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Category: Longview

Campfire Coffee

Thick, strong, and strangely aromatic, campfire coffee was the staple of many cattle drives in the prairies and is still…

The Percherons of Bar U

“These horse may be from the original Bar U Percheron line. Most horses in this part of Alberta have some…

Bar U Ranch

In the middle of the Cowboy Trail, about 15km outside Longview, Alberta, is the Bar U Ranch — one of…

The Cowboy Trail

From Mayerthorpe to Cardston, this is Alberta’s Cowboy Trail, so named after the 700km excursion that runs along the foothills…

Longview and the Navajo Mug

Stop 3 (coffee) on the Cool Little Town Tour was Longview, known for being the home of Ian Tyson and…

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