N 49° 28.900 W 120° 44.500
10U E 663574 N 5483453
Quick Description: Remnants of an old mining town, high in the BC mountains.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 8/3/2011 7:14:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMC77B
Blakeburn was a coal mining town, high on Lodestone Mountain in the interior of BC. At one time it supported a pipe band, a hockey team, and a 3 room school. It is now mostly forgotten and slipping back into the earth. A concerned group of local citizens is attempting to have it designated as a historic site.
Reason for Abandonment: Economic
Date Abandoned: 1/1/1940
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