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Pacific Northwest Mining Camps by Alan H. Patera

Pacific Northwest Mining Camps by Alan H. Patera
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Pacific Northwest Mining Camps by Alan H. Patera

This book identifies and provides useful information on all places in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington that can be considered mining camps and towns.  The towns included had significant mines or were built to serve nearby mines or were smelter towns.

Information of several types has been included wherever possible. 
Location.  This has been done by county, written description relating the location to water courses, Section, Township and Range; and by map, showing the relationship of the place to other towns and land forms int he area.  Each entry is indeed to the map on which it is located. 
Elevation
Dates of operation, including for the post office (if the town had one)
Mining activity
Population estimates (if available)

Paperback, 66 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches. Contains 24 maps.

Click on additional images (above) to see photos:

  • High atop the Ochoco Mountains stands the mercury retort of the Independent mine
  • It never approached the fame of its California namesake, but Washington had its own mining camp named Bodie.  It has several log buildings remaining.
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Pacific Northwest Mining Camps by Alan H. Patera
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Pacific Northwest Mining Camps by Alan H. Patera
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