Prospectors, Promoters and Hard Rock Miners

McLeod, Ian and McNeil, Holly

Editore: S.H. Co., Kelowna, 2004
Condizione: Very Good ++ Brossura
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SUBTITLED : ` Tales of the Stewart, B.C. and Hyder, Alaska Camps '. On a map of western North America where British Columbia and Alaska meet, you could throw down a blanket that would cover Stewart, B.C. and Hyder Alaska. About 1902 gold was discovered on the Grizzly Claim. What developed were rough and tumble mining towns. (There are two or more maps as well. ) Logging was also a means to a living. Men were men - see the piece about the man known as Short Circuit on page 149. 186 pages of history filled with delightful old photographs. Learn about the Yukon Telegraph line and the PGSL Railway. The area is subject to big rains and snows in the order of 65 feet. Read more about : rawhders, rough locks, and The King Eddy. Lead author has signed the title page. Cond : Paper wrapper is black with white lettering. Front cover photo is of an ambitious drift-miner with his home-made wheelbarrow. Volume is tight, bright, square and clean. Decidedly collectible ! ! Quote (p. 59) : " With Stewart just two miles north and the wharf right beside them, the two Hyders had access to hundreds of miners coming and going. Like its namesake on the American side, Hyder in British Columbia was built on pilings driven into the mud flats and adjoining and adjoining the highway. it consisted of about a dozen ._._._. ." Size: 8vo. Codice inventario libreria 008355

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Titolo: Prospectors, Promoters and Hard Rock Miners

Casa editrice: S.H. Co., Kelowna

Data di pubblicazione: 2004

Legatura: Softcover

Illustratore: B/W Photographs

Condizione libro:Very Good ++

autografato: Signed by Author

Edizione: First Edition.

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