Thursday, 8 December 2016

When you travel around Alberta there are always some interesting and unique places to add to your adventure. Part of mine last fall, was a trip northward on the Alberta Trunk Road. We came upon a place called Skunk Hollow, after some investigation I discovered that coal was discovered there in 1904 and the town of Skunk Hollow blossomed into a flourishing little town. In the 1920's coal mining became unprofitable and the people moved away. All that remains today are a few coal slack piles, the remnants of an old ice house and this little old car sitting out in the meadow. Skunk Hollow is one of the many true Ghost Towns in Alberta.

1 comment:

  1. Very cool! Skunk Hollow sounds like it should be in a TV Western or something!


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