A Father's Story

Father’s Day is fast approaching and that means that many of us may be reflecting upon our special fond memories of our Dad’s. Most of us have a treasure of stored memories that we carry with us, and as the years go by, those memories become more precious to us. This year, we’d like to share a very special story about Aspen Crossing’s owner, Jason Thornhill and his Dad, Bill. In fact, it was Bill that shared this treasured experience for this story! Aspen Crossing came about being a train themed destination by pure osmosis. It wasn’t until Jason went to University to study horticulture where he learned about the pivotal role the railways and horticulture played in drawing settlers to the wes

Train Days!

The origin of Father’s Day is said to be traced back over 4,000 years back to the ruins of Babylon. There are many theories surrounding various origins, dating back to the early 1900’s, but whatever the date it began, it is a time to for us to reflect and acknowledge all the wonderful things that Dad’s do for us! Not only when we are young and need a strong shoulder and wise words of wisdom. It seems that no matter how old we get we never seem to outgrow our paternal bonds. So once again, in honour of Father’s Day, we are pleased to offer our annual Father’s Day Brunch in our Dining Car. Brunch seating’s will be available on Saturday & Sunday, June 20th & 21st. Call for reservations. It’

Aspen Crossing Railway Prairie Tour

If you have been following us at all on Facebook, Twitter , or here on the website, by now you’ll know that our new Aspen Crossing Railway has just completed its 3rd weekend of train tours. Our base train theme is our Prairie tour, one we take much pride in. Not since 2002, has the train tracks in Mossleigh seen a moving train on its silver rails, other than for train car storage, being shunted down the lines. Thank goodness, the train tracks were salvaged from becoming scrap metal. It’s been 6 long years in the making, but Aspen Crossing has now turned the dream and vision into reality, to also include insight into Southern Alberta’s agricultural grass roots! Our Prairie tour is a very spe

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Mossleigh, AB  T0L 1P0

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