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Archive for April, 2018|Monthly archive page

The Inkspot 1962

In Alix, Alberta, Business, School on April 30, 2018 at 2:33 PM

Alix High School Yearbook, The Inkspot, 1962 Advertising supporters:

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In Alix, Alberta on April 29, 2018 at 10:18 AM

Local History Came Alive

 

at the Alix Wagon Wheel Museum

              

on Thursday, April 26th

 

as Live History Theatre Company presented…

 

“Circa”

(based on Alix characters and events)

 

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Alix Remember When?

In Alix, Alberta on April 27, 2018 at 12:50 PM

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Alix Railway History

In Alix, Alberta on April 23, 2018 at 9:29 AM

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At one time, Alix had three railways.  Its first one was the C.P.R. line from Lacombe to Coronation; its second was the Grand Trunk Pacific branch line from Tofield to Calgary.  The C.N.R. eventually took over the G.T.P. and the Canadian Northern.

At the Alix Wagon Wheel Museum, visitors can learn more about the railway history of this area and see historical photos of railway construction and early railway accident that occurred near here.  There are books and narratives of railway history available for browsing.

 

Alix: Remember When?

In Alix, Alberta on April 20, 2018 at 12:43 PM

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Haysweep

In Alix, Alberta, Images, Museums, Pioneer Farming, Pioneer tools & Machinery, Settlers on April 16, 2018 at 8:42 AM

Getting hay from field to stack involved using a haysweep which moved the hay from the windrow.  At each end of the haysweep, the whippletree was attached to a horse.  The haysweep was also known as a buck rake, folderstack or hayfork.

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Alix History from “Our Little Town”

In Alix, Alberta, Business, School on April 13, 2018 at 5:08 PM

This is from a copy of a booklet originally printed by a spirit duplicator.  It was a grade 10 and 11 school assignment in the late 1970s or early 1980s.

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Correction on Live History

In Alix, Alberta on April 11, 2018 at 9:04 AM

April 26 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Live History at Alix Wagon Wheel Museum

In Alix, Alberta on April 11, 2018 at 8:48 AM

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photo of Alix (Alice) Westhead after whom the Village was named.

Live History Theatre Company presents “Circa”, at 3p.m and 7pm Thurs. April 26 at the museum.  Tickets $5 Contact D. Peterson 403-747-2584 or E Meehan 403=7882218 or email alixmuseum@gmail.com. Intended audience: adult.  Refreshments served.

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Alix Free Press

In Alix, Alberta, Images on April 9, 2018 at 10:54 AM

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The museum has many years worth of copies of the Alix Free Press and other Alix publications.