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Encyclopedia of ghost towns & mining camps of British Columbia

Thomas William Paterson

Encyclopedia of ghost towns & mining camps of British Columbia

by Thomas William Paterson

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Published by Stagecoach Pub. in Langley, B.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • British Columbia,
  • British Columbia.
    • Subjects:
    • Ghost towns -- British Columbia.,
    • Mining camps -- British Columbia.,
    • British Columbia -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: v. 1, p. 164-165.

      StatementT. W. Paterson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1087.8 .P37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4197335M
      ISBN 100889830258
      LC Control Number80476204
      OCLC/WorldCa6426287

      The trail follows an abandoned railway line and road grade to the ghost town of Coal Creek, a once bustling mining community of up to 1, residents form to Walk, jog or mountain bike this trail and enjoy the splendor of nature while discovering the rich heritage of the area.   British Columbia experienced several gold rushes throughout the latter half of the s – some large, some small. With the influx of miners and their families, as well as entrepreneurs looking to capitalize on the miners’ new prosperity, new towns sprung up across the province. Some of these towns boomed, while others only lasted as long as the prospectors remained in the : Michaela Ludwig.

      This site provides extensive reference information for books and authors pertaining to British Columbia, including an on-line archive of BC BookWorld, Canada's largest-circulation independent publication about books. View latest issue Encyclopedia of Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of British Columbia. Stagecoach Pub., Vancouver Island. This website is dedicated to all those forgotten communities, which whether due to lousy planning, impossible dreams, or rotten luck, just didn't make it.

        Gold Rush, Railroad, Silver, British Columbia Boom towns gone bust. BC collection "smalls" From BC Historian John Mitchell The author was a professor at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado and began visiting old mining camps in the Boulder area in the s and s and eventually visited most of the ghost towns in Colorado, sketching them. The second book Tailings is mostly letters and other information elicted by the first book.


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