Challis Idaho

Challis Idaho, a quiet historic town today, used to be the largest city in the Custer County. Founded in 1878, Challis lost many of its original architecture during the 1983 earthquake, but some have been rebuilt. This nostalgic place is full of character and a visit here will take you back to the times of …

Wells Nevada

No Trespassing historic sign, dating back to 1869 in Wells, Nevada I saw and photographed this poster/sign in Wells, an old almost ghost town in the western United States, on the northeast of Nevada. The town is full of history from the time when Chinese, Irish and Italian immigrants came here to build the Central …

Dominion Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Dominion Cape Breton, a Heritage Community in Nova Scotia, Canada Dominion is an incorporated community on the East coast of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia (Indian Bay), founded in 1906. Originally it was part of the Dominion Coal Company and the small population living here was involved in coal mining. Today the village is mainly a …

sherbrooke pioneers village nova scotia

When you visit the Sherbrooke pioneer village Nova Scotia you literally travel back in time. This is just one of a few historic live museums in Canada, so interesting to go and explore. I heard about places like this where people live like they did centuries ago. I’ve never seen one though until we visited …

Austtin Nevada in the winter

It was in November 2015 when we traveled through Austin Nevada, going South after we spent the summer in Montana. Austin Nevada two days after the snow storm, on Veterans Day 2015 A big snowfall started in the beginning of our trip South and followed us through the high elevations of the Oregon mountains. The layer …