A Calgary Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were by Mark Kozub, Janice Kozub

Posted by

By Mark Kozub, Janice Kozub

Sooner than turning into the oil capital of the kingdom, Calgary used to be a nineteenth-century boomtown within the middle of Alberta. The roots of serious prosperity have been transforming into, although politicians and most of the people believed the West was once top left to the trapper and trader.

Nurtured by way of a feeling of imaginative and prescient and the sweat of excellent outdated labor, Calgary grew, and has now blossomed right into a world-class cosmopolitan urban famous for its burgeoning oil and gasoline undefined, its famed Calgary Zoo, and naturally, the Stampede. A Calgary Album is a sentimental trip right into a livestock city that became much more. via sixty-five wonderful black and white images and interesting storytelling, the authors take the reader again to the time of the "real" cowboys, to the times while the streetcar gave the impression of technology fiction, throughout the melancholy, the nice wars, the days of increase, bust, and restoration. We revisit the movers, the shakers, and the honourable daily those who grew to become this "cow town" right into a urban worthy bragging approximately.

Show description

Read or Download A Calgary Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were PDF

Similar canada books

Picture Gallery of Canadian History, Volume 3: 1830 to 1900

Background lecturers bear in mind! here's one quantity three of my favorite assets for educating Canadian background.

Dr. C. W. Jefferys used to be certainly one of Canada's optimum ancient artists and his three-volume "Picture Gallery of Canadian History" is perhaps his best-known fulfillment. His countless numbers of rigorously researched images of artifacts, humans, areas and episodes from Canadian historical past offer a "treasure condominium of knowledge approximately this country's previous. "

Vol. 1 - Discovery to 1900
Vol. 2 - 1763 to 1830
Vol. three - 1839 to 1900

101 Letters to a Prime Minister: The Complete Letters to Stephen Harper

From the mailbox of the major Minister's workplace for your bookshelf, a listing of greater than a hundred books that each Canadian should still learn. This principally one-sided correspondence from the "loneliest e-book membership within the world" is a compendium for bibliophiles and people who keep on with the Canadian political scene.

Fergus: A Scottish Town By Birthright

Pat Mestern, writer of a number of previous books and an ardent booster of her native land, has produced an exciting own account of Fergus, whereas conserving the old standpoint and using the wealthy oral background of the world. Her lighter examine a few of the characters and the escapades that upload flavour to lifestyles in small-town Ontario make this a pleasant learn.

Francis Parkman : France and England in North America : Vol. 1: Pioneers of France in the New World, The Jesuits in North America in the Seventeenth Century, La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West, The Old Regime in Canada (Library of America)

This is often the 1st of 2 volumes proposing all seven components of Francis Parkman's huge narrative heritage of the fight for regulate of the yankee continent. Thirty years within the writing, Parkman's "history of the yankee woodland" is an accomplishment rarely much less remarkable than the adventures he describes.

Additional resources for A Calgary Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were

Example text

Figure la, r u b b e r c a s t of t h e inner w h o r l s : l b , crosssection of the last w h o r l . L o c a l i t y T 115 F , n o r t h w e s t r i d g e of T r o i t s a P e a k , J m i l e south of L o r . T 114 F , Whitesail L a k e area. L o w e r m o s t M i d d l e Jurassic ( L o w e r B a i o cian). ) Figure 2. Tmcloccrax rcf/lcyi D u m o r t i e r . Figure 2a, i m p r i n t of t h e inner w h o r l s and fragment of t h e last preserved w h o r l ; 2c, r u b b e r c a s t of the imprint of t h e inner w h o r l s ; 2b, part of t h e ventral region.

Reglcyi D u m o r t i e r , cf. Figure 4a). Figure 5c, venter of an inner w h o ? ] ( r u b b e r c a s t ) . Figure 5 d , venter of the last whorl, b o t h of t h e s a m e specimen. In b o t h 5c and 5d t h e r i b s are crossing the venter w i t h o u t interruption. S a m e l o c a l i t y and stratigraphic position as Figure 1. ) 52 PLATE X V I A. View looking westerly from near the head of Bon Creek across an area of exposed Mesozoic sedimentary formations to granitic peaks of the Coast Mountains in the distance.

L a t e r a l v i e w with parts of t h e suture line. ) 42 PLATE X I ( A l l figures natural size) T y p e in collections of t h e G e o l o g i c a l S u r v e y of C a n a d a Figure 1- Coronkeru* bisulcatum Bruguiere. T h e s a m e specimen as in P l a t e I X , figure 1. and Plate X , figure 1 ( w i t h o u t t h e last w h o r l ) ; l a , ventral region; 1 b , cross-section. ) 44 PLATE X I I ( N a t u r a l size) T y p e in collections of t h e G e o l o g i c a l S u r v e y of C a n a d a Figure 1.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.81 of 5 – based on 48 votes