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Desert bonanza: the story of early Randsburg, Mojave Desert mining camp

Author: Marcia Rittenhouse Wynn
Publisher: Glendale, Calif., A.H. Clark Co., 1963.
Series: Western lands and waters series, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Rev. ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wynn, Marcia Rittenhouse, 1901-
Desert bonanza.
Glendale, Calif., A.H. Clark Co., 1963
(OCoLC)602076311
Online version:
Wynn, Marcia Rittenhouse, 1901-
Desert bonanza.
Glendale, Calif., A.H. Clark Co., 1963
(OCoLC)631263768
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcia Rittenhouse Wynn
OCLC Number: 1747650
Description: xvi, 275 pages illustrations 25 cm.
Contents: Some early history --
In the beginning --
Big time desert mining --
The stage is set --
The Randsburg era --
Discovery of the Rand mines --
Rand Camp --
Some early citizens --
Boom town --
Randsburg survives her fires --
Mining and camp doings --
Johannesburg --
Mining camp doctor --
Our mine, the Baltic --
Tungsten boom --
Silver bonanza --
Poem: The desert rat --
Glossary of mining expressions.
Series Title: Western lands and waters series, 2.
Responsibility: by Marcia Rittenhouse Wynn.

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