Books tagged: gold rush

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Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Mormon Island to Salmon Falls
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
The Mormon Island to Salmon Falls book includes many maps and photos showing the remnants of mining operations, Mormon Island cemetery and school, Red Bank dairy, Negro Hill and Natomas water ditches rock retaining walls, and the old Salmon Falls Bridge when Folsom Lake reached record low water levels during the 2015 drought. This book traces the history along the South Fork of the American River.
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Wild Goose Flats to Negro Hill
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake is a five part series of books. The Wild Goose Flats to Negro Hill book includes many photos and maps showing the remnants of mining operations, Zantgraf gold mine, Native American grinding holes, Massachusetts Flat tailings and structures, Negro Hill structures, old water canal, and Peninsula dams revealed when Folsom Lake during 2015 drought.
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Rattlesnake Bar to Birdsall Dam
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake is a five part series of books. The Rattlesnake Bar to Birdsall Dam book includes many photos and maps showing the old Rattlesnake Bar Bridge, water canal features of the North Fork Ditch, remnants of the Birdsall Dam that diverted the North Fork of the American River into the NFD, and the spectacular waterfalls of Knickerbocker Creek.
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Granite Bay to Horseshoe Bar
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake is a five part series of books. The Granite Bay to Horseshoe Bar book includes many photos and maps around the sites of Carrolton, Dotons Bar, the Narrows, Zantgraf Mine suspension bridge, and a stone mason aqueduct constructed along the North Fork Ditch along the North Fork of the American River.
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Folsom Dam to Rock Springs
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: Free! Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Folsom Lake was drained to less than 15% of its capacity during the California drought in 2015. This record low water level exposed many hidden historical gold rush sites from the 1850s. Kevin Knauss took numerous photos of historical sites and structures from Folsom Dam to Rock Springs that were usually covered by water. Numerous maps of the American River area are included.
In the Land of White Nights
Series: Northern Lights. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,340. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 by Ashberry Lane Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The lure of the nineteenth-century gold rush calls to Erik as he and Anna, his Aleutian bride, set sail for a new life together in Sitka. Anna fights her fears and the prejudice of others, while growing her newfound faith in the white man’s God. Together they discover joy as well as heartache in the Alaskan wilderness. But will Erik’s love of gold put all they’ve worked so hard for in jeopardy?
Her One and Only
Series: Prospect Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,210. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Western historical romance set during the gold rush in Canada
The Darkness You Fear: Ghosts of the Lost Blue Bucket Mine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,130. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Horror » General
Returning to her ranch after investigating the Whitman Mission massacre, Virginia Reed receives a mysterious message from an old friend, Mary Perkins. Mary traveled west on the Oregon Trail one year before Virginia’s own ill-fated journey with the Donner Party. Tragedy also befell Mary’s party, the Meek Cutoff wagon train: twenty-four souls lost their lives, and several children went missing.
Threepenny Plum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,580. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Rookie newspaperman Alex Woollcott is sent into the Colorado mountains to write about a dying adventurer and returns with the man and a story about one of the world's rarest postage stamps, the threepenny plum. This is Alex's story about an unusual stamp—and the unusual men that the stamp has defamed.
Portrait in Gold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,070. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
When Kate McGovern reads the journals given to her by her grandmother, her life changes forever. Written by a distant relative, the fascinating journal tells the story of Katherine Collins during the mid-eighteen hundreds in Ireland. As Kate continues to read the journals, she begins to unravel the mystery of a missing necklace and a small portrait that were a part of her family’s legacy.