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

By Mark Kozub, Janice Kozub

Ahead of turning into the oil capital of the country, Calgary used to be 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 top left to the trapper and trader.

Nurtured through a feeling of imaginative and prescient and the sweat of fine out of date exertions, Calgary grew, and has now blossomed right into a world-class cosmopolitan urban famous for its burgeoning oil and gasoline undefined, its famed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 much more. via sixty-five excellent black and white images and fascinating storytelling, the authors take the reader again to the time of the "real" cowboys, to the times while the streetcar looked like technological know-how fiction, throughout the melancholy, the nice wars, the days of increase, bust, and restoration. We revisit the movers, the shakers, and the honourable daily those who became this "cow town" right into a urban worthy bragging approximately.

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