Don Blake chronicled the rise and fall of a mining town established in the 1920s near Princeton in Blakeburn: From Dust to Dust. He has also detailed the hard rock mining history along the highway connecting New Denver to Kaslo in Valley of the Ghosts: The History along Hwy 31A, B.C. [BCBW 1995]


Blakeburn: From Dust to Dust: the Rise and Fall of a Coal Mining Town (D. Blake, 1985)
The Valley of the Ghosts, Hwy. 31A B.C. (Vernon: Wayside Press, 1988)
Valley of the Ghosts - the History Along Highway 31A, B.C. (Sandhill Book Marketing, 1990)

[BCBW 2003] "Mining" "Local History"