Johnnie Bachusky is an award-winning journalist who has explored hundreds of ghost towns across western and northern Canada since the late 1990s. He has written dozens of ghost-town and heritage-related articles for newspapers and magazines in Canada. His heritage photography has been featured in national and international publications, and he has been consulted and featured in many television and film documentaries. As well, he is the co-creator of three acclaimed websites about ghost towns in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia, as well as the heritage photography site Silent Structures. His photography of pioneer wooden grain elevators is also featured on many websites, including Grain Elevators of Canada. He lives in Red Deer, Alberta.