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Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps

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Prospectors lured to the West in hopes of striking rich settled a thousand towns in the Colorado mountains. The cry of “Gold!” or “Silver!” or a few flecks of color in a tin cup sent them to remote, often inhospitable locations to search for the precious metals.

Close on the heels of the miners were the merchant, the gamblers, the prostitutes, the washerwomen, the capitalis
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Paperback, 264 pages
Published March 15th 1988 by University of Oklahoma Press (first published 1985)
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Nov 26, 2008 Camille rated it liked it
I'm using this as a current-day reference for my ghost town hunting hobby. This is a great book for giving short histories of ghost towns and a few good pictures, but if you are looking for anything in-depth, this will not provide details.
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Makes me want to go find some of these!
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