felt so fortunate to be there. Thanks Barbara.

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  4. The feeling of the long lonesome prairie comes through these pics... That sunset pic, like everyone else said, is the coolest.

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