Historic Photos of Colorado Mining

Historic Photos of Colorado Mining

by Ed Raines (Text by)


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ISBN-13: 9781620453827
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/23/2012
Series: Historic Photos Series
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ed Raines is a consulting geologist, mineralogist, and mining historian. For the past year and a half, he has served as consulting Collections Manager for the Geology Museum at the Colorado School of Mines. Ed has written numerous papers on the mining history, geology, and mineralogy of various mining districts and mineral deposits. Three times he has been recognized by the Friends of Mineralogy for Author of the Year's Outstanding Paper in the journal Rocks and Minerals. He has coordinated conferences for the Mining History Association, leading field trips and presenting papers at each conference at Leadville, Creede, and Gold Hill.

Ed served on the Boulder County Historic Preservation Advisory Board for nine years and chaired the board for two years. In 2000, he received an award for his historic preservation work at Leadville. Prior to 1988, he worked as a petroleum geologist.

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RockJock More than 1 year ago
This was the perfect Christmas gift for a mining engineer raised in Colorado. The photos are stunning, and the layout makes this volume totally absorbing. I recommend this book to anyone interested in Colorado's humble beginnings and mining history enthusiasts. The photos are the focus, and this book is light on text. If the reader understands mineral processing and mining, that would be fine. The lay reader may be somewhat lost, but there are outside resources available to answer questions that may arise. Overall, this is a gem, and a treat to own.