Industry & Land
Stories from the Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village Archives
LUNDBRECK’S COAL MINING HERITAGE
Lundbreck’s economic fortunes flowed and ebbed with the ups and downs of the local coal mining industry.
THE BERG COAL MINE
The coal industry of southwestern Alberta included numerous mines situated outside the Crowsnest Pass itself.
HARRAD'S QUARRY, and CHARLES & ELIZA HARRAD
Charles Harrad's ranch produced a unique contribution to Pincher Creek's architecture.
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF COAL MINER ANDREW CHRISTIE
One of the most fascinating frontiersmen of southwestern Alberta was that of Andrew Christie whose contributions were in terms of coal mining, trading furs and recording weather conditions
PIONEER TALES OF THE CHRISTIE COAL MINE
The Christie Coal Mine was one of the success stories of coal extraction in the larger Pincher Creek area.
HISTORICAL TRAGEDIES OF THE BEAVER MINES COAL INDUSTRY
Although resource extraction brought economic good times to this settlement nestled in the foothills to the west, local coal mining was not without its tragedies and loss of life.
BEAVER MINES’ RESOURCE HERITAGE: A SAMPLING OF THOSE PRE-FIRST WORLD WAR COAL MINERS
Meet the Coal Miners of Beaver Mines Before the First World War.
DOMINION LAND AGENCY, A.E. COX LAND OFFICE
Arthur Edgar Cox was the premier Dominion Land Agent for this unique southwestern corner of the Canadian Prairies.