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Old mines and ghost camps of California (Statewide for 1899)

Old mines and ghost camps of California (Statewide for 1899)

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Published by Frontier Book Company in Fort Davis, Texas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mines and mineral resources -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    Consists of articles reprinted from Mining & Scientific Press, 1898 and California Mines and Minerals, 1899.

    Statementby A. Ekman [and others]
    ContributionsEkman, A.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22983363M

    Calico, California is an old West mining town that has been around since during the largest silver strike in its mines, Calico produced over $20 million in silver ore over a year span. When silver lost its value in the mid's, Calico lost its population. The miner's packed up, loaded their mules and moved away abandoning the town that once gave them a . GHOST TOWN U S A ’s. Guide to the Ghost Towns of. MARIPOSA Co., CA. A Comprehensive Guide to the Ghost Towns, Mining Camps. and Other Formerly Inhabited Places in Mariposa County, California.. An INTRODUCTION & INDEX to GHOST TOWN U S A ’s Mariposa County, CA Pages. Mariposa County was one of California ’s original counties, established in and .

      11 abandoned Old West boom towns hordes of visitors flock to the remains of these mining camps that have long gone bust. Each is unique. those seeking a more authentic California ghost. Different ghost town profiled each month. Ghost town book listing! Ripley's Ghost Towns and Other Adventures Take a GHOST TOWN TOUR with Ripley and friends to ghost towns, mines, mining camps, native american sites and other historical spots in California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho and Montana! Its a hellava good.

    Book Club of California, and Press (San Francisco Greenwood Calif.). The Miners’ Own Book: Containing Correct Illus-trations and Descriptions of the Various Modes of California Min-ing. Edited by Rodman W. Paul. San Francisco: The Book Club of California. Fuller, Willard P., Judith Marvin, Julia G. Costello, and Foot-hill Resources. File Size: 1MB. Elko County, in the old heart of Nevada, is rich in historic sites, many of them Hitherto uncharted and some verging on disappearing. Now for the first time, historian Shawn Hall identifies and locates the ghost towns and old mining camps of Elko County and recounts their colorful histories.


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