Black Diamond

Jason Trotter
June 2007
Steel

Standing forefront in this image is four unidentified men posing near a coal mine shaft. A key to Lethbridge’s initial boom, coal mines generated work for many young men and brought people to the city. Black Diamond features “Galt Coal” which was a leader in the coal mining industry and helped to forge Lethbridge into the city we enjoy today.

Black Diamond is one of three in a series of murals by Trotter that acknowledge the past of Lethbridge through his rendering of historical photographs.

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