Digging Gold Among the Rockies or, Exciting Adventures of Wild Camp Life in Leadville, Black Hills and the Gunnison Country
G. Thomas Ingham
Digging Gold Among the Rockies or, Exciting Adventures of Wild Camp Life in Leadville, Black Hills and the Gunnison Country Image Cover
Publisher:Cottage Library Publishing House
Place Published:Philadelphia
Genre:history, Mining camps
Pages:452
Dewey:978.86
Format:Hardcover
Release:1882
Comments: "Profusely Illustrated"

Summary: "Giving a Graphic History of the various discoveries of gold and silver in the United States, the development and extent of our mining industries. Also specially describing the wonderful discoveries of late made and making about Leadville, the Black Hills and Gunnison country - recounting thrilling scenes and incidents of life among the miners - the rush to the new "El Dorado" - exciting discoveries of the precious stuff - how they find it - where they find it - how they mine it, etc. Starvation prices - treachery of th eredskins - how mining companies are formed - mammoth stock swindling operations conducted - tricks of sharpers, etc."