Uranium City: Photo Essay in Omnitown

Wrecked House, Uranium City
Wrecked House, Uranium City

Uranium City is one of the most unique, and beautiful, places in the province

With a population anywhere from 70-200 people (depending on who you talk to), Uranium City doesn’t really qualify as a ghost town. Except for the fact that it had a population of 5,000 people in the 1980s.

It’s like an entire community was left behind, amenities and all. But there are still people holding on, ekeing out a living amongst untamed forest and the ruins that are slowly being reclaimed.

Located on the nearly-unreachable top shelf of the province, the community is located on the northern shores of Lake Athabasca over 700 km northwest of Prince Albert.

It’s probably one of the most unique, and beautiful, places in Saskatchewan.

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