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Lost mines and buried treasures of the West

Thomas Probert

Lost mines and buried treasures of the West

bibliography and place names, from Kansas west to California, Oregon, Washington, and Mexico

by Thomas Probert

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Treasure-trove -- West (U.S.) -- Bibliography.,
    • Mines and mineral resources -- West (U.S.) -- Folklore -- Bibliography.,
    • West (U.S.) -- History -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Thomas Probert.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1251.W5 P76, F591 P76
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 593 p. :
      Number of Pages593
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4892023M
      ISBN 100520033272
      LC Control Number76024596

      Lost Mines & Buried Treasure of Old Wyoming book overview By W.C. Jameson. With his storyteller's gift, he relates episodes from early explorers through the colonial period, the Civil War, and the settling of the West. As a professional treasure hunter, he has followed the trails of many of the lost mines and buried treasures he describes.

      Lost mines are a popular form of lost treasure legend. The mine involved is usually of a high-value commodity such as gold, silver or there is a map (sometimes called a "waybill") purportedly showing the location of the mine. Common reasons given for the mines being lost include. Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of Oklahoma | The numerous tales and legends related to lost mines and buried treasures in Oklahoma are often supported by documentation. The stories included in this book are most compelling because they offer chances of : Amphorae Publishing Group, LLC.

        Arizona's history is liberally seasoned with legends of lost mines, buried treasures, and significant deposits of gold and silver. The famous Lost Dutchman Mine has lured treasure hunters for over a century into the remote, treacherous, and reportedly cursed Superstition Mountains east 5/5(2).   Buried Treasures of the Rocky Mountain West: Legends of Lost Mines, Train Robbery Gold, Caves of Forgotten Riches, and Indians' Buried Silver by W.C. Jameson W.C. JamesonAuthor: W.C. Jameson.


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