Abandoned Manitoba

Director: Gordon Goldsborough, Graham Street & Shaun Cameron
Genre: Entertainment

Join local author and historian, Gordon Goldsborough, as he unearths the stories behind some of Manitoba’s least known historic sites.

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Episodes

Episode 1 - Negrych Homestead

In 1899, the Negrychs built a house like the ones in their Ukrainian homeland. Their descendants lived ‘off the grid’ in it into the 1990s.

Episode 2 - Paulson Bombing and Gunnery School

This base trained pilots, gunners, and observers for service overseas during WWII. Remains of its runways, roads, and buildings are still readably visible.

Episode 3 - Fallout Reporting Posts

At the height of the Cold War, underground bunkers were built across Canada to monitor radiation levels after a nuclear bombing. We find and explore two of them.

Episode 4 - Holmfield Flour Mill

A mill at Holmfield was built to grind locally-grown wheat into flour. With all its machinery intact inside, the mill is the oldest one in western Canada.

Episode 5 - Flat Warehouse

Before there were grain elevators there were flat warehouses. We follow the last flat warehouse on the prairies as it moves to the Manitoba Agricultural Museum.

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