By Snowshoe, Buckboard and Steamer
Women of the British Columbia Frontier
The vivid, personal accounts of four women who lived and travelled as settlers in early British Columbia
“…a cloud passing away from the face of the moon revealed a band of wild horses bearing down upon us at a full gallop. As they came near and saw us they divided into two groups, passing by on either side. Had the moon not come out they would...
Coal Dust in My Blood
Autobiography of a Coal Miner
The men who worked British Columbia's mines have passed into history. Coal Dust In My Blood is a moving account of one coal miner's life, in plain, evocative language. But this book is much more than a personal memoir. Bill Johnstone's mining career spanned several decades and he worked in a wide variety of positions. His broad insights reveal...Read more »