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Leadville: A Miner's Epic

Leadville: A Miner's Epic

by Stephen M. Voynick

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Read about the gold, silver, and molybdenum mines of Leadville, Colorado with this engaging book. Written by a former Climax Molybdenum Co. hardrock miner, it tells the story of thundering rock drills and dynamite fumes, of how metals were torn from mountains in a grim, determined, and too-often tragic effort that ranks among the greatest of all frontier achievements. Includes lots of photos. This 6"x9" paperback has 165 pages filled with the interesting history of the mines and the men who worked them. See table of contents below.

Leadville: A Miner's Epic
Table of Contents

The Highest Valley of the Arkansas
1
Part I: The Gold Miners
5
Part II: The Silver Miners
27
Part III: The Molybdenum Miners
87
Part IV: The Present
123
Source Essay
155
Glossary
158
Index
161