The Princeton Coal Field British Columbia

CIM Bulletin, 1947


SITUATED 182 miles east of Vancouver, on the Kettle Valley branch of the Canadian Pacific railway, the Princeton coal field is readily accessible to the Coast markets . The area covers approximately forty square miles and present indications are that the deposits should contain at least 300,000,- 000 tons of coal. Comparatively little development has yet taken place in this coal field. Since the commencement of recorded output, the collieries operating in this area have produced 1,640,518 tons of coal.