Silverberg brings these early mining towns back to life in the rowdy splendor of their heyday -- when eggs might cost three dollars apiece and a town's streets might be literally paved with silver.
|Publisher:||Ohio University Press|
|Product dimensions:||(w) x (h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Robert Silverberg, author of such science fiction classics as Lord Valentine’s Castle, also writes books reflecting his special interest in myth, history, archaeology, and anthropology.
Table of Contents
|2||The California Gold Rush||14|
|3||California Mining Camps||35|
|4||Ghost Towns of California||67|
|5||The Boom Moves Inland||95|
|6||Phantom Cities of the Nevada Desert||133|
|7||On to the Rockies||159|
|8||The Prospectors Head North||177|
|9||Montana's Lawless Camps||207|
|10||Ghost Towns of the Southwest||238|
|11||The Last Ghost Towns||269|