Bighorn Heritage Books

Public Viewing


The Heritage Resources Committee has purchased books related to the municipality. The books are available for the public to view at the office only.

Books Available


  • A Historical Perspective of Selected Areas of the Municipal District of Bighorn, Alberta: Ghost River Valley, Ranchlands (PDF) - Karen J. Clark
  • The Alberta Forest Service 1930 - 2005 - P.J. Murphy, R.E. Stevenson, D. Quintilio, S Fedinand
  • Bighill Country Cochrane and Area - Cochrane and Area Historical Society
  • The Buffalo Head - R.M. Patterson
  • The Cowboy Legend - John Jennings
  • Exshaw Cement Plant 100 Years - Foundations for the Future - Jenn Lutz, Rob Alexander
  • Exshaw Heart of the Valley - Dene Cooper, Rob Alexander
  • Far Pastures - R.M. Patterson
  • Her Worship The Mayor - Sharon Thorogood
  • History of Canmore - Rob Alexander
  • The Kananaskis Valley - Hikers' and K-C Skiers' Guide - Ruth Oltman
  • Lizzie Rummel - Baroness of the Canadian Rockies - Ruth Oltmann
  • McDougall Stoney Mission Site - Guide to an Interpretive Walk - McDougall Stoney Mission Society
  • Mission to the Stoneys - Robert MacDonald
  • More Bighill Country 1945 - 1980 - Cochrane Historical and Archival Preservation Society
  • My Valley the Kananaskis - Ruth Oltmann
  • Powering Generations - The TransAlta Story, 1911-2011 - Robert Page, David A. Finch
  • Ruthie's Trails A Lifetime of Adventure - Ruth Oltmann
  • TransAlta Utilities 75 Years of Progress
  • The Valley of Rumors - Kananaskis - Ruth Oltmann
  • Wilderness and Waterpower - How Banff National Park Became a Hydroelectric Storage Reservoir - Christopher Young, H.V. Nelles
  • "Yust" Ole - Ole Olson

Collection Development


We would be interested to know about other Bighorn heritage books. Please contact us if you know of one.