alixwagonwheelmuseum

CAMT 2017: Alix Wagon Wheel Museum

In Alix, Alberta on August 28, 2017 at 8:21 AM

DanOCan

Rolling onward, the Central Alberta Museum Tour moved to the small town of Alix and the Alix Wagon Wheel Museum.

My personal history with the town of Alix was pretty limited.  Back in 1994, I worked on a road crew that was responsible for chipsealing Highway 601 between Alix and Highway 11.  While we didn’t stay in the town while working on the project, it was homebase for our equipment for the duration of the project.  We stayed at a hotel in Lacombe and made the commute out here each day.

I wasn’t sure what to expect from the Wagon Wheel Museum.  I had [correctly] assumed it was not a museum about wagon wheels but wasn’t sure what to expect.  Honestly, prior to CAMT I hadn’t had time to explore many of these small off-the-beaten-path museums.  As was a theme on this tour, it ended up being a pleasant…

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