Montana Mining Ghost Towns

Montana Mining Ghost Towns

by Barbara Fifer
     
 
The Rolands, from Missoula, have spent two decades locating and photographing ghost towns that arose during Montana's gold and silver rushes of the 19th century. Here, 250 of their color images are collected, along with intriguing historical photographs of the towns' heydays. Fifer's text tells about life in the towns, prospectors, outlaws, vigilantes, town characters

Overview

The Rolands, from Missoula, have spent two decades locating and photographing ghost towns that arose during Montana's gold and silver rushes of the 19th century. Here, 250 of their color images are collected, along with intriguing historical photographs of the towns' heydays. Fifer's text tells about life in the towns, prospectors, outlaws, vigilantes, town characters, corporate shenanigans, and more. Colorful newspaper excerpts let the camps speak for themselves. Index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560371953
Publisher:
Farcountry Press
Publication date:
05/01/2002
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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