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Calico ghost town : S. California's greatest silver camp.

Author: Knott's Berry Farm (Buena Park, Calif. : Amusement park)
Publisher: Ghost Town [i.e. Buena Park], Calif. : Knott's Berry Farm, ©1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a brief history and overview of Calico Ghost Town.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Knott's Berry Farm (Buena Park, Calif. : Amusement park)
OCLC Number: 5177249
Notes: Cover title.
Description: 56 pages : illustrations, portraits, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Illustrations: "Two old photographs of the town showing the character of the buildings before the fire" --
"View of town looking south with portion of the Silver King tailings and trestle in the foreground. It is the only photograph giving a clew [sic] to the location and style of Calico's famous Hyena House" --
"Virginia Merritt, the much beloved schoolma'am of young Calico during the days when teachers wore hats in class" --
"Red Cloud Mine" --
"Picnic, 1885 style near Sioux Falls when ladies still road sidesaddle and napkins were homespun. Sioux Falls is located in the Upper Calicos" --
"Growing up in Calico was fun with picnic grounds galore and donkeys to take you there" --
"Scenic drive through Odessa Canyon" --
"Mule Canyon" --
"Upper Mule Canyon Road, Calico Mountains" --
"Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Barber, Jessie Barber, Mr. and Mrs. J.K. Tallman. Child is niece of Mrs. Merritt. A typical Calico family of 1895 enjoying a 4th of July celebration.." --
"The Level Oriental Group" --
"Former building foundations, invisible on the ground, are located through aerial pictures which reveal the exact outline of each former basement" --
"Existing ruins are being preserved as they now appear" --
"Time and vandalism left little of Calico's own Boothill" --
Numerous pictures of the restoration progress.

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Provides a brief history and overview of Calico Ghost Town.

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