Agriculture & Rural Life
Stories from the Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village
HISTORY OF THE WALROND RANCHE COMPANY
The Walrond was one of several corporate ranches established on the western reaches of the Canadian Prairies during the 1880s.
THE WARD CABIN: A TYPICAL PRAIRIE CANADIAN LOG DWELLING
The Ward Cabin in Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village represents a typical late nineteenth century hand constructed dwelling and lived in by many homesteaders and small ranchers across the Canadian Prairies.
EARLY RANCHING CHRONICLES FROM SOUTH OF PINCHER CREEK
A fascinating glimpse of ranching conditions in the pre-mechanized era is provided in this chronicle.
FURTHER RANCHING RECOLLECTIONS FROM THE FRONTIER ERA
Let’s look back at some of those 1909 ranching conditions as recorded in the back issues of the Pincher Creek Echo, around 1909.
AGRARIAN PIONEER CHRONICLES FROM THE EARLY DAYS OF BEAVER MINES
There was more to Beaver Mines’ economic well-being than the coal mining industry. Agriculture has been a significant local contributor for well over a century.