Abandoned Alberta II (Hardcover)
In Abandoned Alberta II, Joe Chowaniec continues his travels in Wild Rose country, uncovering yet even more hidden gems. These extraordinary images provide a window into the past, stirring in us the emotions of wonder and curiosity about those who have gone before us and the lives they lived. Where others may see only decay and rot in these abandoned places, Chowaniec sees stunning beauty. From barns located in the rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountains to homesteads in the badlands around Drumheller, discover the rich history and untold stories of abandoned places. Visit the stone hall near Shandro, the ghost towns of southern Alberta, Ogilive Flour Mill in Medicine Hat and the Sunnyslope Sandstone Shelter near Three Hills, it is all here. This is a photographic journey that will take you from one corner of the province to the other. Come along for the ride. You will be glad you did.
Joe Chowaniec is the photographer behind 2020's bestselling Abandoned Alberta. His photography was the subject of a year-long exhibit at the Royal Alberta Museum. Mr. Chowaniec has been published by the Calgary Herald, Times of London, the Guardian and the London Sun. He lives in Edmonton with his wife, Rami.