Jim Pearson documented thousands of elevators, collecting information from libraries, academic and corporate books and reports, provincial and national archives and hundreds of one-on-one interviews.  |  Johnnie Bachusky photo

Bold vator mission comes to a close

Alberta man dies after dedicating his life to protecting the heritage of country grain elevators on the Prairies

More than 17 years ago, when Jim Pearson was having dinner with his parents, he had a sudden notion. He’d been angry since the 9/11 terrorist bombings in New York City several months earlier. A few days after the attack his mother had surgery for breast cancer. Several weeks after 9/11, the Alberta Wheat Pool […] Read more