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

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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....

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

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Overview

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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Editorial Reviews

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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.”

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616738952
  • Publisher: Voyageur Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 519,345
  • File size: 19 MB
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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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Table of Contents

1 Northwest Arizona 10

Oatman 14

Goldroad 18

White Hills 21

Chloride 24

Mineral Park 27

Cerbat 29

Hackberry 33

Signal 38

2 Arizona'S West Coast 40

Ehrenberg 44

Swansea 47

Bouse 52

Castle Dome City 54

3 Southern Arizona 62

Ruby 66

Dos Cabezas 72

Pearce 76

Bisbee 81

Tombstone 86

Fairbank 94

4 Central Arizona 100

Bonita 104

Vulture City 106

Stanton 112

Bumble Bee 118

Crown King 121

Jerome 126

5 Northern Arizona 134

Two Guns 138

Canyon de Chelly 141

6 Northern New Mexico 144

Chaco Canyon 148

Cabezon 153

Abiquiu 155

Elizabethtown 158

Madrid 162

7 Central New Mexico 166

Gran Quivra 170

White Oaks 173

Unco In 180

8 Southwest New Mexico 186

Riley 190

Magdalena 191

Monticello, Chloride, and Winston 194

Hillsboro and Kingston 205

Lake Valley 209

Columbus 214

Shakespeare 219

Hachita 225

Steins 230

Alma 233

Mogollon 235

Pinos Altos 239

Hanover, Fierro, Georgetown, and Santa Rita 244

Acknowledgments 248

Index 250

About the Authors and Photographer 256

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 19, 2013

    Loved it!

    The REAL old west.

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