Category Archives: Canada

Maid in the Shade

When was the last time that you saw a fully-restored B-25 Mitchell bomber? Continue reading

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Tourist Trains Guidebook

Do you and your family like heritage trains? Do you often plan your vacations to include a ride aboard at least one so-called “tourist” train? Tourist Trains Guidebook provides you with a convenient, everything-in-one-place directory of tourist trains in North … Continue reading

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Jigsaw #004: Calgary – Dangler Swings

The German-made Dangler Swings, built in the 1920s, is one of the most popular amusement park rides at Calgary’s Heritage Park Historical Village. Photo taken in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, in 2010. Calgary – Dangler Swings Easy    Average    Hard    Difficult

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Kettle Valley Steam Railway

Back in the old days, the Kettle Valley Railway was famous for its feats of outstanding engineering. Nobody thought it could be built, and it seemed as though more of the track was on wooden trestles than on solid rock. … Continue reading

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