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Nevada's turbulent yesterday; a study in ghost towns.

Author: Don Ashbaugh
Publisher: [Los Angeles] Westernlore Press, 1963.
Series: Westernlore ghost town series, 1.
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Ashbaugh, Don.
Nevada's turbulent yesterday.
[Los Angeles] Westernlore Press, 1963
(OCoLC)904006087
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Don Ashbaugh
OCLC Number: 1389538
Description: 346 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Just so you'll know --
Way down south: "A damned good record"; Potosi was first; Steamboats in the sagebrush; Three wet Mormon communities; Pahranagat's stones stand still --
The colossal Comstock: "Nevada also was born at Genoa"; "Gold flakes and dime drinks"; "Chinatown to Pizen Switch"; "Washoe was a wampus"; "There was a Lousetown too"; Came the dawn!; "Seven slumbering sinners" Ho! to the Humboldt!: Unionville bounced for awhile; Star City gleamed; Humboldt City was modest; It was a lovely dream; The Indians call it yamosopo --
The rambunctious Reese River rush: Austin refused to play dead; A prolific municipal clan; Belmont was a bumptious baby; Cortez was a loner Off into the Northeast: "Eureka!"; Life popped in Palisade: Tuscarora tooted; Some northeastern mavericks --
The White Pine wonderland: Three old stage stations; White Pine was a whopper; No cherries, no creek; Three later eastern Nevada towns; "Give me back my yesterdays". Illustrations: Colorado River scene --
Last steamboat on Colorado --
Fort Churchill, from a contemporary sketch --
Dance hall girls, Goldfield --
Goldfield redlight district, about 1906.
Series Title: Westernlore ghost town series, 1.
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