Download e-book for kindle: Bodie: 1859-1962 (Images of America) by Terri Lynn Geissinger

By Terri Lynn Geissinger

Nestled among the sage-covered, windswept hills of California�s japanese Sierra is the location of 1 of the main infamous mining cities of the previous West. In 1859, gold was once came across within the treeless hills northeast of Mono Lake. via 1879, Bodie used to be a city of approximately 10,000 souls and used to be in brief the third-largest urban in California. pleasure was once short-lived, despite the fact that, and note quickly unfold that the mines had reached top creation. An exodus all started, yet opposite to renowned trust, Bodie used to be by no means absolutely deserted. humans endured dwelling during this curious and gorgeous position in the course of the Fifties, and in 1962, the California kingdom Parks approach bought town web site. Now stabilized opposed to the weather, Bodie is at the present time referred to as the most important unrestored ghost city within the West.

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