Ghost Town Stories of Alberta

Ghost Town Stories of Alberta

Abandoned Dreams in the Shadows of the Canadian Rockies

eBook - 2009
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Today, many of the historic coal-mining communities of the Rocky Mountains are uninhabited ghost towns. Yet behind the crumbled ruins are tales of perseverance, danger and romance. A devastating mine explosion on Halloween shatters the lives of mining families in Nordegg. The miners of Mountain Park build a hockey rink still celebrated in local lore. A young immigrant couple in Mercoal establishes a successful business only to have their love story sadly cut short. These 11 dramatic and poignant ghost-town tales are sure to fascinate all who love pioneer history.

Publisher: Victoria, B.C. : Heritage House Pub. Co., 2009.
ISBN: 9781926936185
1926936183
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill., map, port.

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