Cobalt Mining Legacy

Books about the Cobalt Area

A Guide to Historic Cobalt by P. Fancy (1994) Sponsored by Temiskaming Abitibi Heritage Association.

Cobalt in Retrospect and Rhyme: Poems and Legends of Cobalt by Dorothy Farmiloe, with illustrations by Muriel Newton-White and Lionel Venne (2003). Published by the Highway Bookshop, Cobalt.

Cobalt, The Town with a Silver Lining by L. Brown (1974). Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources.

Cobalt: A Pictorial History of the Development of Silver Mining by D. Baldwin and J.A. Dunn (1988). Published by the Highway Bookshop, Cobalt.

Fortunes in the Ground: Cobalt, Porcupine and Kirkland Lake by Michael Barnes (1986). Published by Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario.

From a London Pub to Mine Finder: Silver Miller Mines by Gladys Wilcox. Published by the Highway Bookshop, Cobalt.

Harvest from the Rock, by Philip Smith (1986). Published by MacMillan of Canada.

Industrial Cathedrals of the North written by Charlie Angus with photos by Louie Palu (1999). Co-published by Between the Lines and Prise de parole.

Killer in the Bush: The Great Fires of Northeastern Ontario” Michael Barnes (2004). Published by the Highway Book Shop, Cobalt.

Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec by A. Sabina (1973) Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report. 73-13.

Silver and Gold: Pictorial Souvenir of the Mines of Northern Ontario originally published by the Cobalt Daily Nugget in 1916. Reprinted by Highway Book Shop, Cobalt.

Silver Centre by Peter Fancy (1985). Published by the Highway Bookshop, Cobalt.

Silver Centre Rediscovered by Peter Fancy. Published by the Highway Bookshop, Cobalt.

The Tri-Towns: Cobalt, Haileybury and New Liskeard by Michael Barnes (2000). Published by the Highway Bookshop, Cobalt.

We Lived a Life and Then Some by Charlie Angus and Brit Griffin (1996) Published by Between the Lines.

Yankee Takeover at Cobalt by J.P. Murphy (1977). Published by the Highway Bookshop, Cobalt.