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Thomas F. Walsh – Colorado Mining Tycoon

Thomas Walsh 1904

Author: John C Stewart, published 2007 Author’s description: In the first complete biography of Thomas Walsh, John Stewart recounts the tycoon’s life from his birth in 1850 and his beginnings as a millwright and carpenter in Ireland to his tenacious, often fruitless mining work in the Black Hills and Colorado, which finally led to his  Continue Reading

Riches to Rust

Author: Eric Twitty, pulbished 2002. Author’s description: Whether you are a tourist with a casual interest in old mine sites or a serious mining historian wanting to know more about mining methods, you will find Riches to Rust to be fascinating reading. Eric Twitty’s new book can be used as a field guide for exploring  Continue Reading