A Video at Youtube.com on the development of Drumheller:
Take a guided tour beginning with photographs of Drumheller as a coal mining town and ending with Drumheller as a major thriving tourist center.
Drumheller, "the dinosaur capital of Canada" is a tourist center which can be
Near Drumheller is the world class Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, and next to the museum is a walking trail.
Below is a photo of a very popular Saturday afternoon guided tour which follows that trail through the badlands.
To photos and information on the walking trail
A Record of
The Dinosaur Capital of Canada is now home to
[October 26, 1999]
While driving through the valley, I noticed new mini-dinosaurs that seemed to be everywhere.
Photos of valley
Photos of the badlands
Some photos of the fifteen to twenty strange looking dinosaur replicas that are located here, there, and everywhere (7 photos for 57 kb).
The Off Season:
We enjoyed the valley much more when we were there on September 7th, because it wasn't as hot or as busy as it is in the summer.
On a cool September day the weather seemed perfect. The badlands reflected the heat of the sun, and we were down in the valley, shielded from the cool wind.
The Giant T-Rex
The new T-Rex didn't have any arms in July of 2000, so someone had to be hoisted up to scratch him when he got an itch. As you see, he really enjoys it.
Here are photos of the building of
We finish off this page with a few little historical photos,
You might also want to view an early photo of Sam Drumheller
in his Cadilac! The labeling on the Glenbow photograph said,
"Early Cadillac driven by Sam Drumheller down the Red Deer river on
the ice from Red Deer." His photo can be found at the bottom of the
Drumheller thumbnail photo gallery.
For two easy to read action Dinosaur stories for children,
try the Doomore and Chipper Stories.
©2001 Brian M. Brown All rights reserved. All photographs are marked with almost invisible identifiers.
Visitors from Mar. 20, 1999