2 edition of Ghost cities of Colorado found in the catalog.
Ghost cities of Colorado
Muriel Sibell Wolle
|LC Classifications||F784.C4 W6|
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|Number of Pages||61|
|LC Control Number||33015125|
This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable ced material may be challenged and removed. This is an incomplete list of ghost towns in the United States. 20 Pictures of Colorado Ghost Towns. High in the backcountry and often very isolated, ghost towns remind visitors of Colorado of the state's mining era. Built where the money was, these places weren't designed to be convenient to get to.
For background information on Colorado's ghost towns, see Ghost Towns of Colorado: Your Guide to Colorado's Historic Mining Camps and Ghost Towns, by Philip Varney, Voyageur Press, Ghost towns of Colorado American guide series: Author: Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Colorado: Publisher: Hastings house, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Length: pages: Subjects.
-the best source of information on ghost towns in the U.S. Ghost towns are listed by state & include biographies, pictures, and other detailed ghost town info. Ghost Towns of Colorado - Las Animas County. Ghost towns in Colorado.
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Over 70 years since Wolle visited Blackhawk, Central City and Nevadaville, the book is a priceless volume of sketches and historical notes. This is one of two companion volumes she wrote in '33 and '34, the latter being "Cloud Cites of Colorado:Leadville, Kokomo, Robinson, Climax, Fairplay, Breckenridge".5/5(1).
Ghost Towns of Colorado provides comprehensive information on more than 90 towns and sites from Cripple Creek to Leadville; from Silverton to Georgetown and Crested Butte to help you discover this engaging region for yourself/5(21).
Philip Varney is also the author of Ghost Towns of Northern California. He has written books on ghost towns in Arizona and in Southern California.
Photographer John Drew, along with his wife Susan, teamed up with Varney for Ghost Towns of Northern California. He has photographed ghost towns throughout the West.4/5. Long-time ghost-town hunter Philip Varney is the author of six ghost-town guides, including Ghost Towns of Colorado, Ghost Towns of Northern California, and Ghost Towns of the Pacific Northwest.
He is a regular contributor to Arizona Highways magazine and frequently leads travel groups on ghost-town tours.
He lives in Tucson, Arizona/5(21). Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps is the first new book in more than twenty-five years to document these mountain communities. Most of the early settlers are gone, leaving few persons with any oral tradition to pass on to future generations/5(22).
Click Here- Colorado Ghost Towns Travels: The High Rockies Guide Book $ I have also written a book detailing the early Civil War era sociopolitical climate in Colorado Territory. This book is the first in a series of three that begins with the earliest pioneers of Colorado. He has published a number of guide books focusing on Colorado history including Colorado On Foot () and Ghost Towns of the Colorado Rockies (), both published by Caxton Robert Leaman Brown was a teacher of Western and Colorado history in the Denver School System for thirty-three years and later at the Denver Center of the University of /5.
In Ghosts of the Colorado Plains, Eberhart traces some of these ill-fated settlements, providing accounts of their birth, peak activity, and ultimate demise. About the Author Perry Eberhart was a social worker, teacher, reporter, editor, environmental activist and respected by: 3.
Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps is the first new book in more than twenty-five years to document these mountain communities. Most of the early settlers are gone, leaving few persons with any oral tradition to pass on to future generations/5. Ghosts of Sangre De Cristo Area: A Guide to the Ghost Towns & Mining Camps of the Greater Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Colorado Published by John K Aldrich John K.
Aldrich. Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Colorado. Ghost towns of Colorado. New York: Hastings house, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richard Whitt; Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Colorado.
Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns. Caxton Press. ISBN Dallas, Sandra (). Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN Eberhart, Perry ().
Guide to the Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps. Mapped Guide to Colorado’s Must-See Ghost Towns Independence. Founded after the discovery of gold inIndependence was home to hundreds of miners and more than 40 Animas Forks.
Animas Forks Ghost Town via Thinkstock. Sitting at just o feet, Animas Forks was founded in the. Ghost Towns in Colorado: Gilman, Colorado, List of Ghost Towns in Colorado, Animas Forks, Colorado, Virginia Dale, Colorado, Chivington Books, LLC General Books, - Travel. Top 10 Colorado Ghost Towns.
A few are still standing. Welcome back to the channel, I hope you like ghost towns just as much as I do. This list is about Colorado ghost towns.
When you visit Colorado, stop in any bookstore and pick up a number of books about the state's ghost towns. Some of the best are Robert Brown's series of three (Caxton Printers, Ltd.
Caldwell, ID). Ghost Towns & Mining Camps of Colorado. While Cripple Creek, Colorado is not a ghost town, it was one of the most important mining camps in Colorado. Photo by Kathy Wieser-Alexander. ~~~~. During the late 19th century, gold fever roared through Colorado like wildfire, and.
-the best source of information on ghost towns in the U.S. Ghost towns are listed by state & include biographies, pictures, and other detailed ghost town info. Guide to Ghost Towns in Colorado Ashcroft ghost town. Photo: Dixie Lawrence.
Colorado is a state filled with a rich, Wild West history, which can be easily experienced with a trip to a ghost town.
During the Great Gold Rush in the second half of the 19th century, settlers headed west in search of their fortune. Mining camps boomed. Colorado Ghost Towns Word Search Puzzle Author: T.
Smith Publishing Subject: Find and circle the names of twenty Colorado ghost towns in the puzzle. Keywords: ghost towns of Colorado; history; mining; western life in the 's; gold rush towns; word search puzzle;item Created Date: 12/2/ PM. This is one of a three volume set covering Colorado ghost towns.
Included in this volume are over town histories, 80 detailed maps and historic and contemporary photographs. This forms the most complete ghost town guide ever published on Colorado/5(9).
Ghost towns of the Colorado Rockies Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Alethea Bowser Pages: St. Elmo, a Colorado ghost town near Buena Vista Colorado’s mining boom put the state on the map as one of the most lucrative places to be in the late s.
Promises of riches brought gold-starry-eyed workers in by the droves as newcomers quickly asse mbled towns near medal-laden landscapes on grassy meadows and rocky hillsides.