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  • Silver Saga

    Silver Saga
    av Duane A. Smith

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870817298

    Revised and updated, Duane A Smiths classic study of this important silver mining town is back in print.

  • Yellowcake Towns

    Yellowcake Towns
    av Michael A. Amundson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870817656

    Michael Amundson presents a detailed analysis of the four mining communities at the hub of the twentieth-century uranium booms: Moab, Utah; Grants, New Mexico; Uravan, Colorado; and Jeffrey City, Wyoming. He follows the ups and downs of these 'Yello…

  • Mercury and the Making of California

    Mercury and the Making of California
    av Andrew Scott Johnston

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607322429

    Exploring the development of California and the relationship between the built environments of the mercury-mining industry and the emerging ethnic identities and communities in California, 'Mercury and the Making of California' brings mercury to its…

  • Thomas F. Walsh

    Thomas F. Walsh
    av J Stewart

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607321873

    Thomas F Walsh tells the story of one of the West's wealthiest mining magnates -- an Irish American prospector and lifelong philanthropist who struck it rich in Ouray County, Colorado. In the first complete biography of Thomas Walsh, John Stewart re…

  • Hard as the Rock Itself

    Hard as the Rock Itself
    av David Robertson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607320760

    The first intensive analysis of sense of place in American mining towns, this book provides a rare insight into the struggles and rewards of life in these communities. David Robertson contends that these communities - often characterised in scholarl…

  • Industrializing the Rockies

    Industrializing the Rockies
    av David A. Wolff

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607323556

    The two defining moments of Western coalfield labor relations have been massacres: Wyoming's Rock Springs Massacre of 1885 and Colorado's Ludlow Massacre of 1914. But it wasn't just the company guns that were responsible for the deaths of 28 Chinese…

  • Gambling on Ore

    Gambling on Ore
    av Kent Curtis

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607322344

    "Gambling on Ore" examines the development of the western mining industry from the tumultuous and violent Gold Rush to the elevation of large-scale copper mining in the early twentieth century, using Montana as representative of mining developments…

  • Eben Smith

    Eben Smith

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781646421787

    David Forsyth recounts the life of Eben Smith, an integral but little-known figure in Colorado mining history. Smith was one of the many fortune seekers who traveled to California during the gold rush and one of the few who found what he sought. He…

  • Santa Rita del Cobre

    Santa Rita del Cobre
    av Christopher J. Huggard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607322498

    The Spanish, Mexicans, and Americans successively mined copper for 200 years at Santa Rita, New Mexico. Starting in 1799 with the Spanish discovery of native copper, the Chino Mines followed industry developments first as a network of underground mi…

  • The Once and Future Silver Queen of the Rockies

    The Once and Future Silver Queen of the Rockies

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607326076

    There are many studies of local communities during their heydays, but the life of a community in decline is rarely studied. The Once and Future Silver Queen of the Rockies delves into the life of Georgetown, Colorado, after the turn of the twentieth…

  • A History of Gold Dredging in Idaho

    A History of Gold Dredging in Idaho
    av Clark C. Spence

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607324744

    "A History of Gold Dredging in Idaho "tells the story of a revolution in placer mining and its subsequent impact on the state of Idaho from its inception in the early 1880s until its demise in the early 1960s. Idaho was the nation s fourth-leading p…