Author Tags: Local History
Born on Saltspring Island, he wrote a history of Rossland's Mines and a history of hydro electricity in southeastern British Columbia. Metalurgical mayhem, murder and political intrigue are all part of the history of West Kootenay Power and Cominco in the region. He teaches at Athabasca University.
Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
Roaring Days: Rossland's Mines and the History of British Columbia
Working Lives: Vancouver, 1886-1986
Roaring Days: Rossland's Mines and the History of B.C. (UBC Press, Vancouver, B.C., 1995)
The Business of Power - Hydro-Electricity in South Eastern British Columbia (Sono Nis Press Press, Victoria, B.C., 1997; 2014) ISBN 1-55039-081-3, $19.95).
Metal Mining in Canada, 1840-1950 (National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 2000)
[BCBW 2003] "Local History" "Mining"