Anne Elliott's photos with the historic

Walker House, Inglewood Bird Sanctuary

Walker House, Inglewood Bird Sanctuary
Yesterday morning, 9 September 2017, I joined several friends for a morning's bird walk at the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary in Calgary. I will add our leader's report in a comment box below. Thanks for a very enjoyable walk, Janet, followed by lunch at the…
Added on September 10, 2017

At Mossleigh grain elevators

At Mossleigh grain elevators
On 5 July 2016, I finally drove down SE of the city to the Frank Lake area. I have missed almost all the shore birds this year and knew that if I didn't go very soon, they would all have left.

As it was, I saw very few birds of any kind. I drove stra…
Added on July 30, 2016

Colonel Walker House, Inglewood Bird Sanctuary

Colonel Walker House, Inglewood Bird Sanctuary
This photo was also taken yesterday, 24 October 2015, when I went on a walk with a small group of birding friends. It was around 2C when we started our walk and it was cold. Can’t believe I was wearing two fleece jackets and a fleece vest, light jacket,…
Added on October 25, 2015

The prairies in winter

The prairies in winter
This view and the old, unusual homestead always take me by surprise, because I can never remember exactly where this location is. We came across it again yesterday and I always have to stop and take a quick shot.

Yesterday, 21 January 2015, my daughter…
Added on January 22, 2015

Skiff grain elevator. after the storm

Skiff grain elevator. after the storm
Skiff is a hamlet in southern Alberta. Before friends Cathy and Terry and I set out on a three-day trip to Waterton Lakes National Park (26, 27 and 28 August 2014), I had discovered that, on our last day, we would be quite near to Skiff and its old grain…
Added on November  6, 2014

Old Prairie homestead

Old Prairie homestead
So many of the old wooden barns and homesteads that scatter the prairies are in such a bad state, unfortunately. This one was photographed SE of Calgary, on 14 April 2014, when I went driving the backroads for the day with my youngest daughter. Some of t…
Added on November  2, 2014

Magrath grain elevator

Magrath grain elevator
Magrath is a town in Cardston County, Alberta, Canada. Its population was 2,217 in 2011. Magrath is located near the Canadian Rockies and is 32 km (20 mi) south of Lethbridge and 242 km (150 mi) south of Calgary. There are three remaining grain elevators…
Added on October 10, 2014

Skiff Elevator, after the storm

Skiff Elevator, after the storm
Skiff is a hamlet in southern Alberta. Before friends, Cathy and Terry, and I, set out on a three-day trip to Waterton Lakes National Park (26, 27 and 28 August 2014), I had discovered that we would be quite near to Skiff and its old grain elevator. I h…
Added on September 14, 2014

In need of preservation

In need of preservation
So many of the old wooden barns and homesteads that scatter the prairies are in such a bad state, unfortunately. This one was photographed SE of Calgary, on 14 April 2014, when I went driving the backroads for the day with my youngest daughter. Some of t…
Added on August  9, 2014

Here today, maybe gone tomorrow

Here today, maybe gone tomorrow
On 14 April 2014, I spent a wonderful, fun day with my youngest daughter, driving the backroads SE of Calgary. Some of the roads were familiar to me, but others were new territory, which gave us a chance to discover some different abandoned barns and any…
Added on July 31, 2014