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Many postcards of Calgary are taken atop this vantage point. Across the Elbow river and in the foreground is Calgary's Stampede grounds with the iconic Saddledome, a hockey rink that is home to the Calgary Flames. The building's design is inspired by a horse's saddle (Calgary is in the heart of Cowboy country after all). In the background is Calgary's ever changing skyline, fuelled by the booming oil and gas industry. The Calgary Tower has been a fixture of the skyline since the late 1960s. It houses a revolving restaurant that gives impressive views of the sprawling city and mountains that are due west of town.

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Additional Photos by Caleb Ficner (kwekwekan) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 127 W: 10 N: 165] (1022)
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