Out of the Dust - Utah's Lost Mines and Hidden Treasures by Stephen B. Shaffer
Written for the adventurer in all of us, Out of the Dust - Utah's Lost Mines and Hidden Treasures is a unique guide that surpasses all other books of it kind.
Author Stephen B. Shaffer brings to light stories of lost gold and silver mines carved out of the earth by Spaniards and Mexicans. Other stories tell of modern miner and their quest for hidden wealth in the hundreds of mountain and valleys of the West. While some treasure seekers have been rewarded with fabulous wealth, other have known only grief and disappointment.
Out of the Dust -- Utah's Lost Mines and Hidden Treasures features many photos and sketches -- published here for the first time -- and reveals long-forgotten cryptic and decoded treasure signs. This book, a treasure trove itself, is an essential asset for every adventurer and treasure hunter.
Paperback, c2005, x, 207 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
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