Ghost Towns of the American West

Ghost Towns of the American West

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Droves of treasure hunters raided the deserts and crags of the American West in the mid-19th century hoping to make a fortune in gold, silver and copper. Of the thousands of mining towns that sprang up, most have disappeared, but a scant few remain as spooky reminders of dreams that failed. Each year, visitors from around the world journey to these ghost towns - some resembling Hollywood movie sets, complete with tumbleweeds, howling breezes and swing saloon doors; others no more than ruins accessibly only by four-wheel drive - to experience first-hand history frozen in time.
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2003.
ISBN: 9780810945081
0810945088
Branch Call Number: 779.9978 Steinhil 2003
Characteristics: 109 p. :,chiefly col. ill. ;,29 cm.

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