Ghost Towns of the Colorado Rockies

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Caxton Press, 1968 - Travel - 401 pages
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press
This book features information and travel directions for sixty of Colorado's ghost towns and mining camps. There is an informal history of each town, along with early and contemporary photographs to aid in site identification.
  

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An interesting read. The stories, geography and timelines relating to the South Park area are jumbled up. I do not know enough about the other areas to know if this applicable elsewhere.

Contents

Chapter Page 1 Alma
31
Alpine and Alpine Tunnel
36
Bonanza
44
Boreas
54
Brownsville
61
Buckskin Joe
68
Camp Bird
76
Camp Frances
82
Montgomery
224
Mound City
230
Mountain City 23 5
235
North Empire
246
OroCity
251
Ouray
260
Pandora
266
Perigo
272

Como
86
Crested Butte
91
Crestone 104
104
Crystal City
110
Custer City
115
Dallas City
119
Dyersville
124
Eclipse
132
Eldora 136
136
Elkton 145
137
Fairplay 152
139
Fall River 158
141
Forks Creek
165
Freeland 168
168
Gillett
173
Gilson Gulch 179
179
Goldfield 184
184
Jasper 189
189
King City
193
Chapter Page 28 Kokomo
198
Leavick
205
Lulu City
211
Marble 217
217
Pitkin
277
Platoro
282
Puma City
286
Quartzville
291
Ruby
295
Russell Gulch
301
Sacramento
307
Salina 312
312
Scofield City 317
317
Silver Cliff
323
Silver Plume 331
331
Silverton
339
Stunner
344
Tarryall and Hamilton
348
Telluride
355
Tomboy 362
362
Tungsten
371
Turret
375
Vanadium
379
Virginia Dale 383
383
Roads to High Adventure 389
389
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The late Robert L. Brown was a Colorado resident for more than fifty years. He devoted much of his life to collecting information on the pioneer days. He is the author of several books on exploring the state's backcountry.

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