Ghost Town Stories of Alberta Abandoned Dreams in the Shadows of the Canadian Rockies Amazing Stories by Johnnie Bachusky
Today, many of the historic coal-mining communities of the Rocky Mountains are uninhabited ghost towns. Yet behind the crumbled ruins are tales of perseverance, danger and romance. A devastating mine explosion on Halloween shatters the lives of mining families in Nordegg. The miners of Mountain Park build a hockey rink still celebrated in local lore. A young immigrant couple in Mercoal establishes a successful business only to have their love story sadly cut short. These 11 dramatic and poignant ghost-town tales are sure to fascinate all who love pioneer history.
Ghost Town Stories of Alberta: Abandoned Dreams in the Shadows of the Canadian Rockies Amazing Stories by Johnnie Bachusky 9781926936185 BISAC: HIS006000 BISAC: JNF025050 BISAC: BIO006000 ebook
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