Last edited by Shakakinos
Friday, May 8, 2020 | History

8 edition of Mining in the Old West found in the catalog.

Mining in the Old West

by Sandor Demlinger

  • 91 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Schiffer Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Mining industry,
  • Photographic reportage,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • Western & Pacific Coast states,
  • History,
  • Mining,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • United States - State & Local - West,
  • Gold mines and mining,
  • Mines and mineral resources,
  • Silver mines and mining,
  • West (U.S.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8041108M
    ISBN 100764323547
    ISBN 109780764323546
    OCLC/WorldCa70069627

    Despite its Old West image, populating Wyoming was mostly a product of the transcontinental railroad, which came through southern Wyoming beginning in Prior to its construction in the late s, there were few people in Wyoming beyond the military posts, stage stations, and ferry crossings. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Old West: The Miners (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

    Old Lost Mines, Ghost Towns & Graveyards If you like stories about old lost gold mines, lost and buried treasures or old ghost towns, you've come to the right place. There are hundreds, or maybe even thousands of these kind of fables and tales about old mines and towns that sprung up out of nowhere. Get this from a library! Riches to rust: a guide to mining in the old west. [Eric Twitty] -- Twitty devotes more attention to the "surface plant." See Meyerriecks' Drills and Mills () for fuller description of the underground works. Intended to acquaint the casual explorer with.

    This is a partial list of ghost towns in Arizona in the United States of ghost towns in Arizona are former mining boomtowns that were abandoned when the mines closed. Those that weren't set up as mining camps were usually established as locations for mills, or supply points for nearby mining . - Explore sonmic01's board "Mining Color Pages" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Color, Coloring pages, Gold mining pins.


Share this book
You might also like
The big city

The big city

Milkin the Bulls

Milkin the Bulls

Ellie, or, The human comedy

Ellie, or, The human comedy

Frequency analysis

Frequency analysis

RADA JUL-DEC 1912 REEL 13

RADA JUL-DEC 1912 REEL 13

Amesbury

Amesbury

Lake Carlisle restoration phase II

Lake Carlisle restoration phase II

Welfare work in Montreal in 1925

Welfare work in Montreal in 1925

power of arrrest and the duties and rights of citizens and police

power of arrrest and the duties and rights of citizens and police

Solid-state lighting research and development

Solid-state lighting research and development

Quicken 5 for Windows

Quicken 5 for Windows

Arabic writing today

Arabic writing today

Mining in the Old West by Sandor Demlinger Download PDF EPUB FB2

The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in northern California set off a mining explosion that greatly hastened the development of the American West. This new book gathers historic photographs of mining in the Old West, from "panning" for gold in the waters of California to deep mining throughout the Western Territorities/5(2).

Mining in the Old West: This fantastic book goes into great detail about the real lives of the brave `49ers and those who followed them, facing unbelievable hardships in the hopes of striking it rich and finding the Mother Lode.

The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in northern California set off a mining explosion that greatly hastened the development of the American West.

This new book gathers historic photographs of mining in the Old West, from "panning" for gold in the waters of California to deep mining throughout the Western Territorities. The discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill in northern California set off a mining explosion that greatly hastened the development of the American West.

This new book gathers historic photographs of mining in the Old West, from “panning” for gold in the waters of California to deep mining throughout the Western Territories. The photos [ ]. The author describes the early days of Spanish and Indian mining and the wild era inaugurated by the American prospector who rushed west to get rich quick, ending with Mining in the Old West book yearwhen repeal of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act virtually closed the mining frontier/5(7).

Mining Towns in the Wild West: The History of the Construction and Abandonment of the Frontier’s Most Famous Sites - Kindle edition by Charles River Editors. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets/5(7).

The Miners (Old West Time-Life Series) Hardcover – January 1, by Robert Wallace (Author), Editors of Time Life Books (Editor) out of 5 stars 18 ratings. See all 15 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(18).

Mining Photos page, a look at mining activities in the Great American Old West on A+ a-Old West Daily Reader A Daily Reference Companion to Western History My jack’s ate all my books on mining law.

Many states in the American West were originally settled primarily by prospectors and miners, including Nevada, Colorado, Idaho, Arizona, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Alaska. Though these states and others had been traveled by explorers, trappers, and traders, there were far more miners than those other fearless pioneers.

Schiffer Publishing Mining in the Old West - The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in northern California set off a mining explosion that greatly hastened the development of the American West. This new book gathers historic photographs of mining in the Old West, from panning for gold in the waters of California to deep mining throughout.

Gritty Compelling History. Wonderful pictures and excellent detail about the miners in the Old West. Covering the gold rush in Colorado, the great silver mining operations of the Comstock Lode, and the stampede to the Klondike, you will feel as though you have been exposed to a lot by the time you have finished the s: 2.

Eric Twitty's new book can be used as a field guide for exploring the many old mine sites across the West and understanding the relics strewn around an abandoned mine, or it can be useful in understanding the processes involved in mining in the nineteenth century in the United States. As a result, the scourge of TB is practically nonexistent in today’s hard rock mining population.

Regardless of the risks, mining in the Old West was as common as “fleas on a dog.” For many, the lure and risks of mining represented the American dream. Mining. Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Vardis Fisher and Opal Laurel Holmes bring together the stories of all of the remarkable men and women and all of the violent contrasts that made up one of the most entrhalling chapters in American history.

Fisher, a respected scholar and versatile creative writer, devoted three years to the writing of this b/5. Life in a Mining Town. Each mining bonanza required a town. Many towns had as high as a 9-to-1 male-to-female ratio. The ethnic diversity was great. Mexican immigrants were common.

Native Americans avoided the mining industry, but mestizos, the offspring of. Book Summary: The title of this book is The Miners (Old West Time-Life Series) and it was written by Robert Wallace, Editors of Time Life Books (Editor). This particular edition is in a Hardcover format.

This books publish date is It was published by Time-Life Books and has a total of pages in the : Old Gold Mines in WA - The key to finding gold is to go to the places where it is. Gold Books and old mining publications from the Department of Mines and Petroleum.

Its pretty expensive to buy all the reports and old books like the excellent "Gold and Ghosts" books by D W; De Havelland and the many information packages provided on gold. books based on 47 votes: We Pointed Them North: Recollections of a Cowpuncher by E.C. Teddy Blue Abbott, Tomboy Bride: A Woman's Personal Account o.

Buy The Miners (The Old West) Revised edition by Wallace, Robert, Time-Life Books, of (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16).

Drugs in the Old West The dice and the guns weren’t the only things loaded in the Old West — so were many of the men and women. Generally, when we think of people being “loaded” in those days, the image of men standing at a long bar knocking down shots of.

Gopher mining is an old-fashioned method still used in very small mines. Narrow, small holes are driven in order to extract the ore (e.g., gold) as cheaply as possible.

In placer mining no excavation is involved; instead, gravel, sand, or talus (rock debris) is removed from. Wanted: books that men used mining in the old west. Likes: 0. Results 1 to 15 of 15 Thread: Wanted: books that men used mining in the old west.

Thread Tools. Show Printable Version;AM #1. Nathan Flycutter. View Profile View Forum Posts Aluminum Join Date Feb Location N. New Mexico Posts Post Thanks / Like.Produced by Kathy Weiser-Alexander, narrated by Dave Alexander. The Old West, often referred to as the Wild West, encompasses the period after the Civil War, the rest of the s, and the early part of the 20th century up towhen the last mainland states entered the Union.

During this time, thousands of pioneers pushed their way westward in search of land, better lives, gold and silver.