Abandoned Manitoba

Abandoned Manitoba

Gordon Goldsborough


From Residential Schools to Bank Vaults to Grain Elevators

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Travel with Gordon Goldsborough from Rapid City School to Mallard Lodge to Union Stockyards and many places in between as the author helps us reclaim some of our long-lost heritage. This full colour, richly illustrated book looks at abandoned sites around Manitoba, describing their features, what caused them to be abandoned, and what they tell us about the history of the province.

The Winnipeg Free Press ran an extended excerpt from the book on October 29, 2016. Read it here.

2016, #1 Manitoba Bestseller – McNally Robinson

Now available as an audiobook

For other stories of Manitoba’s hidden history, check out More Abandoned Manitoba


Additional Information

Weight 0.907 kg
Dimensions 25 × 22 × 1.5 cm


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About the Author

Gordon Goldsborough

GORDON GOLDSBOROUGH is an aquatic ecologist in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Manitoba, and a former director of the Delta Marsh Field Station. An active member of the Manitoba Historical Society, Goldsborough has written two previous books and is presently doing a weekly radio series on CBC entitled “Abandoned Manitoba.”