mining songs, music, photographs Lawrence Chrismas Photography

sold out

  • An absorbing collection of 150 black and white duotone photographs.
  • Documents more than 300 mining people in 80 Alberta locations including 40 operating mines.
  • Accompanying biographical and historical stories recorded in interviews.
  • Book has received two awards for printing quality.
  • First edition nearly sold out.

  • "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.