Our sincerest thank you's to our interviewees who took the time and effort with us to have their stories told. Thank you for allowing us the priveledge of being invited into your lives, for sharing with us a glimpse of the past, the present, and the future. We would also like to thank those that were able to help us with information about mining towns and the flavour of the times who have not had their stories published.
We would like to sincerely thank those who shared their photos andmemorbilia with us.
Of the many books that have been written on the history of mining on Vancouver Island, here are a few of our favourites:
|A West Coast Community Zeballos, B.C.||Davis, Mason|
|A Friendly Port, A History of Union Bay, 1880-1960||Glover-Geidt, Janette, 1934-|
|Boss Whistle: The coal miners of Vancouver Island remember||Bowen, Lynne, 1940-|
|Coal Dust in My Blood: The Autobiography of a Coal Miner||Johnstone, Bill, 1908-|
|Ghost towns & mining camps of Vancouver Island||Paterson, T.W.(Thomas William), 1943-|
|The Coal Tyee Society Presents Three Dollar Dreams||Bowen, Lynne, 1940-|
|The Story of Island Copper||Aspinall, Craig, 1938-|
|BC Museum of Mining||http://www.bcmuseumofmining.org|
|Lucky Jim (Granite Bay)||http://collections.ic.gc.ca/momentintime|
|Ministry of Energy and Mines||http://www.em.gov.bc.ca/Mining|
|Museum at Campbell River||http://www.crmuseum.ca/|
|The Cumberland Museum and Archives||http://www.cumberlandmuseum.ca|