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The mines of the West

Sylvester Mowry

The mines of the West

Shall the government seize them? : The mining states : How shall they be taxed?

by Sylvester Mowry

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Published by G.E. Currie in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Government ownership.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Sylvester Mowry ...
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 382, no. 3775.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15436806M

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This book contains over entries covering mines, historic mining companies and associated lore in Imperial County. The books are intended for the use of small miners, “rockhounds”, metal-detector enthusiasts, hikers, campers, off-roaders and : Paperback.

Mines of the American West - Kern County, California (Mines, Ghost Towns and Legends of the American West Book 15) - Kindle edition by Herring, Ivan. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or : Ivan Herring.

Yuma County, Arizona is the twelfth of a series of books on Mines of the American West. The book contains approximately entries covering mines and associated lore in Yuma County. The books are intended for the use of small miners, “rockhounds”, metal-detector enthusiasts, hikers, campers, off-roaders and : Ivan Herring.

John Clark Silver Mine — fabulous riches waiting to be found in the mountains and deserts of the American West. Pack up your pick and shovel, stake yourself to some grub, saddle up the mule, and head for the backcountry to make your fortune.4/5(26). The history of mining the West has been explored and developed much less than the mines themselves.

In fact, no book has been written that encapsulates the overall history of mining in the American and Canadian West.5/5(1). Exploring abandoned mines in the Western United States. Subscribe for more.

I do not disclose locations or real names for any of the mines shown on this chan. Mining in the Old West: This fantastic book goes into great detail about the real lives of the brave `49ers and those who followed them, facing unbelievable hardships in the hopes of striking it rich and finding the Mother Lode.

The history of mining the West has been explored and developed much less than the mines themselves. In fact, no book has been written that encapsulates the overall history of mining in the American and Canadian West.

While there is a fantastic cache of materials on the history of mining, until now there was no one source that united these 5/5(2). Lost Mines of the Great Southwest Paperback – June 1, by John D.

Mitchell (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings/5(4). Just for fun, here is a selection of various Mines and Claims of the Old West.A few are famous, most are not. The majority, likely never paid a dime. Some, from articles in Old West Daily Reader and others I have stumbled across while researching something else.

They reflect the spectrum of attitude, optimism and desperation of the prospecting/mining life in the Old West. Mineral industries, Mines and mineral resources, Mining law, Mining schools and education Publisher New York: J.

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(Rossiter Worthington), Mines of the West. New York: J.B. Ford, Introduction / Alan Probert --Mineral exploration in the Spanish Borderlands, / Duane Kendall Hale --Freighters and railroads: the growth of the Black Hills freight and stage lines and the role of the railroads / Kenneth M.

Hammer --Leading the way: the prospector in the Trans-Mississippi West / Glenn K.M. Chang --Women and mining in. Lost Ledges of the West. Glenn Carson. Another book by the famed author and treasure hunter. Lost Ledges of the west has over 30 stories of Lost mines, outcroppings of gold and silver that were found and then lost.

Great book and exciting reading. Get out your maps and see if you can find them. Lon Savage, Thunder in the Mountains: The West Virginia Mine War,Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, Excellent book, balanced, well-reserched. In preparation, Lon Savage talked to many people who, if not directly involved, were children of people involved, and his own father had been tangentially involved.

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Excerpts from a book that lists all the coal mines in West Virginia; these excerpts list mines in the southern West Virginia coalfields.

| DPLA. Underneath the landscape of the U.S. West lie hundreds of thousands of abandoned mines, an underground world that can hold serious danger and unexpected wonder. The Mine Wars tells the overlooked story of the miners in the mountains of southern West Virginia — native mountaineers, African American migrants, and European immigrants — who came together.

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Though various types of mines have existed across the nation, almost from the very discovery of America, those in the American West, are and were, the most plentiful and the history they’ve left in their wakes is of romance, fortunes made and lost, hardships, greed, Indian Wars, and numerous crusty old ghost towns.

From the beginning, America presented an image of golden wealth, and that.October Sky is the first memoir in a series of four, by American engineer Homer Hickam Jr. originally published in as Rocket editions were published under the title October Sky as a tie-in to the film adaptation.

It is a story of growing up in a mining town, and a boy's pursuit of amateur rocketry in a coal mining town. The book won the W.D. Weatherford Award inthe Author: Homer Hickam Jr. The Mines handbook, an enlargement of the Copper handbook a manual of the nining industry of the worldv.

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