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mines of the West

Rossiter Worthington Raymond

mines of the West

a report to the Secretary of the Treasury

by Rossiter Worthington Raymond

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by J. B. Ford in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mineral industries -- The West.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- The West.,
  • Mining law -- The West.,
  • Mining schools and education -- The West.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rossiter W. Raymond.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9506.U63
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 256p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18576116M

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    Register of mines & minerals for eleven Sierra Nevada counties issued by the California State Mining Bureau, "The Registers tabulated and located many historic and operating quartz, drift, and hydraulic mines, and included lists of arrastras, mills, and mineral springs. With one exception, all of the original text, tables, and maps. Just three Colorado “ghost towns” still have active mining activities — Victor, Lake City, and Gold Hill. Also included here are Colorado Forts. Most of these were established during the Indian Wars of the Old West and were abandoned when there was no longer a need.


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A history of the "Sierra Madre West" mining district, located near Ogden, Utah. The book covers mines, trams, trails, and buildings. A topographic map is included with the book and shows elevations and locations (including GPS waypoints) of the features spoken of.5/5(2).

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