The next stop is at Fernie, a town of but seven years of age and in that short time has become the center for the coal mining industry for this portion of B. C. The mines round about are practically inexhaustible. The town nestles at the foot of some of the most lofty heights in the region, and the most picturesque and interesting of them all is the group of snow mantled crags which are popularly known as the Three Sisters. They seem to stand sentinel like, their vast and frowning heights silently guarding the little City.


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