Here you will find personal recollections and photographs of Ray Cooley's boyhood in Chinook, Alberta, Canada during the Great Depression of the 1930's.
The stories include reminiscences of pranks at school, Ray's first gun, Jolly Time popcorn, Philco radios, coal furnaces, gophers, hoboes, the Canadian National Railway, outdoor and indoor toilets, country schools, spring on the prairie and many other memories.

Chinook Maps Travelling in Southern Alberta
My Parents and the Early Days Canadian National Railway
The Great Depression Weapons and Hunting
School Days Liquor Laws and the Beer Parlour
Spring on the Prairie Photographs
Family Home in Chinook Poetry
United Church in Chinook The Author

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