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Exploring The Historic Coal Branch

Jane Ross

Exploring The Historic Coal Branch

by Jane Ross

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Rocky Mountain Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Active outdoor pursuits,
  • Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides,
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Alberta,
  • Canada - Western Provinces,
  • Travel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11446194M
    ISBN 100921102836
    ISBN 109780921102830
    OCLC/WorldCa46909357

    Coal Branch mines open southwest of Edson, Alberta. Mountain Park Station, Mountain Park, Alberta, ca. ; small-scale mining had begun in the Coal Branch about , but after the arrival of the railway opened up the region to large-scale mining. The Alberta Coal Branch is the name given to a segment of the Canadian National Railway (originally the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway) and the region through which it is located within Yellowhead County in west-central Alberta, Canada.. Geography. The Coal Branch region encompasses a portion of the eastern slopes and foothills of the Canadian Rockies east of Track gauge: 4 ft 8 ¹⁄₂ in (1, mm) standard gauge.

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      Coal Branch Hotel A Road Trip! The Coal Branch Hotel In Robb Alberta. The Coal Branch Hotel in Robb Alberta. A must to EXPERIENCE on your travels list in Alberta. Well this road trip sure brought me back a few years! Yes, the Coal Branch Hotel actually brought me into a time warp back about 20 years! That’s 20 years before I was even born. Mountain Park is a ghost town in western Alberta, south of Cadomin, elevation feet, at the end of the historic Alberta Coal Branch line of the Canadian National Railway (originally the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway). The road into Mountain Park - an early colour photo.


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Exploring The Historic Coal Branch Paperback – J by Jane Ross (Author), Daniel Kyba (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1).

Exploring The Historic Coal Branch Paperback – June 1 by Daniel Kyba (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). Daniel Kyba loves the outdoors and has hiked in Baffin Island, Greenland, Great Britain, the Himalayas, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Canadian Rockies.

He coauthored Hiking the Historic Crowsnest Pass and Exploring the Historic Coal Branch: A Guide to Jasper’s Front Ranges. Both live in Edmonton, Alberta/5(11).

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South of towns of Hinton and Edson, the foothills and front ranges of Alberta's eastern slopes are known as the Coal Branch. Within its borders lie Cadomin Cave. The Coal Branch book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.2/5(3). Halfway Between Heaven and Earth: A History of the Coal Branch. he Coal Branch began its half century of life in the high settlement period of the Canadian West, as the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroad laid track south of Edson, Alberta.

Tunnelling before the appearance of steel, the mines were producing by year-end The Coal Branch (Calgary: Toni Ross, ), 7.

2 Kyba & Ross, Exploring the Historic Coal Branch (Rocky Mountain Books: ), 3 Ross, Oh. The Coal Branch, 7. 4 Foothills Research Institute, Northern Rockies Highway Guide (Foothills Research Institute,),35 5 Ross, Oh.

The Coal Branch, 9. One by one the coal mining communties of the Coal Branch began to die, and by the late s, the last of the coal mines and their towns were the s, coal mining returned to the Coal Branch, and communities outside the region.

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's Office of Active and Abandoned Mine Operations has collaborated with Pennsylvania State University to produce the Pennsylvania Mine Map Atlas.

This enormous resource contains thousands of detailed coal mine maps that can be overlaid on a variety of base maps for the entire state, including terrain, topographic and. He is also an amateur historian specializing in eastern Europe.

He coauthored Hiking the Historic Crowsnest Pass and Exploring the Historic Coal Branch: A Guide to Jasper’s Front Ranges. Get this from a library. Exploring the historic Coal Branch: a guide to Jasper's front ranges. [Dan Kyba; Jane Ross]. Looking for books by Daniel Kyba. See all books authored by Daniel Kyba, including The David Thompson Highway Hiking Guide – 2nd Edition, and Exploring The Historic Coal Branch, and more on   She coauthored Hiking the Historic Crowsnest Pass and Exploring the Historic Coal Branch: A Guide to Jasper’s Front Ranges.

Daniel Kyba loves the outdoors and has hiked in Baffin Island, Greenland, Great Britain, the Himalayas, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Canadian : Jane Ross. investigates the local geology, socio-economic climate, and broader historical events that have shaped these areas, and how it has impacted modern life and industrial activity.

The areas explored were mostly coal-based economies, which include the Alberta Coal Branch, Banff National Park, Crowsnest Pass, Kananaskis, and Southern Alberta. Jane Ross is a historian who has worked in the heritage resources field for more than 30 years. She has written several social studies textbooks, books on various topics of Alberta history and numerous historical monographs.

Jane has hiked in Baffin Island, Crete, Great Britain, Madeira, New Zealand and the Canadian Rockies. She coauthored Hiking the Historic Crowsnest Pass and Exploring. More editions of Exploring The Historic Coal Branch: Exploring The Historic Coal Branch: ISBN () Softcover, Rocky Mountain Books, The Coal Branch produced 22% of the province’s overall coal production inthe region’s peak year of production.

Coal Branch mines all had associated workcamps. Some of these camps, such as Mountain Park, Cadomin, Luscar, Robb, Mercoal, Foothills and Lovett, grew to become townsites, some of them quite large. For those interested in world history, this book fills in many blanks. It is a pleasurable read, full of innumerable factoids and insights about how coal has affected human history.

It also adds information about the transition from England to the U.S., one that involves coal, wood and the increasing thrust for power. I've read other books on coal/5(63). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Exploring The Historic Coal Branch at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

Coal mining continues near Luscar, producing coking coal for export to Asian steel mills, but most of the workforce lives to the north in Edson and Hinton. References. °N °W. Notes and References. Book: Kyba. Daniel. Jane. Ross. Exploring the historic Coal Branch.

Rocky Mountain Books. Calgary, Alberta. Book."Amazingly thorough, obsessively comprehensive documentation of coal mines and coal mining towns in the Appalachian mountain area. " - Encyclopedia of Forlorn Places. Thank you to all who bought my photo books "Exploring Appalachia's Coalfields" and "Exploring the Rust Belt." They are now out- of-print.

If you "borrow" pictures created by me.Tours in Coal Branch, NB - plus lots of other great things to do with kids. It is the place to come tent or RV at a family campground while exploring all that the Annapolis Valley has to offer - Bay of Fundy, Halls Harbour, Grande Pre, vineyards and orchards galore.

Amazing history! Miles from Coal Branch. Exploramer Discovering the.