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Following the Boulder Train: Travels with Prospectors and Rock Doctors
by Tom Henry
Mining is BC's second largest industry but you'd never know it to visit any BC bookstore. Books on logging, fishing, and tourism are there in abundance, but the subject of mining is practically untouched. As Tom Henry proves beyond a doubt in this lively volume, it is not for any lack of wonderful stories about the men and women who have been bitten by the rock-chipping bu ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Harbour Publishing
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I enjoyed this look into prospecting in BC. The narrative strayed a bit in places with some off-topic things (I think maybe because it would have been too short (and dull to the casual reader) if random side-stories weren't included) but on the whole it was informative.