Raley Alberta Grain Elevator

We went on an even more epic 2600km journey over 2 days to end our grand driving season. Any later into October and snow will likely be a very real issue driving out to these remote places without a truck. So, we’re probably done for the year for road trips with the exception of short runs out to Banff and area.

Our twenty first and last stop was Raley. Raley is widely believed to be the oldest elevator left in Alberta. I had originally intended to visit Fort Macleod and Stavely as well, but nightfall was coming and heavy clouds didn’t help visibility, so I decided to end the trip here and head on home. On October 13, 2013 we started in the dark in Mayerthorpe and ended in the dark (15 elevators later) in Raley. A small part of Alberta had been visited that day.

Well, that’s it for long road trips this season. We might try to visit some of the more accessible elevators in the Winter, but certainly no venturing too far onto gravel roads or secondary highways. Thank you to anyone looking at these photos, I had a great time taking them.


Raley Alberta Grain Elevator

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