California Ghost Town TrailsGem Guides Book Co #ad - Relive the history, high drama, heartbreak, and quick fortune world of the California ghost towns. This best-selling guide provides detailed maps, interesting facts, by region, and historical data for 139 of the best-known sites throughout the state, with illustrations and photos. Used book in Good Condition.
The Water Seekers Classic ReprintForgotten Books #ad - Excerpt from the water SeekersUntil the rise of modern cities these Roman aqueducts were unrivaled. The united states saw its first big water quest when the rising city of New York, bursting with a population of launched its forty-mile aqueduct to the Croton watershed in 1832. In the early 16005 the spreading metropolis of London turned afield for more water, building a twenty-mile conduit from two great springs in Hertfordshire.
The city was separated from thirst by a ten-day water supply in the reservoirs when timely rains forestalled disaster. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Forgotten books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy.
A second aqueduct, tapping the full limit of the Croton watershed, was finished barely in time to save the city from an other desperate drought in 1891. The big town's resolute expansion sent water engineers farther afield by the early 19005. Only by careful water conservation did its citizens hold off water famine until the completion of their Catskill Aqueduct, which served a population of more than Outpacing all other American cities in size, New York was also pointing the way in the business of seeking water.
The Water Seekers Classic Reprint #ad - About the publisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. A hundred miles north of new york lay an enormous new source in the wooded and sparsely settled Catskill Mountains; in the ten years from 1907 to 1917 the city built a third great aqueduct over the route, more than doubling its Croton supply.
Ghost Towns of the WestVoyageur Press #ad - The book reveals the little-known stories of long-dead soldiers, settlers, farmers, indigenous peoples, and miners. Western ghost towns can also easily be visited during jaunts to national parks, Yellowstone, Mount Rainier, Yosemite, including Grand Canyon, Glacier, Crater Lake, and many others throughout the West.
Ghost towns of the west is a comprehensive guide to former boomtowns of the American West, covering ghost towns in eleven states from Washington to New Mexico, and from California to Montana. Ghosts towns of the west is filled with photographs, history, maps, and detailed directions to find the best ghost towns to linger in the wake of the Old West.
Ghost Towns of the West #ad - Ghost towns of the west blazes a trail through the dusty crossroads and mossy cemeteries of the American West, Washington, Nevada, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, including one-time boomtowns in Arizona, Utah, California, Idaho, Oregon, and Wyoming. Most ghost towns are within a short drive of major cities out West, and they make excellent day trip excursions.
If you happen to be in or near los angeles, Phoenix, for example, Las Vegas, or El Paso, you ought to veer towards the nearest ghost town. Used book in Good Condition. 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. 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.