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Faded Footprints: The Lost Rhoades Mines and Other Hidden Treasures of the Uintahs
By: George A. Thompson Since its initial publication, Faded Footprints has become a classic, the recognized research guide for prospectors and treasure seekers in Utah's Uinta Mountains. Following the first edition, author George Thompson was contacted by literally thousands of...
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Some Dreams Die: Utah's Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures
By: George A. Thompson Some Dreams Die is the most comprehensive guide to Utah's ghost towns ever assembled. In the course of his research the author visited the sites of over four hundred deserted communities, and probed their unique histories....
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A Kennecott Story : Three Mines, Four Men, and One Hundred Years, 1887-1997
While copper seems less glamorous than gold, it may be far more important, as it was vital to the industrial revolution and indispensable for electrification. Kennecott Copper Corporation, at one time the largest producer of copper in the world, played...
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Treasure Mtn Home: Park City Revisited
Illustrated with black & white photographs. This entertaining volume tells the history of Park City, Utah from its first days as a frontier mining camp to its present status as one of America's premier winter-sports havens. Between these two incarnations...
The Mining Camps Speak: A New Way to Explore the Ghost Towns of the American West
By: Beth & Bill Sagstetter If you have ever visited ghost town sites and were disappointed because there was nothing left, here is the book you've been waiting for. In these pages you will discover a new way to explore...
Displays of Nature: History, Minerals and Crystals of Utah's Bingham Canyon Copper Mine
By: Jerry North Written by a 12-year mine geologist, this book gives an overview of both the geologic and mining history of the Bingham Canyon Copper Mine, one of the largest copper mines in the world. Vivid images and descriptions...
The Sterling Legend: The Facts Behind the Lost Dutchman Mine
By: Estee Conatser The legend of Jacob Walzer's famed Lost Dutchman Mine has been tantalizing gold seekers since the 1870s. Thousands have ventured into the formidable desert surrounding the Superstition Mountains to solve the riddle that has eluded solving -...
A Hole in the Ground with a Liar at the Top: Fraud and Deceit in the Golden Age of American Mining
By: Dan Plazak Coal, silver, gold...there is something about the allure of finding hidden treasure that puts a glint in people's eyes - a glint that is sometimes blinding. An American saying, often attributed to Mark Twain, defines a mine...
Draper (Images of America)
By Katherine L Weinstein Businessman George Whetman, who managed automobile dealerships in Draper, Utah, between 1931 and 1960, predicted that one day the town would become "the Beverly Hills of the state." His prediction was remarkably accurate. Draper has been...
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