Glenbow Archives Calgary/NA-3227-2
Bodies of six newly arrived English men are being taken to the cemetery. The men were killed in 1907 in a fire at the Strathcona Coal Company.

Courtesy: Public Archives of Canada (C 56689), McDermid's Studios, Ltd., Edmonton



In Cadomin, Alberta, coal miners and their families live in log cabins. Mining is dirty, dangerous work. Accidents are common and the work is hard. Many immigrants travel to mining areas in Alberta, where there are lots of jobs. Is your character interested?