RidgeRadio Archive … here you can find some of the Sessions you may have missed … just added the Pranks Session with Christina Myers from the 2nd of April … some great prank stories, as well as some really interesting online aspects of the Ottawa Occupation and the people working against it that you never heard about in the news … and of course I had to write a song about it !
SESSIONS … every Saturday at 2:00 pm Pacific time … musicians, writers, and storytellers in session with Wayne.
ROSSLAND TALKING TOURS … every Sunday at 2:00 pm Pacific time … voices from Rossland’s past, going all the way back to folks who came here in the 1890s … from the Jack McDonald Collection, as well as from Wayne’s own collection. Coming up over the next few weeks we’ll have
<> Last Train To Rossland … In 1966 a few months after CPR shut the track down, Jack McDonald got on the train with his tape recorder in Tadnac for the last run to the top of the track in Rossland to start removing track at the top of the Wye. A couple days later, on the last run into the yard Harry Lefevre hosted the track removal ceremony, also caught on Jack’s tape recorder.
<> Falaise Lake Tunnel … In 1971 Jack and his tape recorder accompanied a group of men into the drainage tunnel which drained the mines down to the 800 foot level … no one had been below the 300 foot level since Cominco shut the mines down in the 1920s.
<> Mt Roberts … In 1968 Jack took his tape recorder to the top of Mount Roberts and spoke of the geology of his view as he turned 160 degrees … he happened to capture a blast at the mine, which was still operating at the time and left behind the Pits on the west side of Red Mt
CAMPFIRE SONGS … every Monday at 2 pm Pacific time … Wayne plays some old time songs, one voice and one guitar, live and unplugged, and then an old time radio play. This Monday we’ll have Gunsmoke
I go on-air at 1:45 pm with pre-recorded music so you can tune in a little early to catch the beginning of the show, which starts promptly at 2:00 pm. When I’m on-air you can tune in here : RidgeRadio Player