A Calgary Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were by Mark Kozub, Janice Kozub

By Mark Kozub, Janice Kozub

Ahead of changing into the oil capital of the state, Calgary was once a nineteenth-century boomtown within the middle of Alberta. The roots of serious prosperity have been turning out to be, although politicians and most people believed the West used to be most sensible left to the trapper and trader.

Nurtured by means of a feeling of imaginative and prescient and the sweat of fine out of date exertions, Calgary grew, and has now blossomed right into a world-class cosmopolitan urban famous for its burgeoning oil and gasoline undefined, its famed Calgary Zoo, and naturally, the Stampede. A Calgary Album is a sentimental trip right into a livestock city that became a lot more. via sixty-five wonderful black and white photos and interesting storytelling, the authors take the reader again to the time of the "real" cowboys, to the times whilst the streetcar gave the look of technology fiction, throughout the melancholy, the good wars, the days of increase, bust, and restoration. We revisit the movers, the shakers, and the honourable daily those who grew to become this "cow town" right into a urban worthy bragging approximately.

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