Ghost Towns of Colorado

Ghost Towns of Colorado

Your Guide to Colorado's Historic Mining Camps and Ghost Towns

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Introduces readers to some 90 towns and sites built around former mining camps of Wild West Colorado. Armchair visitors will appreciate rich color photos and descriptive text. Travelers will appreciate directions and maps, and precise directions and mileage to sites, plus information on what roads can be reached by car, truck, or four-wheel drive. This is the author's fifth book on ghost towns. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Mbi Pub Co
A comprehensive pictorial discovery guide to more than 90 towns and sites from Cripple Creek to Leadville and Silverton to Georgetown. Arranged geographically by region with precise directions and mileage to sites.

Get ready for adventure as Philip Varney and John Drew take you on a tour of Colorado’s most fascinating historic mining camps and ghost towns. Ghost Towns of Colorado provides comprehensive information on more than 90 towns and sites from Cripple Creek to Leadville; from Silverton to Georgetown and Crested Butte to help you discover this engaging region for yourself. If you’re an armchair visitor, you’ll appreciate the rich color photos and descriptive text that bring the region to life; if you’re an actual visitor you’ll appreciate the directions and the many maps that make traveling the area a breeze. Chapters are arranged geographically by regions, and Varney provides precise directions and mileage to sites, plus information on what roads can be reached via car, truck, or 4-wheel drive. Philip Varney is also the author of Ghost Towns of Northern California. He has written books on ghost towns in Arizona and in Southern California. Photographer John Drew, along with his wife Susan, teamed up with Varney for Ghost Towns of Northern California. He has photographed ghost towns throughout the West.


Publisher: Stillwater, Minn. : Voyageur Press, c1999
ISBN: 9780896584181
0896584186
9780896584167
089658416X
Branch Call Number: 978.80433 V431g 1999
Characteristics: 160 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm

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