Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Ghost Towns of the Mountain West : Your Guide to the Hidden History and Old West Haunts of Colorado,

Ghost Towns of the Mountain West : Your Guide to the Hidden History and Old West Haunts of Colorado, - image 1 of 1

About this item

The Rocky Mountain and Great Basin states are the heart of ghost-town country. Once-bustling pioneer outposts, mining camps, lumber towns, and railroad villages stand today as reminders of the glory days of gold rushes, industrial progress, and that pioneering spirit of the Old West. This book guides readers to the fascinating and scenic ghost towns of Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Nevada. Varney highlights popular tourist destinations as well as out-of-the-way spots unfamiliar even to natives of the region. Maps, historical background, and stunning color photographs bring to life dozens of ghost towns and provide practical information for exploring this fascinating chapter of American history.

The Rocky Mountain and Great Basin states are the heart of ghost-town country. Once-bustling pioneer outposts, mining camps, lumber towns, and railroad villages stand today as reminders of the glory days of gold rushes, industrial progress, and that pioneering spirit of the Old West. This book guides readers to the fascinating and scenic ghost towns of Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Nevada. Varney highlights popular tourist destinations as well as out-of-the-way spots unfamiliar even to natives of the region. Maps, historical background, and stunning color photographs bring to life dozens of ghost towns and provide practical information for exploring this fascinating chapter of American history.

Number of Pages: 320
Genre: Travel, History, Body + Mind + Spirit
Sub-Genre: USA / West / Mountain, Unexplained Phenomena, United States / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Motorbooks Intl
Author: Philip Varney
Language: English
Street Date: July 4, 2010
TCIN: 12275573
UPC: 9780760333587
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-9631
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$21.24
MSRPReg: $24.99 Save $3.75 (15% off)
Shipping
not available
Not in stores

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.


*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.