Tagged: Salway

The Salway Line

Alfred Edward Salway

Alfred Edward Salway By Eva Mary Rowe Salway Alfred Edward Salway was born 4 November 1880 at Plympton Devonshire England. His mother was Sarah Holman of Cornwall, his father Edward Salway of Devonshire. At...

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...

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...