Ghost Towns of the Southwest: Your Guide to the Historic Mining Camps and Ghost Towns of Arizona and New Mexico

Ghost Towns of the Southwest: Your Guide to the Historic Mining Camps and Ghost Towns of Arizona and New Mexico

Book rating: 05 Paperback

By (author) Jim Hinckley

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  • Publisher: Voyageur Press Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 231mm x 25mm | 599g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Stillwater
  • ISBN 10: 0760332215
  • ISBN 13: 9780760332214
  • Illustrations note: 120 Colour, 25 Black and White, 6 Maps
  • Sales rank: 1,621,474

Product description

For centuries, the stunning panoramas of Arizona and New Mexico served as the backdrop for a veritable cavalcade of human history. From Anasazi cities built within towering canyon walls to early outpost villages of an expanding young nation, the Southwest served as the home to a range of communities that first thrived and ultimately demised in the region's rugged, sprawling landscapes. Today, the Southwest lures visitors with its majestic natural scenery and links to a fascinating chapter in our nation's history. In Ghost Towns of the Southwest, Jim Hinckley and Kerrick James present the colorful stories, colorful characters, and colorful landscapes that bring to life these landmarks of our past.

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Jim Hinckley has contributed to a wide variety of periodicals, including Route 66, American Road, and others. He is the author of Backroads of Arizona, and Route 66 Backroads. He lives in Kingman, Arizona. Kerrick James' images have appeared in such publications as Arizona Highways, Sunset, and National Geographic Adventure. He provided the photography for Route 66 Backroads, Backroads of Arizona, and Our Arizona. He lives in Mesa, Arizona.

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By mat archer 13 May 2010 5

This latest book is another fabulous work of Jim Hinckley, who recently gave us those wonderful Route 66 books...The photos by Kerrick James are simply fabulous and give a tangible flavor to the dramatic landscapes. Even if you never travel to these places, the photos are worth the price of the book...Escapees magazine, May, 2010

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"Escapees, "May/June 2010"This latest book is another fabulous work of Jim Hinckley, who recently gave us those wonderful Route 66 books...The photos by Kerrick James are simply fabulous and give a tangible flavor to the dramatic landscapes. Even if you never travel to these places, the photos are worth the price of the book."