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2 edition of Ghost towns of California found in the catalog.

Ghost towns of California

Richard B. Miller

Ghost towns of California

remnants of the mining days

by Richard B. Miller

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Renaissance House in Frederick, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Ghost towns -- California -- Guidebooks.,
    • California -- History, Local.,
    • California -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statement[Richard B. Miller].
      SeriesCalifornia traveler guidebooks, American traveler series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF862 .M56 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1322937M
      ISBN 101558381252
      LC Control Number92199633

      ADDITIONAL CA GHOST TOWN LINKS. General links to other ghost town sites can be found on our own Links page.. CA-General Nevada Ghost Towns- Over Sites in Nevada, Alone. Includes a number of Death Valley and Mojave Desert area California GTs. This site is sponsored by For recently departed ghost towns, visit our ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST page. Find sources: "List of ghost towns in the United States" – news newspapers books scholar JSTOR (December ) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) This is an incomplete list of ghost towns in the United States.

        Ghost Towns of California is a guidebook to the state's best boomtowns. Once thriving, these abandoned mining camps and pioneer villages still ring with history. Ghost town expert Philip Varney equips you with everything you need to know to explore these remnants of the : Voyageur Press. Bodie has been named as California's official state gold rush ghost town. Visitors arrive mainly via SR , which runs from US near Bridgeport to the west; the last three miles of it is a dirt ectural style: Various; Southwestern U.S. frontier-style, lateth to earlyth century.

      The ghost town could have become a Knott’s Berry Farm in the desert, but he later donated the town to San Bernardino County as a regional park. The “quasi-tourist attraction” does see a fair share of tourists on the weekend, unlike other ghost towns that populate the Mojave, but the town is far from a commercial attraction.   Some ghost towns are protected by parks departments. But Bodie, CA, protects itself—with a years, visitors to this ghost town have learned that .


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Ghost Towns of California is a guidebook to the state's best boomtowns. Once thriving, these abandoned mining camps and pioneer villages still ring with history. Once thriving, these abandoned mining camps and pioneer villages still ring with history.4/5(15). This book features mostly currently populated towns that are in touristy areas and are all easily accessible by highways.

These are historic towns, with lots of old buildings and cool stuff to check out-- but these are NOT "ghost towns". IMO, a ghost town is mostly or completely abandoned with no population, and are generally off the beaten path/5(5).

Ghost Towns of Northern California provides background on the Gold Rush of and later strikes, as well as comprehensive information on more than 50 towns and sites--from out-of-the-way Campo Seco and New Idria to popular sites such as Coloma and Bodie/5(15). Ghost Towns of California is a guidebook to the state's best boomtowns.

Once thriving, these abandoned mining camps and pioneer villages still ring with history. Ghost town expert Ghost towns of California book Varney equips you with everything you need to know to explore these remnants of the past/5. Purchased the book to locate ghost towns to explore in California.

Very sad I wasted the $9 I guess if you are looking for a very short book for reading material while in the restroom it would be okay but the local newspaper would be a better buy. Read more.

3 people found this helpful/5(11). The Ghost Towns of California: Fortnight Magazine: Remi Nadeau: 6. Death Valley Ghost Towns: Nevada Piblications: Stanely Paher: CLICK HERE: 7. The Westerners Brand Book-Los Angeles Corral ; The California Deserts: Los Angeles Westerners: Brand book 8.

Southern California's Best Ghost Towns: University of Oklahoma Press: Philip Varney. The ghost towns of Southern California-some dramatic and nearly intact, others devastated-are well worth visiting. Most are remnants of once-colorful mining towns, though there are also railroad towns, a World War II relocation center, a promoter's swindle, and /5.

rows  Alma, California in present times. A sign for Amboy, California, on the west side of town. States: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California. -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.

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Northern California has her fair share of ghost towns. While there are still a few left that are empty and barren, around here we believe in recycling. Which means we appreciate the old towns and have fixed many up to be loved and lived in well again.

This area was the go-to spot in the : Joanne Kraft. "Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of California" is an entertaining history of the Gold Rush towns and mining camps in California based on letters, journals, newspapers, and more.

The stories were mainly from tothough he'd briefly tell the rest of the town's history if it lasted beyond that/5(4). A History of Bodie, America's Most Notorious Ghost Town Bodie’s story began inafter the major Gold Rush period in California.

When four prospectors Author: Deanna Morgado. Ghost Towns of Northern California provides background on the Gold Rush of and later strikes, as well as comprehensive information on more than 50 towns and sites--from out-of-the-way Campo Seco and New Idria to popular sites such as Coloma and Bodie/5(17).

-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.

Presents: California Ghost. Ghost Towns of California is a guidebook to the state's best boomtowns. Once thriving, these abandoned mining camps and pioneer villages still ring with history.

Ghost town expert Philip Varney equips you with everything you need to know to explore these remnants of the past. Featured are color maps, driving and walking directions, town histories, touring recommendations, and stunning.

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California Ghost Town Things to Do. California Ghost Town Links. "Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of California" is an entertaining history of the Gold Rush towns and mining camps in California based on letters, journals, newspapers, and more.

The stories were mainly from tothough he'd briefly tell the rest of the town's history if it lasted beyond that/5. California’s various mining booms created tons of new little towns that later turned into ghost towns after the mines went bust. Visit these 8 towns to see some California history.

Some are hauntingly beautiful, but some are just downright creepy. During its boom inDarwin was home to 3, people, but by most miners and their.

The ghost towns are grouped in the book geographically, so the reader, for example, could easily make a tour of nine ghost towns in the Mother Lode or six in the Mojave Desert. Ghost Towns of California: Your Guide to the Hidden History and Old West Haunts of California, is published by Voyageur Press with a cover price of $.

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The author defines a "ghost town" as being a town that has had a large slide in its permanent population, even if it is still populated. So few of these "ghost towns" are uninhabited like Calico was when I was a youngster/5(2).

Ghost towns of California by Miller, Donald C.,Pruett Pub. Co. edition, in English - 1st :