Stone Murals

Village of Salmo

Take a short walking tour around Salmo and visit our seven unique flagstone murals depicting Salmo’s mining history.

The “rock project” began in 1990 when quarry owner Iris Lamb was looking for a way to rejuvenate stone sales. That was when the Stone Masonry Training Institute opened. Stone murals artist Charlotte Planidin and student masons used the rock by number technique to place the different coloured stones. (from