Gold Country's Forgotten Places
Researching and exploring the foothills and mountains of the Northern Sierra, looking for places that once were thriving towns during the Gold Rush, eventually dying out and vanishing, is something I thoroughly enjoy doing. This book is about some of those places, complete with GPS coordinates to help you find them. More
“You will find it hard to believe that there stood at one time a fiercely-flourishing little city, of two thousand or three thousand souls, with its newspaper, fire company, brass band, volunteer militia, bank, hotels, noisy Fourth of July processions and speeches—all the appointments and appurtenances of a thriving and prosperous and promising young city—and now nothing is left of it all but a lifeless, homeless solitude.
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