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Additional Resources

Alberta's Coal Industry 1919Alberta Coal Mining Industry Commission. Alberta's Coal Industry 1919. Calgary : Alberta Records Publication Board, Historical Society of Alberta. 1978.

Coalhurst History Society. Our treasuredOur Treasured Heritage A History of Coalhurst and District heritage : a history of Coalhurst and district. Lethbridge, Alberta : Coalhurst History Society. 1984.

 Crowsnest and its peopleCrowsnest Pass Historical Society. Crowsnest and its People. Coleman, Alberta: Crowsnest Pass Historical Society. 1990.Crowsnest and Its People Millennium Edition

Crowsnest Pass Historical Society. Crowsnest and Its People Millennium ed. Book III. Coleman, Alberta: Crowsnest Pass Historical Society 2000.

Diamond City Historical Society. The History of Diamond City and Commerce. Diamond City Historical Society. n.d.

Donaldson-Yarmey, Joan. Back Roads of Southern Alberta. Edmonton, Alberta: Lone Pine Publishing. 1992.

Drumheller Valley Historical Association. The Hills of Home. Drumheller, Alberta: Drumheller Valley Historical Association. 1973.

Elves, Joanne. Explore Southern Alberta with Joanne Elves. Calgary, Alberta: Rocky Mountain Books. 1999.

On the Edge of Destruction Canada's Deadliest RockslideField, Monica and McIntyre, David. On the Edge of Destruction: Canada's Deadliest Rockslide. Crowsnest Pass, AB Frank Slide interpretive centre, 2003

Fryer, Harold. Ghost Towns of Alberta. Langley, British Columbia: Stagecoach Publishing Company. 1976

Fryer, Harold. Ghost Towns of Southern Alberta. Surray, British Columbia: Heritage House Publishing. 1982.

Gadd, Ben. Bankhead, the twenty year town. Calgary, Alberta: Coal Association of Canada in cooperation with Canadian Parks Service. 1989.

The Valley of the Dinosaurs Its Families and Coal MinesHlady, Ernest. The Valley of the Dinosaurs : Its Families and Coal Mines. East Coulee, Alberta: East Coulee Community Association. 1988.

Hurt, Les. Bibliography of the Crowsnest Pass. Unpublished report, Historic Sites Service, Alberta Community Development, no date.Lethbridge Its Coal Industry

Johnston, Alex, Keith G. Gladwyn and L. Gregory Ellis.  Lethbridge:  Its Coal Industry. Lethbridge. Lethbridge: City of Lethbridge, 1989, Occasional Paper No. 20, The Lethbridge Historical Society. 

A World Apart The Crowsnest Communities of Alberta and British ColumbiaNorton, Wayne and Tom Langford. A World Apart: The Crowsnest Communities of Alberta and British Columbia. Kamloops, BC: Plateau Press, 2002.The Forgotten Side of the Border British Columbia's Elk Valley and Crowsnest Pass

Norton, Wayne and Naomi Miller. The Forgotten Side of the Border.  Kamloops, BC: Plateau Press, 1998.

It's a Miner's Life! A social history of the Drumheller Valley coal minersRussell, J.E. It's a Miner's Life. East Coulee, Alberta: Atlas Coal Mine Historical Society. 1995.Legacy Magazine

Van de Vyvere, Carolynn. “Grassi Lakes and the Grassi Trail.” Legacy Magazine Fall 2003, p. 44

Woodward, Ron. Woodward, Meredith Bain. British Columbia Interior. Banff & Vancouver: Altitude Publishing, 1993.

William N. T. Wylie. Coal-Mining Landscapes:  Commemorating coal mining in Alberta and southeastern British Columbia. Unpublished Report: Historical Services Branch, Parks Canada, 2001.

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