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Abandoned Railway Pumphouse in Saskatchewan

Pumphouses, like the one you see below used to be very common. In the age of steam trains these pumphouses were key to keeping them going. Placed beside a water source these pumphouses were tasks with refueling trains. When steam trains became a thing of the past these were no longer needed. Most were demolished

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Mickey Mouse House | Abandoned House in Saskatchewan

With hundreds of abandoned houses in Saskatchewan we start to remember them based on one aspect that may stick out. For this house it was the mickey mouse mural upstairs. This two storey abandoned house on the backroads of Saskatchewan has seen its share of vandalism and natural decay. It still sits straight and tall

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Abandoned Tolstoi Schoolhouse in Saskatchewan

Join us as we share our video walkthrough of the abandoned tolstoi schoolhouse which was later used as a community center for clubs in the area. Today it sits abandoned and is being taken back by nature. This particular schoolhouse may have had ties to the Doukhobor’s in Saskatchewan as there were many colonies nearby.

Abandoned Frosty One Room Schoolhouse in Saskatchewan

One room schoolhouses used to be everywhere on the prairies, especially in Saskatchewan! Unfortunately, most were closed and abandoned. Those that are not left to the elements were demolished or repurposed into homes, grain bins, community centers or used for storage. Today you can still find many still standing in Saskatchewan but there are many

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New Stockholm Lutheran Church in Saskatchewan

Rural Saskatchewan is endless and you never know what you will find. We always go out seeking abandoned buildings, including churches, but of course we run into rural buildings that are historic and sometimes still in use. The best example of this is rural churches, some are preserved historic sites while others may actually hold

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Abandoned Pleasant Plains Stone Schoolhouse in Manitoba

We wander over to Manitoba from time to time and when we do, we make sure we see as many abandoned places as we can. On this trip we visit a small stone schoolhouse. Established in 1894 as Arsenault School it was renamed in 1907. The school closed in 1933, dissolved in1967and was later a Mennonite

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