Best Ghost Towns in Colorado

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  • Colorado's Best Ghost Towns

    • ISBN: 1928656099
    • Manufacturer: J.V. Publications

    This four-color 8 x 10 book is designed to show through photographs what the best 105 ghost towns in Colorado look like. The photographs are complimented by a brief history of each abandoned town. A rating system was used to determine which towns to include. A GPS location is given for each site along with maps of each major area covered in the boo... [read more]

  • Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps

    • ISBN: 0806120843
    • Manufacturer: University of Oklahoma Press

    Prospectors lured to the West in hopes of striking rich settled a thousand towns in the Colorado mountains. The cry of “Gold!” or “Silver!” or a few flecks of color in a tin cup sent them to remote, often inhospitable locations to search for the precious metals. Close on the heels of the miners were the merchant, the gamblers, the prostitut... [read more]

  • Ghost Towns of the West

    • ISBN: 0760350418
    • Manufacturer: Voyageur Press

    Ghosts Towns of the West is filled with photographs, maps, history, and detailed directions to find the best ghost towns to linger in the wake of the Old West.Ghost Towns of the West blazes a trail through the dusty crossroads and mossy cemeteries of the American West, including one-time boomtowns in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, N... [read more]

  • Ghost Towns of the Mountain West: Your Guide to the Hidden History and Old West Haunts of Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Mont

    • UPC: 752748333581
    • ISBN: 0760333580
    • Brand: Voyageur Press Inc. U.S.
    • Manufacturer: Voyageur Press

    The RockyMountain and Great Basin states are the heart of ghost-town country. Once-bustling pioneer outposts, mining camps, lumber towns, and railroad villages stand today as reminders of the glory days of gold rushes, industrial progress, and that pioneering spirit of the Old West. This book guides readers to the fascinating and scenic ghost towns... [read more]

  • Powder Ghost Towns: Epic Backcountry Runs in Colorado's Lost Ski Resorts

    • UPC: 719609974666
    • ISBN: 089997466X
    • Brand: Brand: Wilderness Press
    • Manufacturer: Wilderness Press

    In its heyday, Colorado had more than 175 ski areas operating on the slopes of the Rocky Mountains, and while many of those resorts have shut down, their runs still shelter secret stashes of snow. Pristine slopes await backcountry powder hounds out to discover these chutes and steeps, bunny hills and bumps. Chronicling the history of more than 36 o... [read more]

  • The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World

    • ISBN: 1594482691
    • Brand: Johnson, Steven
    • Manufacturer: Riverhead Books

    A National Bestseller, a New York Times Notable Book, and an Entertainment Weekly Best Book of the Year It's the summer of 1854, and London is just emerging as one of the first modern cities in the world. But lacking the infrastructure-garbage removal, clean water, sewers-necessary to support its rapidly expanding population, the city has become th... [read more]

  • 'Salem's Lot

    • ISBN: 0307743675
    • Manufacturer: Anchor

    Ben Mears has returned to Jerusalem's Lot in the hopes that living in an old mansion, long the subject of town lore, will help him cast out his own devils and provide inspiration for his new book. But when two young boys venture into the woods and only one comes out alive, Mears begins to realize that there may be something sinister at work a... [read more]

  • Colorado Ghost Towns: Past and Present

    • ISBN: 0870042181
    • Brand: Brand: Caxton Press
    • Manufacturer: Caxton Press

    Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton PressThis is the third in Robert L. Brown's series of picturesque guidebooks to another era.  In text and photographs he has captured the sense of the historic as well as the nostalgic of a new selection of ghost towns and mining camps that dot the back country byways and high mountain val... [read more]

  • Carrie

    • ISBN: 0307743667
    • Brand: Anchor
    • Manufacturer: Anchor

    Stephen King's legendary debut, about a teenage outcast and the revenge she enacts on her classmates. Carrie White may be picked on by her classmates, but she has a gift. She can move things with her mind. Doors lock. Candles fall. This is her power and her problem. Then, an act of kindness, as spontaneous as the vicious taunts of her classmates, ... [read more]

  • Stampede To Timberline: Ghost Towns & Mining

    • ISBN: 0804009465
    • Brand: Brand: Swallow Press
    • Manufacturer: Swallow Press

    This book includes the story of 240 of Colorado’s mining camps, with emphasis on the human side. The men who swarmed to the mountains to find precious metal came in successive waves from the late 1850s on, combing the gulches, scrambling over the passes and climbing the peaks. Their story is full of adventurous chances, lucky strikes, boom condit... [read more]

  • Guide to Arizona Backroads & 4-Wheel-Drive Trails 2nd Edition

    • ISBN: 9781934838198
    • Brand: Funtreks Inc
    • Manufacturer: Funtreks Inc

    This is an ALL-NEW, full-color second edition. The new book is spiral bound with a thick, durable cover. It's been expanded to 100 trails, including 43 new trails not in the previous edition. Whether you're a newcomer to 4-wheeling or an experienced veteran, we guarantee you'll have fun. Trails include desert and mountain areas, many close to Phoe... [read more]

  • Nevada Ghost Towns & Desert Atlas, Vol. 2 Southern Nevada-Death Valley (Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps Illustrated Atlas)

    • ISBN: 0913814105
    • Brand: Brand: Nevada Pubns
    • Manufacturer: Nevada Pubns

    This is a well-researched guide to more than 1100 desert destinations in Southern Nevada's scenic backcountry. With 33 new color maps for desert explorers, and 265 vintage photos, you can visit and learn about historic places, natural features, placer gold sites, campgrounds, gemstone sites, caves, hot springs, and recreation areas.... [read more]

  • Finding Gold in Colorado - Prospector's Edition: A guide to Colorado's casual gold prospecting, mining history and sightseeing

    • ISBN: 1719553467
    • Manufacturer: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

    Travel guide book inspired by the gold prospecting origin of Colorado. Includes touring information on all the major towns founded as gold mining camps as well as summaries of each town's origin story. Includes reviews and recommendations on historic districts to visit, mines to tour, driving tours of ghost towns and places to gold pan. Includes in... [read more]

  • Southern California's Best Ghost Towns: A Practical Guide

    • ISBN: 0806122528
    • Brand: Brand: Univ of Oklahoma Pr
    • Manufacturer: Univ of Oklahoma Pr

    Describes sixty ghost towns and the reasons for their decline

  • Weird Colorado: Your Travel Guide to Colorado's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets

    • ISBN: 1402754639
    • Brand: Brand: Sterling
    • Manufacturer: Sterling

    For weirdness to flourish, it requires a combination of dramatic history, amazing environments, and truly unique, off-the-grid characters. Colorado is blessed with all three! From the strange tale of Alfred Packer to Fruita's annual commemoration of Mike (the rooster that lost its head but not its will to live), there's no shortage of bizarre histo... [read more]

  • Timberline Tailings: Tales Of Colorado'S Ghost Towns And Mining Camps

    • ISBN: 0804009635
    • Brand: Brand: Swallow Press
    • Manufacturer: Swallow Press

    "Timberline Tailings is a follow-up volume which the author published in 1977, after years of receiving letters from people who related their own stories, directions and data about Colorado mining camps after reading Stampede to Timberline. Sn3 Modeler

  • Abandon

    • Manufacturer: Thomas & Mercer

  • Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, Book 3)

    • ISBN: 9780451458445
    • Brand: Butcher, Jim
    • Manufacturer: ROC

    Wizard for hire Harry Dresden gets mixed-up with the dead in this “haunting, fantastical novel”(Publishers Weekly) in the #1 New York Times bestselling series.Harry Dresden’s faced some pretty terrifying foes during his career. Giant scorpions. Oversexed vampires. Psychotic werewolves. It comes with the territory, when you’re the only prof... [read more]

  • Ghost Towns, Colorado Style Volume Two: Central Region (updated edition)

    • ISBN: 0961166290
    • Manufacturer: J. V. Publications

    The second volume of Ghost Towns, Colorado Style is filled with over 230 historic and contemporary photos from the central region of the Colorado Rockies. Organized into six geographic areas, this book of fascinating history is easy to use and fun to read. It covers over 250 town histories from Chaffee, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Lake, Park, Pitkin... [read more]

  • Ghosts of the Colorado Plains

    • ISBN: 0804008337
    • Brand: Brand: Swallow Press
    • Manufacturer: Swallow Press

    Since the second quarter of the nineteenth century, changing conditions have built and emptied small and large towns across the Colorado plain. At the time when Denver was little more than an overpopulated campsite along Cherry Creek there were numerous other settlements to the east and south, each with its own dreams of growth, gold or silver stri... [read more]

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