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3 edition of guide to the gold mines of Kansas found in the catalog.

guide to the gold mines of Kansas

John J. Pratt

guide to the gold mines of Kansas

containing an accurate and reliable map of the most direct railroad routes from the Atlantic cities to the farthest point west now reached by railroad communication, via Hannibal and St. Joe Railroad, and from thence to the gold mines; also, all other practicable routes.

by John J. Pratt

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Published by Printing Office of C. Scott in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. Louisville, Lost Cause Press, 19--.

StatementBy Pratt & Hunt, civil engineers and surveyors, Kansas Territory.
SeriesWagner-Camp, Plains and Rockies -- 342., Plains and Rockies -- 342.
The Physical Object
Pagination70 p.
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17072570M
OCLC/WorldCa36097347

The gold regions of Kansas and Nebraska.: Being a complete history of the first year's mining operations. Also, geographical, climatological, and statistical description of the great Northwest. weekdays, and is located at the Division of Geology and Land Survey, Fairgrounds Road in Rolla. Check out all our posters for sale in the education category e 22"x28" Galena was at one time easily collected in the zinc-lead mines of the Jop-File Size: 1MB.

Guide to Ghost Towns in Colorado Ashcroft ghost town. Photo: Dixie Lawrence. Colorado is a state filled with a rich, Wild West history, which can be easily experienced with a trip to a ghost town. During the Great Gold Rush in the second half of the 19th century, settlers headed west in search of their fortune. Mining camps boomed. Fossil Books Learn about prehistoric life with these books about fossils! Guide to Fossils A Firefly Book. Only $ "A guide to the identification, understanding and hunting of fossils, which includes all major groups of fossils and an identification key." caves, gold prospecting, mines, festivals, museums, and more. More information.

The "Nebraska and Kanzas, Showing Pikes Peak " map appeared as the only map in J.W. Reed's "Map of and Guide to the Kansas Gold Region" (WCa), also published by J.H. Colton. Bound in brown linen 15x10, with "Guide to Kansas, The Pike's Peak Gold Region &c. &c. J.H. Colton New York" in gold on the cover. Exploration Book. Au2hound's Lost & Buried Treasure, Ghost Towns, Rock Hounding, Gold Prospecting, featuring items, including A Guide to Treasure in Idaho ~ Lost & Buried Treasure, Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of Old Wyoming ~ Lost Mines & Buried Treasures, Buried Treasures You Can Find ~ Lost & Buried Treasure, Gem Trails of Northern California, United States Treasure 5/5(41).


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Guide to the gold mines of Kansas by John J. Pratt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Start Finding Gold. - A Guide to Prospecting in the Midwest is an excellent resource for prospectors in the Midwestern U.S. It documents gold-bearing locations throughout the states of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Genre/Form: Guidebooks: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Allen, Obridge. Guide book and map to the gold fields of Kansas & Nebraska and Great Salt Lake City.

- Gold mines and mining--Kansas--Maps - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Medium 1 map ; 60 x 56 cm. Call Number/Physical Location. Gold has been discovered in nearly every state in the U.S. The famous gold areas of Alaska, California, and many of the western states still produce lots of gold, and even many of the states across the Midwest and east coast have gold that can be recovered by prospecting.

This state by state guide will help you get started on your adventure. Hand book to the gold fields of Nebraska and Kansas: being a complete guide to the gold regions of the North and South Platte and Cherry Creek: embracing a reliable description of the country, climate, streams, scenery, etc., different routes from the Mississippi River to the mines, the best camping places on reach route, and a reliable map of the same: and valuable information as.

The Herald of Freedom Hand-Book and Guide to Pike's Peak agreed, and said Lawrence was the best outfitting point. [12] A letter from the gold fields to the Wyandotte Commercial Gazette stated that several parties had come through by the Smoky Hill.

Within a few months, word of the discoveries quickly spread east and the great Kansas gold rush was on. In three large lode claims were made near Pike's Pike and an estimatedpeople headed to the Kanzas Territory.

At least 20 guide books to the Kansas gold fields were printed in Today, these guide books are very rare. The legend of the Lost Dutchman's Mine is one of the most infamous and widely disputed in America-- but the story of a gold mine, loaded with riches, hidden in the desert just won't seem to die out.

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A guide to the gold mines of Kansas: containing an accurate and reliable map of the most direct railroad routes from the Atlantic cities to the farthest point west now reached by railroad communication, via Hannibal and St. Joe Railroad, and from thence to the gold mines, also, all other practicable routes.

[Denver?: Nolie Mumey. MLA Citation. Areas of Mineral potential for land-use planning purposes, Eeastern Goldfields Map shows the Kalgoorlie gold mining region from Wiluna in the north to Dundas in the south, showing gold deposits, mines, nickel deposits, rocks, sediments, lakes, railways, towns, and.

Colorado, Its Gold and Silver Mines: Farms and Stock Ranges, and Health and Pleasure Resorts: Tourist's Guide to the Rocky Mountains Frank Fossett C.G. Crawford, printer and stationer, - Colorado - pages. A hand book to the gold fields of Nebraska and Kansas [electronic resource]: being a complete guide to the gold regions of the North and South Platte and Cherry Creek: embracing a reliable description of the country, climate, streams, scenery, etc., different routes from the Mississippi River to the mines, the best camping places on reach route, and a reliable map of the area:.

Overland routes to the gold fields, from contemporary diaries. / Edited by LeRoy R. Hafen; The Indians of Colorado / by LeRoy R. Hafen; Colorado: a story of the state and its people / by LeRoy R. Hafen and Ann W. Hafen; Traveler's guide to the new gold mines in Kansas and Nebraska: with a description of the shortest and m.

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Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle. The illustrated miners' hand-book and guide to Pike's Peak with a new and reliable map, showing all the routes, and the gold regions of western Kansas and Nebraska. Published by Parker & Huyett in St.

Louis. Written in EnglishPages: Arvonia, Kansas, located southeast of Reading, Kansas on the shoreline of Melvern Lake. This is an incomplete list of ghost towns in the state of Kansas. Many of the sites listed here are on private property and may be dangerous or illegal to visit.

Inquire with local authorities or property owners for access to these places. 1 Classifications. Guide book and map to the gold fields of Kansas & Nebraska and Great Salt Lake City / Title: Gold mines and mining: Other copies: Look for editions of this book at your library, or elsewhere.

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This is a sensible movement and should have been made long ago. It will not be possible for Leavenworth long to retain the Pike's Peak trade, if. Too often do I hear the story of prospectors old and new failing to find gold on known gold bearing creeks, even with all the know how .