Welcome to White Mountain Publications

White Mountain Publications is a small Northern Ontario press having published over 400 titles over the years, specializing in non-fiction and especially local histories. Our store at 50 Silver Street, Cobalt, Ontario offers our current titles and a large selection of gently pre-loved books for your reading pleasure.

Open Again

We are cautious but not paranoid. It's a small store, and usually it's one or two people at a time, so there's space.

Be well. Be safe. And again, thank you for your support.

Store Hours/ Holiday Hours

ORDERING INFORMATION: This site's online ordering system has been changed to cleaner, boxed order buttons. You can use PayPal, debit or credit options. Orders can also be handled over the phone (1-800-258-5451) or by mail as well. We thank you for your patronage, especially during this difficult year.

For more Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the store, go here; for general FAQ about the company, go here. If you know the title, use this list. If you know the genre, use this list. The new Search option above may be helpful. If you are searching by subject, topic or author on this site, use this link Google Search of this website. Then add your search words after the website, and it will restrict your search to this website instead of getting lost in the internet. Of course if you want to do that, that's fine also.

Canadian Writers' Contest Calendar 2022

Canadian Writers' Contest Calendar 2022 purchasing information is posted. The 2021 Print edition has very few copies left.
The 2021 ebook versions are still available. We are compiling the 2022 edition starting now, so if there's a new contest, let us know.


Features & New Releases

Puzzles from the Cobalt Historical Society

Giachino's - CHS Puzzle Oblin's - CHS Puzzle The Iconic Right of Way Mine

Giachino's a Cobalt puzzle featuring the building we're in now as it was in 1945 as a grocery store

Oblin's Cash & Carry a Cobalt puzzle features this grocery as it was in 1945 on Lang Street.

The Iconic Right of Way Mine Taken from a recent photo by Charles Dumaresq.

Right of Way Mine Reflections ONR Train Station Cobalt

Right of Way Mine Reflections Taken from a recent photo by Sue Nielsen.

Ontario Northland Railway Station Cobalt this Cobalt puzzle features the station as it was in 1945.

COBALT Where The Stories Are As Tall As The  Headframes Legend of Caroline Maben Flower I'd Do Most Of It Again
Serving the North, The George Taylor Hardware Story Gordon Mitchell, Bush Pilot Stephen Lafricain, The Grand Old Man of the River
Airy Somethings -Horatio Barber Mining in Temagami The Sterling Women of Cobalt 1903-1914


The Winter Men II

The Winter Men II ~into the Deep Dark by Brit Griffin.

The Winter Men III

The Winter Men III ~At The End of the World by Brit Griffin

No Poverty Between the Sheets

No Poverty Between The Sheets by Pauline Kiely. Spanning four generations, readers are treated to this witty family saga.


Cobalt, The Cradle of Hard Rock Mining in Canada   Temiskaming Treasure Trails set

Missing in Cobalt  Just Passing Through  Highway Book Shop