By W.R. Cochrane, Cowley, Alta., from the September 1951 edition of Canadian CattlemenBy W.R. Cochrane, Cowley, Alta. When the Honorable James G. Gardiner officially opened the St. Mary’s Dam project by opening the valve that started the water flowing through the huge tunnel to ultimately provide irrigation facilities for a huge block of dry land, we reckon a lot of folks did not quite grasp the effect […] Read more
By Reverend James W. Morrow, Medicine Hat, Alta., abridged from the August 1951 issue of Canadian CattlemenBy Reverend James W. Morrow, Medicine Hat, Alta. Dunmore Dunmore is named after a well-known British nobleman who visited Western Canada in 1888, and who was a very large shareholder in the company floated by Sir Lester Kaye in England, which tried farming on a large scale from 1885 to 1894, having many thousands of […] Read more
The Harper’s Ferry ArsenalBy D. R. King, High River, Alta. The day Robert Harper stood on the banks at the junction of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers and picked out the site of his homestead marked the beginning of a long chapter of history for America. The year was about 1747 when Harper built his tiny cabin. In […] Read more
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