In the fall term of 2016 students in Katharine Rollwagen's History 340 (Public History) class were asked to write introductory essays describing the mines identified in The Coal Tyee History Project. These essays are collected here, and will serve as a base for other upcoming projects

Recent Submissions

  • Harewood Mine and Beban Mine 

    Ryvers, Lucas; Martin, Tiana (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Harewood & Beban mines.
  • Bright Mine and Granby Mine 

    Ruscoff, Angela; Willgress, Tanner (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Bright & Granby mines.
  • Reserve Mine 

    Chumsa-Jones, James (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Reserve mine.
  • Brechin Mine 

    Todd, Amanda (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Brechin mine.
  • No.5 Shaft 

    Goglin, Anthony (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Number 5 mine shaft.
  • Douglas Mine 

    Charlebois, Catherine (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Douglas mine.
  • Morden Mine 

    Bonner, Avery (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Morden mine.
  • White Rapids Mine and No.8 Mine 

    Tschritter, Sam; Igbuya, Erhomo (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the White Rapids and Number 8 mines.
  • Wakesiah Mine and Jinglepot Mine 

    Crowe, Susan; D’Andrea, Eric (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Wakesiah and Jinglepot mines.
  • Newcastle Mine 

    Williams, Carly (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Newcastle mine.
  • Richardson Mine 

    Williams, Jessica (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Richardson mine.
  • Fiddick Mine 

    Patterson, Louis (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Fiddick mine.
  • No.10 Mine and Alexandria Mine 

    Williamson, Riley; Jackson, Rachel (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Number 10 & Alexandria mines.
  • No.3 Mine and No.4 Mine 

    Hartwig, Vadah; MacDonald, Kayla (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Number 3 & Number 4 mines.
  • Extension Mine 

    Hamilton, Jesse (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Extension mine.
  • No.6 Mine 

    McCollor, Alex (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Number 6 mine.
  • No.1 Mine 

    Campbell, Janice (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016)
    Summary of the Number 1 Mine.