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The Lost Estes Mine


If you enjoyed reading the tale of The Lost Estes 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


Lost Sheepherder's Gold

Temple H. Cornelius

Colorado Atlas and Gazeteer

Delorme [editor]


Physical Geography of North America

A.R. Orme [editor]

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

Kenneth Jessen


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

Duane A. Smith

Roadside Geology of Colorado

Halka Chronic


Rocky Mountain Boom Town: A History of Durango, Colorado

Duane A. Smith

Golden Treasures of the San Juan

J.B. Marshall and T.H. Cornelius


Colorado Mining Stories

Caroline Arlen