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Montana mining ghost towns

by Barbara Fifer

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Published by Farcountry Press in Helena, Mont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Montana,
  • Montana.
    • Subjects:
    • Ghost towns -- Montana.,
    • Mining camps -- Montana.,
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Montana -- History.,
    • Ghost towns -- Montana -- Pictorial works.,
    • Mining camps -- Montana -- Pictorial works.,
    • Montana -- History, Local.,
    • Montana -- History, Local -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Barbara Fifer ; photography by Larry and Vivian Roland.
      GenrePictorial works.
      ContributionsRoland, Larry., Roland, Vivian.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF732 .F54 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination104 p. :
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3704995M
      ISBN 101560371951
      LC Control Number2003273384
      OCLC/WorldCa49948084

      Ghost Towns and History of Montana, Warm Springs, Montana. 69K likes. This page is dedicated to the ghost towns and history of Montana! Travel through time with historian Jolene ers: 70K. Day 3 GO GHOSTBUSTERS. Stop in the route’s three best-preserved ghost towns: Bannack State Park, Nevada City, and Virginia City (which remains a living town with about fulltime residents). The latter two towns house a collection of 19th-century buildings and Americana, including more than a hundred arcade and music machines.

      Montana Holiday Planning Guide With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Home»Legends of America Photo Prints»States, Cities, & Places»States»Montana»Regions & Places»Southwest Montana»Mining Ghost Towns «Previous Next» of photos. Red Bluff, MT - School No EXIF information is available. Categories & Keywords Guest Book | Photo Blog.

      Montana Mining Ghost Towns BOOK COVER. EXCERPT. REVIEWS. Barbara Fifer writes and edits from Helena, Montana. She is the author of twelve books on history and geography. FARCOUNTRY PRESS P.O. BOX HELENA, MT Once called Montana ’s Silver Queen, the town of Granite was the state’s largest silver mining camp in the late s. Founded in as a company town for Granite Mountain Mining Company, it.


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The Rolands, from Missoula, have spent two decades locating and photographing ghost towns that arose during Montana's gold and silver rushes of the 19th century.

Here, of their color images are collected, along with intriguing historical photographs of the towns' heydays/5(13). Good book on Montana Ghost Towns. I like all the information and old photos. It is lacking in maps on how to get to these places, but that is OK, I can figure it out my self.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. shopper. out of 5 stars Four Stars. Reviewed in /5(8). There are numerous ghost towns in Montana that provide vivid peeks into the life in the Old West, especially at the many old mining camps located in the “Treasure State.”From the time that gold was first discovered in Gold Creek in to the first major gold rush boom in Bannack in Julyand all the way through today, millions of dollars in gold, silver, copper, zinc and other.

Montana Pay Dirt: A Guide to the Mining Camps of the Treasure State: Ohio Univ Pr (Trd) Murile Sibell Wolle: CLICK HERE: 5. Montana-Idaho-Wyoming Ghost Towns???. Florin: CLICK HERE: 6. Reflections of the past: feature articles from the newsletter of the Montana Ghost Town Preservation Society, ???.

than it was a mining community. There is some reference to it in a book called Ghost Towns of the book it's called "Mystery Town". I took some pictures that turned out well and I have quite a bit of video. Submitted by: Les Kruger. You can find good information on and even a map to Coolidge.

Get this from a library. Montana mining ghost towns. [Barbara Fifer; Larry Roland; Vivian Roland] -- Photographs-landscapes, townsites, homes, stores, mining structures.

Montana Ghost Towns and Gold Camps. Price $ Add To Cart Montana Mining Ghost Towns history book. Price $ Add To Cart. : Montana Mining Ghost Towns () by Barbara Fifer and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.3/5(3). Montana's Mining Ghost Towns.

Barbara Fifer. With both Pictures of Old and New, the author captures the pictures of these Montana Mining Towns as the were over a years ago and as they are today. Hundreds of great pictures with brief histories on each of the towns and pictures. An invaluable resource for ghost town tourists and history buffs alike, it’s also a record of passing time, an ode to those miners, ranchers, and cowboys who founded Montana.

This part guidebook, part history book is an up-to-date collection of photos and true stories about the most famous ghost towns of Montana—packaged with a map and more. Garnet Ghost Town, Missoula: Address, Phone Number, Garnet Ghost Town Reviews: /5 All reviews gravel road wheel drive mining area gold mining preserved buildings abandoned mining great family adventure per adult bureau of land management well worth the trip picnic tables scavenger hunt coming down different Montana ghost town /5().

Visiting one of Montana’s ghost towns is like stepping back in time to the era of gold, saloons and vigilantes.

Experience the quiet solitude of Bannack State Park or watch history come alive with a performance at Virginia City and Nevada City. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device. Videos you watch may be added to the. This book is the result of more than a dozen years of research and field work documenting what remains of Montana's ghost towns and gold camps.

It covers the Montana "ghost town" story in detail, offering photographs and textual commentary from an on-the-ground perspective by someone totally enthralled with the adventure of visiting these.

Ina Montana politician named William R. Allen also began buying claims and in formed the Boston Montana Mining Company. After investigating the claims, the company began efforts to reopen the Elkhorn Mine and the following year the town of Coolidge was born, named after William Allen’s friend, Calvin Coolidge.

Ghost Towns With such a rich history of mining in the area, Southwest Montana is home to untold numbers of ghost towns. Virginia City, Nevada City and Bannack are among the most well-preserved and popular destinations. Montana towns—dead or alive—often seem similar to one another.

But as with people, debunking this idea only takes a little digging. Independence is a long-abandoned ghost town high in the Absaroka Mountains. Around a dozen miles north of Yellowstone Park, it.

Ghost Towns and History of Montana April 16 at AM Aug Felix Balard, a well known mining man, is probably fatally injured, and Frank Williams, a prospector, has a full charge of birdshot in his breast as the result of a duel recently according to a report received from Boulder.

Neihart is a town in Cascade County, Montana, United States. It is located in the center of Little Belt Mountains. The population was 51 at the census. It is part of the Great Falls, Montana, Metropolitan Statistical is one of only three places in the world where Neihart quartzite—reddish, coarse-grained sandstone with interbedded dark-green sandstone and shale—may be found County: Cascade.

Dig into Montana’s rich mining heritage, soak in hot springs, and wander through authentic s ghost towns on this Big Sky road trip through the state’s southwestern corner.

Terry Halden. GHOST TOWNS AND MINING DISTRICTS OF MONTANA (). Donald C. Miller. GHOST TOWNS OF MONTANA (). Daniel N Vichorek. MONTANA GHOST TOWNS & VANISHING REMINDERS (). William W. Whitfield. MONTANA GHOST TOWNS AND GOLD CAMPS: A PICTORIAL GUIDE () Anderson, Mary McCourt.

GHOST TOWNS & CHARACTERS. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 x 28 cm: Responsibility: Terry Halden.Silver production boomed, second only to Colorado, and many small towns sprung up around the mines.

One such silver mining locale was the town of Elkhorn, founded in central Montana in Coloma, MT, also known as the "Mystery Camp", is a ghost town a few miles north of the better known Garnet Ghost Town in the area of the Garnet Range in Missoula County, Montana.

Coloma and several other mining camps, including Reynolds City, Springtown, and Yreka got their starts in when prospectors found gold in Bear Gulch and Elk Creek.