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Timberline Tailings
Tales of Colorado’s Ghost Towns and Mining Camps

By Muriel Sibell Wolle

Timberline Tailings is a follow-up volume which the author published in 1977, after years of receiving letters from people who related their own stories, directions and data about Colorado mining camps after reading Stampede to Timberline.

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978-0-8040-0963-8
Retail price: $32.95, S.
Release date: January 1993
349 pages
Rights:  World

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