Ghost Towns of the Southwest: Your Guide to the Historic Mining Camps and Ghost Towns of Arizona and New Mexico

Ghost Towns of the Southwest: Your Guide to the Historic Mining Camps and Ghost Towns of Arizona and New Mexico

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by Jim Hinckley, Kerrick James
     
 

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For centuries, the stunning panoramas of Arizona and New Mexico served as the backdrop for a veritable cavalcade of human history. From Anasazi cities built within towering canyon walls to early outpost villages of an expanding young nation, the Southwest served as the home to a range of communities that first thrived and ultimately demised in the region's rugged,

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For centuries, the stunning panoramas of Arizona and New Mexico served as the backdrop for a veritable cavalcade of human history. From Anasazi cities built within towering canyon walls to early outpost villages of an expanding young nation, the Southwest served as the home to a range of communities that first thrived and ultimately demised in the region's rugged, sprawling landscapes. Today, the Southwest lures visitors with its majestic natural scenery and links to a fascinating chapter in our nation's history. In Ghost Towns of the Southwest, Jim Hinckley and Kerrick James present the colorful stories, colorful characters, and colorful landscapes that bring to life these landmarks of our past. 

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This latest book is another fabulous work of Jim Hinckley, who recently gave us those wonderful Route 66 books…The photos by Kerrick James are simply fabulous and give a tangible flavor to the dramatic landscapes. Even if you never travel to these places, the photos are worth the price of the book. — Escapees

If your interests run to mining and ghost towns, you’ll find a valuable guide in this book…The descriptive prose and vivid images convey the appeal of the landscape and the region’s rich history. — RV Life

Escapees, May/June 2010

“This latest book is another fabulous work of Jim Hinckley, who recently gave us those wonderful Route 66 books...The photos by Kerrick James are simply fabulous and give a tangible flavor to the dramatic landscapes. Even if you never travel to these places, the photos are worth the price of the book.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616738952
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
867,256
File size:
20 MB
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From the Publisher
Escapees, May/June 2010

“This latest book is another fabulous work of Jim Hinckley, who recently gave us those wonderful Route 66 books...The photos by Kerrick James are simply fabulous and give a tangible flavor to the dramatic landscapes.  Even if you never travel to these places, the photos are worth the price of the book.”

This latest book is another fabulous work of Jim Hinckley, who recently gave us those wonderful Route 66 books…The photos by Kerrick James are simply fabulous and give a tangible flavor to the dramatic landscapes.  Even if you never travel to these places, the photos are worth the price of the book. — Escapees

 

If your interests run to mining and ghost towns, you’ll find a valuable guide in this book…The descriptive prose and vivid images convey the appeal of the landscape and the region’s rich history. — RV Life

Meet the Author

Jim Hinckley has contributed to a wide variety of periodicals, including Route 66, American Road, and others. He is the author of Backroads of Arizona, and Route 66 Backroads. He lives in Kingman, Arizona.

Kerrick James’ images have appeared in such publications as Arizona Highways, Sunset, and National Geographic Adventure. He provided the photography for Route 66 Backroads, Backroads of Arizona, and Our Arizona. He lives in Mesa, Arizona.

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Ghost Towns of the Southwest: Your Guide to the Historic Mining Camps and Ghost Towns of Arizona and New Mexico 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The REAL old west.