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Guide to the Colorado ghost towns and mining camps.

Perry Eberhart

Guide to the Colorado ghost towns and mining camps.

by Perry Eberhart

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Published by Sage Books in [Denver] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado.
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- Colorado.,
    • Extinct cities.,
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Colorado.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 469-470.

      Other titlesColorado ghost towns and mining camps.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF776 .E2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination479 p.
      Number of Pages479
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6273381M
      LC Control Number59011061
      OCLC/WorldCa1720499

      Together they turned the mining camps into bustling towns where saloons never closed and the safest place for a man to walk after dark was down the middle of the street with a gun in each hand. Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps is the first new book in more than twenty-five years to document these mountain communities.5/5(1).   Colorado’s mining boom put the state on the map as one of the most lucrative places to be in the late s. Promises of riches brought gold-starry-eyed workers in by the droves as newcomers quickly asse mbled towns near medal-laden landscapes on grassy meadows and rocky hillsides.. Some of these towns, like Breckenridge, Leadville and Idaho Springs, remain some of Colorado’s top.

      Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Guide to the Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps by Perry Eberhart (, Paperback) at the . 2. Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps by Sandra Dallas, This publication contains many excellent stories about the ghost towns and mining camps covered, which are many. It contains maps and has a large list of references. This book should be read, if only for the stories, as it will provide an extensive appreciation of life and times in the.

      Ghost towns and mining camps: selected papers, from the ghost towns and mining camps preservation conferences in Boise, Idaho, May and in Flagstaff, Arizona, April , and the Developing Historic Districts in Small Towns and Cities Workshop in Salt Lake City, Utah, March The Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Colorado. Author: Muriel Sibell Wolle. Publisher: Swallow Press. ISBN: Category: History. Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This book includes the story of Colorado's mining camps, with emphasis on the human side.


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“Written as a general guide for people searching out ghost towns in Colorado, this book covers each region of the state where silver or gold was mined. Easy to follow directions and good sketch maps locating all the sites are by: 4. Guide to Ghost Towns in Colorado Ashcroft ghost town. Photo: Dixie Lawrence.

Colorado is a state filled with a rich, Wild West history, which can be easily experienced with a trip to a ghost town. During the Great Gold Rush in the second half of the 19th century, settlers headed west in search of their fortune.

Mining camps boomed. Guide to the Colorado ghost towns and mining camps [Eberhart, Perry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Guide to the Colorado ghost towns and mining camps/5(7). Ghosts of the Western San Juans: A Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of San Miguel, LA Plata, and Dolores Counties, Colorado VOL 2: Published by John K Aldrich: John K.

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by Perry Eberhart. This is one of the most complete books on Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps ever written. Lots of little unknown mining camps that if you didn't know there was a town there you would never find it because all remanents are long gone or buried.

The Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Colorado By Muriel Sibell Wolle. This book includes the story of of Colorado’s mining camps, with emphasis on the human side. The men who swarmed to the mountains to find precious metal came in successive waves from the late s on, combing the gulches, scrambling over the passes and climbing the peaks.

Guide to the Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps (Paperback) And Mining Camps. By Perry Eberhart. Swallow Press,pp. Publication Date: July 1, : Guide To the Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps () by Eberhart, Perry and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(9).

"As of this moment, this is the most complete compilation of Colorado mining towns—ghost or going—available. "For the fourth edition, over towns have been added. Also, I have included a new chapter (XXVI. Addendum, page ), the first couple of pages of which can well be read as a second Preface to the book."Brand: Ohio University Press.

Ghost towns of Colorado: your guide to Colorado's historic mining camps and ghost towns. [Philip Varney] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for # Mining camps--Colorado\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema.

If there's a better book on the ghost towns and mining camps of Colorado, I don't know about it. Eberhart's book is massive (almost pages), detailed, and informative.

It covers all the mountainous regions of the state where gold was mined by sections; all the towns/camps in each section are listed and described (many in great detail), and Cited by: 4. Guide to the Colorado ghost towns and mining camps.

Athens: Swallow Press, [] (OCoLC) Online version: Eberhart, Perry. Guide to the Colorado ghost towns and mining camps. Athens: Swallow Press, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Perry Eberhart.

Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns. Caxton Press. ISBN Dallas, Sandra (). Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN Eberhart, Perry (). Guide to the Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps. Ghost Towns and Mining Camps Sort by: Sort by Featured Items Newest Items Bestselling Alphabetical: A to Z Alphabetical: Z to A Avg.

Customer Review Price: Low to High Price: High to Low 1. Originally a mining camp, this small village was once a bustling town back in the s all the way up to the — making it one of the newer and most intact ghost towns on our list. The town. The Colorado guide to mountain ghost towns, mining camps, boomtowns, and historic sites.

Provides photos, maps & directions of many scenic drives, four-wheel trips and hiking trails. Colorado ghost towns, mining camps, boomtowns, mines, mountain sight-seeing tours, four wheel drive trips, hiking trails.

Guide to the Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps. Perry Eberhart. Sage Books, - Cities ad towns, Ruined, extinct, etc - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. View all.

Guide to the Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps Perry Eberhart. Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Prospectors lured to the West in hopes of stri /5. Guide to the Colorado ghost towns and mining camps Item Preview remove-circle Guide to the Colorado ghost towns and mining camps by Eberhart, Perry.

Publication date Topics Cities and towns, Extinct cities, Mines and mineral resources Internet Archive : Start your review of Ghosts Of Northern Colorado: A Guide To The Ghost Towns And Mining Camps Of Eagle Grand Jackson Routt And Larimer Counties Colorado Write a 3/5. Colorado Ghost Towns, Mines & Mining Camps Tour Map.

The map below is an overview of our Online Tour of fifteen of Colorado's historic ghost towns and mining camps. The tours are broken into five regions -- click on each region of the map to zoom in, or select a specific tour from the menu to the left.Perry Eberhart, in his book, Guide to Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps, described the mining camp: “The town sat directly on the continental divide, with water falling on one side of town heading toward the Lake Fork of the Pacific drainage, and water on the other side of town flowing into the Lost Trail Creek, of the Rio Grande.Sandra and her photographer-daughter, Povy Kendal Atchison, include ghost towns in Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps.

The book is lavishly illustrated with photographs. In addition to those by Povy and early historical photographs, rare photos from the s and s are included.