The Lost Trail Mine


If you enjoyed reading the tale of The Lost Trail Mine, we invite you to learn more about the subject from the following books -- check each of theGeoZone's tales of lost treasure since we bring you Further Reading covering many topics related to lost treasures and their geologic settings at the close of each tale.

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A Guide to Treasure in Colorado

H. Glenn Carson

Looking For Gold

Bradford Angier

Roadside Geology of Colorado

Halka Chronic

Ghost Towns, Colorado Style: Southern Region, Vol. 3

Kenneth Jessen

Golden Treasures of the San Juan

J.B. Marshall and T.H. Cornelius

Roadside History of Colorado

James McTighe

Ophir-Imogene Loop and Yankee Boy Basin

Kitty Benzar and Brian Benzar

Climb! The History of Rock Climbing In Colorado

Jeff Achey, et al

Colorado Atlas and Gazeteer

Delorme [editor]

Song of the Hammer and Drill: The Colorado San Juan, 1860-1914

Duane A. Smith