Southern Idaho Ghost Towns

Southern Idaho Ghost Towns

by Wayne Sparling
     
 

Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

When mineral riches were found in southern Idaho "boomtowns" arose across this rugged land.  When the mining activity ceased these towns were quickly abandoned yet they still stand; a testimony to the vagaries of life in the frontier in pursuit of gold and silver.

Overview


Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

When mineral riches were found in southern Idaho "boomtowns" arose across this rugged land.  When the mining activity ceased these towns were quickly abandoned yet they still stand; a testimony to the vagaries of life in the frontier in pursuit of gold and silver.

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Treasure Facts - W.C. Jameson

"Southern Idaho Ghost Towns is a very well-written book that should appeal to all kinds of people: Treasure hunters, historians, weekend adventurers. Anyone planning an expedition to the old mining camps of southern Idaho would do well to carry this book along as a guide."—W.C. Jameson, Treasure Facts
Treasure Facts

"Southern Idaho Ghost Towns is a very well-written book that should appeal to all kinds of people: Treasure hunters, historians, weekend adventurers. Anyone planning an expedition to the old mining camps of southern Idaho would do well to carry this book along as a guide."—W.C. Jameson, Treasure Facts

— W.C. Jameson

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870042294
Publisher:
Caxton Press
Publication date:
02/01/1974
Pages:
135
Sales rank:
768,190
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.34(d)

Meet the Author


Wayne C. Sparling incorporated his interest in ghost towns with his work with the U.S. Forest Service in Idaho.  Southern Idaho Ghost Towns was his first book. 

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