Ghost Towns of the Rockies

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Rocky Mountain ghost towns are filled with chilling, but captivating, stories. A handy guide of rags to riches stories and silent hardships. The ghost towns depicted appeal to travelers, archeologists, artists, historians, anthropologists, and individuals from all walks of life.

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Overview

Rocky Mountain ghost towns are filled with chilling, but captivating, stories. A handy guide of rags to riches stories and silent hardships. The ghost towns depicted appeal to travelers, archeologists, artists, historians, anthropologists, and individuals from all walks of life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764335693
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 10/28/2010
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,368,626
  • Product dimensions: 9.16 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 0.52 (d)

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Preethi Burkholder lives in Colorado and has published many travel articles. She is the author of three previous books and editor of www.giftedhandswriting.com. Preethi is also a classical pianist, a wife, and a mother.

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Table of Contents

Preface 6

Introduction: A Miner's Life 12

Section 1 Ghost Towns of Colorado 16

1 Ashcroft 17

2 Aspen 24

3 Creede 27

4 Emma 32

5 Independence 33

6 Leadville 38

7 Lenado 47

8 Marble 49

9 Redstone 52

10 St. Elmo 54

11 Silver Plume 60

12 Summitville 63

13 Tarryall 65

14 Tincup 67

15 Turrett 70

16 Twin Lakes 72

17 Victor 77

Section 2 Ghost Towns of New Mexico 81

18 Chloride 82

19 Cimarron 84

20 Colfax 87

21 Cuervo 88

22 Dawson 89

23 Elizabethtown 92

24 Golden 95

25 Madrid 97

26 Pinos Altos 100

27 Santa Rosa 102

Section 3 Ghost Towns of Arizona 104

28 Chloride 105

29 Fairbank 107

30 Harshaw 109

31 Jerome 111

32 Kingman 115

33 Oatman 117

34 Pearce 119

Section 4 Ghost Towns of Wyoming 121

35 Bonneville 122

36 Cheyenne 124

37 Cody 127

38 Encampment 132

39 Jeffrey City 134

40 Miner's Delight 136

41 Old Trail Town 138

42 Shoshoni 140

43 South Pass City 141

44 Tensleep 147

45 Thermopolis 149

46 Worland 150

Section 5 Ghost Towns of Montana 152

47 Bannack 153

48 Castle City 156

49 Comet 159

50 Coolidge 161

51 Elkhorn 163

52 Garnet 165

53 Laurin 168

54 Virginia City 170

Section 6 Ghost Towns of Utah 173

55 Cisco 174

56 Mammoth 176

57 National 178

58 Newhouse 179

59 Ophir 181

60 Sego 183

61 Silver Reef 185

62 Thompson Springs 187

62 Topaz 189

Bibliography 192

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