Ghost Towns Of The West by Philip VarneyGhost Towns Of The West by Philip Varney

Ghost Towns Of The West

byPhilip Varney, Jim Hinckley

Paperback | April 11, 2017

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Ghosts Towns of the Westis filled with photographs, maps, history, and detailed directions to find the best ghost towns to linger in the wake of the Old West.

Ghost Towns of the Westblazes a trail through the dusty crossroads and mossy cemeteries of the American West, includingone-time boomtownsin Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The book reveals the little-known stories of long-dead soldiers, indigenous peoples, settlers, farmers, and miners.

Perfect for planning a road trip, each section covers a geographic area and town entries are arranged by location to make this the most user-friendly book on ghost towns west of the Mississippi. Most ghost towns arewithin a short drive of major citiesout West, and they make excellent day trip excursions. If you happen to be in or near Los Angeles, Phoenix, Las Vegas, or El Paso, for example, you ought to veer towards the nearest ghost town.Western ghost townscan also easily be visited during jaunts to national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Crater Lake, Mount Rainier, Glacier, Yellowstone, and many others throughout the West.

Ghost Towns of the Westis a comprehensive guide to former boomtowns of the American West,covering ghost towns in eleven statesfrom Washington to New Mexico, and from California to Montana. This book has everything you need to learn about, visit, and explore a modern remnant of how life used to be on the western range.

Phillip Varneyis the author and photographer of seven books about ghost towns. He has toured and photographed more than six hundred ghost towns throughout the American West. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.Jim Hinckleyhas written numerous critically acclaimed and best-selling books, and hundreds of feature articles about travel, and Route ...
Title:Ghost Towns Of The WestFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.82 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.82 inPublished:April 11, 2017Publisher:Voyageur PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760350418

ISBN - 13:9780760350416

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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