Tagged: Alberta

Moved to Medicine Hat 1941

1941 MOVED TO MEDICINE HAT Working for the railroad  Jack got home some week-ends, it was lonely for both of us.  One weekend when he came home he surprised me and said that he...

We will see grandpa off on the train.

GRANDMA CAROLINE SCHAFFERS STORIES (As told by her granddaughter Martha M. Helm Salway) My grandma Schaffer was short, round, jolly and witty.  She always had a comeback for everything.  She laughed a lot and...

The Land West of Leavitt

The Land West of Leavitt This land lies west of Leavitt, Alberta, Canada.  It is between the Rocky Mountains and the city of Cardston. It consists of rolling hills, covered with tall grass and...

Rowe Salway

I was born in Cardston, Alberta, Canada just a few minutes after midnight on October 18, 1922.  The town lights were shut off at midnight so mum said I started my life out in...