"A wonderful book about hard work and quiet heroism."
Virginia Byfield, Alberta Report
"The photographs are immediately engaging, vividly detailed, attention absorbing portraits of men and women in their work environments and in their homes and gardens."
Nancy Tousley, Calgary Herald
Winner of the 1994 Gold Award for Excellence in Printing, Alberta Gallery of Superb Printing. The book contains portraits of more than 300 people with accompanying stories providing a social, cultural and industrial history of miners and mines.