Downtown Saskatoon by Reg Natarajan, via Flickr

I had a five hour stopover in Saskatoon the other day. Rather than sit in the airport, I grabbed a rental car and drove around a bit.

Birks Building (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) by courthouselover, via Flickr

Saskatoon, with residents, is the largest city in the Province of Saskatchewan.

Saskatoon Berries | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

A Novel Berry From Canada Takes Root On Michigan Farms Saskatoon berries, great niche northern climate crop.

South Saskatchewan River, Weir, Saskatoon by Adammart, via Flickr

The weir on the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Old Eaton's Store | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

This neo-Renaissance style building was originally Saskatoon's Eaton's department store from 1928 until when Eaton's moved to the Midtown Plaza. It served as the Army & Navy department store until and now it's home to the Saskatoon Public School Board.

Saskatoon-3 by, via Flickr

Saskatoon-3 by, via Flickr

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The Bessborough Hotel in downtown Saskatoon.

Saskatoon, SK train station by kla4067, via Flickr

Built in 1907 by Canadian Pacific. Now used by several retail businesses. Via Rail Canada serves Saskatoon, but uses a new station a few km away.

Public School Board | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Public School Board | Flickr - Photo Sharing!