Books tagged: silver mining

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Cangalli: An American Company Searches for an Ancient River of Gold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,230. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Gold mining had been going on for four hundred years in an area known as the Tipuani Gold District of Bolivia. One small gold company from Denver, was convinced that their 5,000 acre site held evidence of an ancient river system. Modern technology of today was able to capture these small particles of gold. True story recorder by the author and later became a shareholder.
Hart the Regulator 3: Tago
Series: A Hart the Regulator Western, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
TAGO is one hell of a frontier town. When Wes Hart is hired as the tregulator for the silver-mining town, he has his work cut out facing murderer Crazy John Carter; thief and rapist Jake Henry; Dan Waterford out for revenge and Lacey, who want to see a bif red hole in Hart's head. Tago is sure one hell of a town.
James Quirinus Cornelius van den Bosch: Unsung Hero of the Race to the Reese
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This brilliant Dutch immigrant was the first to identify silver ore in central Nevada and to develop the method that made its milling practical.
The Getchells and The Betty O'Neal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Betty O’Neal Mine was discovered in 1877, incorporated in California twelve years later, and taken to patent in 1892. Lysander Getchell was the first to recognize the full potential of the mine. After his death in 1918 his son Noble became the general manager for the mine, and developed the Betty O’Neal into the largest producer of silver in Nevada throughout most of the 1920s.
Whiteout: Lost In Aspen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,760. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Irreverent, poignant, and revealing, WHITEOUT is a meditation on wealth and the vain, glorious quest for paradise in Aspen, Colorado. Even as Ted Conover describes how he crashed Don Johnson’s Christmas party, or what it was like to sit in on the taping of John Denver’s holiday video, he is turning the lens of his craft upon himself and documenting his own seduction by the Aspen mystique.
Cashbox
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 137,680. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In the late 19th Century, a silver bonanza creates a new Montana mining town, Cashbox, teeming with people who have dreams--and schemes.