Ghost Towns of Arizona
Arizona’s ghost towns exemplify man’s courage, tenacity, and perhaps even foolishness in his search for wealth. Inevitable by-products of the development of gold, silver, copper, and other mineral deposits in Arizona, some of these communities mushroomed overnight into a hodgepodge of tents and makeshift homes, while others developed over a period of years into tidy, well-planned townsites. Whatever their design, intent, or purpose, when their existence was no longer profitable they slipped into the category of ghost towns.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - EvalineAuerbach - LibraryThing
Publishsed in the 1970's,, this book provides pictures of, maps, and describes the condition of the ghost towns in Arizona at that time. Some have been built up and some may be gone now, but the short history of the town is available, along with maps and coordinates so you can find the site. Read full review