New PDF release: A Calgary Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were

By Mark Kozub, Janice Kozub

ISBN-10: 0888822243

ISBN-13: 9780888822246

Prior to turning into the oil capital of the state, Calgary used to be a nineteenth-century boomtown within the middle of Alberta. The roots of significant prosperity have been transforming into, even though politicians and most people believed the West was once top left to the trapper and trader.

Nurtured by means of a feeling of imaginative and prescient and the sweat of fine out of date exertions, Calgary grew, and has now blossomed right into a world-class cosmopolitan urban famous for its burgeoning oil and gasoline undefined, its famed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 farm animals city that became much more. via sixty-five wonderful black and white pictures and fascinating storytelling, the authors take the reader again to the time of the "real" cowboys, to the times whilst the streetcar gave the impression of technological know-how fiction, throughout the melancholy, the good wars, the days of increase, bust, and restoration. We revisit the movers, the shakers, and the honourable daily those who became this "cow town" right into a urban worthy bragging approximately.

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