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

Smith, Duane A.

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ISBN 10: 0870815318 / ISBN 13: 9780870815317
Published by University Press of Colorado, Boulder, Co., 2001
Condition: As New Soft cover
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New copy. As one of the great mining regions of Colorado and the United States, the San Juan mountains provide insight into the development of both the industry and the state. More than 100 historical photographs, this book traces the mining and urban history of the San Juans from 1860 to 1914, through the lives of the people who opened, settled, and developed the beautiful but rugged mineral rich peaks of southwestern Colorado. Originally published in 1982 by The Colorado School of Mines, this is the first paperback edition, 1st printing. xvi/248pp. Desirable!. Bookseller Inventory # 002004

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Title: Song of the Hammer and Drill: The Colorado ...

Publisher: University Press of Colorado, Boulder, Co.

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:As New

Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Printing

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As one of the great mining regions of Colorado and the United States, the San Juan Mountains provide insight into the development of both the industry and the state. First published in 1982, Song of the Hammer and Drill, with the help of more than 100 historical photographs, traces the mining and urban history of the San Juans from 1860-1914 through the lives of the people who opened, settled, and developed the beautiful but rugged mineral-rich peaks of southwestern Colorado.

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Duane A. Smith is a professor of history at Fort Lewis College in Durango, and is the author or coauthor of more than fifty books on Colorado and the West. He also serves as chair of the Durango Parks and Forestry Board and on the Anima School House Museum Board.

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