The Rosedeer Hotel opened 1913 in the dusty boomtown of Wayne, Alberta. Back then, the population swelled to over 2,500 but since the mines closed up in the 1950s it has dipped to just over two dozen.
Over the last 30 years proprietor Fred Dayman, who bought the place from his mother (his uncle owning it before that) has been reviving this ghost town, and the Rosedeer’s Last Chance Saloon is at its very core.

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