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Leadville, a miner"s epic

by Stephen M. Voynick

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Published by Montain Press Pub. Co. in Missoula .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Leadville (Colo.),
  • Colorado,
  • Leadville
    • Subjects:
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Colorado -- Leadville -- History.,
    • Leadville (Colo.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStephen M. Voynick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF784.L4 V69 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 165 p. :
      Number of Pages165
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2840163M
      ISBN 100878421718
      LC Control Number84002001

      comment: john harmon acquired the leadville mine prior to and formed the tohoqua mining co., which developed and operated the mine from to , with ore processed at the 60 tpd gravity-concentration mill. the leadville mining co. was formed in under new owner a. a. cood, who ran the mine from to , when the mill burned down.   Leadville, an old Colorado mining town, may resume mining. for the past nine years the editor of the weekly Leadville Herald worked by old-fashioned miners in high boots and light-equipped.

      Hours of Operation: Please note: The Matchless Mine is closed for It will reopen Memorial Day weekend of Choose between a SELF-GUIDED surface tour of the mine site AM PM daily-OR-a GUIDED surface tour of the mine site at noon, , , and PM Friday-Sunday without advance of 10 or more can request guided tours . The fourth book in the series, Mercury’s Rise, has just been published by Poisoned Pen Press. A few months ago Ann and I sat down to lunch in NYC where she held me spellbound with tales of the Great and Good–or the Not So Good–who passed through Leadville, Colorado, center of America’s silver mining industry back in the s.

      Leadville, Colorado, rare books, old maps, photographs, silver mining, Horace Tabor, Western Americana, Colorado history, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, Custer, Native. Historical Weather. Below are weather averages from to according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is LEADVILLE 2 SW which is approximately 2 miles away and has an elevation of 9, feet ( feet lower than Leadville District Mine).Dillion Mine: mi.


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It lets you listen to the underground racket that led miners to stuff rags into their ears." --Tom Noel, Rocky Mountain News Cited by: 3. You HAVE to read this book to learn bout Leadville's mining history. It contains some great photos and interesting facts that bring you to the year the book was published (, revised in ).

The author claims to have written this book "not from a scholarly or historical standpoint, but from that of a working miner"/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Genre/Form: History Nonfiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Voynick, Stephen M. Leadville, a miner's epic. Missoula: Montain Press Pub.

Co., Leadville: A Miner's Epic by Voynick, Stephen M. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Leadville: A Miner's Epic. Stephen Voynick. A Great history on Leadville, Starting with the First Gold Miners, then the Silver Miners, then the Molybdenum Miners.

The Leadville miners' strike was a labor action by the Cloud City Leadville Union, which was the Leadville, Colorado local of the Western Federation of Miners (WFM), against those silver mines paying less than $ per day.

The strike lasted from 19 June to 9 Marchand resulted in a major defeat for the union, largely due to the unified opposition of the mine owners. Title: Leadville: A Miner's Epic Author Name: Voynick, Stephen M.

Categories: Mining, Edition: First Edition Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing co: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Softcover Book Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued Inscription: Signed by Author Seller ID: The Leadville mining district, located in the Colorado Mineral Belt, was the most productive silver-mining district in the state of Colorado and hosts one of the largest lead-zinc-silver deposits in the world.

Oro City, an early Colorado gold placer mining town located about a mile east of Leadville in California Gulch, was the location to one of the richest placer gold strikes in Colorado. Leadville became home to many skilled professionals.

A quote from the book "Leadville: Colorado's Magic City" by Edward Blair humorously sums up the situation: "Over lawyers made Leadville their home, while almost half that number of doctors attempted to correct, medically, the effects of alcohol, altitude, cold, and lawyers.".

Celebrate Leadville’s rich mining history at Boom Days, a multi-day street fair that takes place the first weekend of every August. Stroll among food carts and crafts booths, take part in a mining competition, a motorcycle game, or the rod and gun show, or watch the Boom Days parade as it cruises down Harrison Avenue on Saturday morning.

Encircling Leadville is the Mineral Belt Trail, one of Colorado’s highest and most scenic paved pathways. At miles, this ADA accessible trail winds through aspen groves, conifer forests, and. Immediately east of the town of Leadville, is the site of a vast abandoned silver mine. Pocked with all manner of twisted and decaying mining structures the disaster area takes on.

In the nineteenth century, the Irish were the second largest foreign-born ethnic group in Colorado, with the major sites of Irish settlement at Denver, Leadville, and Cripple Creek. The earliest Irish migrants in Colorado were miners, railroad workers, soldiers, and domestic servants.

In Denver, many Irish worked as common laborers. Inminers in Lake County. Climax Leadville history Book Mining geology colorado $ Geology and Mineral Resources of Lake County Colorado $ Leadville a miners epic Mining Geology Colorado History $ The first problem that the Adams administration inherited was the Leadville strike of As a result of the depression and the abandonment of the silver standard, there was an agreement between the Western Federation of Miners and the mine managers that wages be reduced in order to keep the mines open.

“Ludlow,” a novel in verse about Colorado’s infamous mining tragedy ofwritten by the state’s poet laureate and Colorado College Professor David Mason, shown here, is this year’s Common Reader book for all Colorado Mountain College campuses and communities.

After that resurgence the mining industry of the Leadville area was primarily the industrial mining and processing of molybdenum ore. (To be continued.) References: Stephen M. Voynick, Leadville: A Miner's Epic, Mountain Press Publishing Co., Missoula, Montana, Otis Archie King, Gray Gold, Big Mountain Press, Denver, LEADVILLE MINERS' STRIKE.

IT IS COSTING; COLORADO A HEAP OF MONEY. The Report That the Trouble Would Spread to Montana Denied by Union Officials. LEAD VILLE (Ool.), Nov. —The report of a probable sympathetic strike of miners in the other camps in aid of the Leadv-ille strikers is declared unfounded by the union officials.

The 18th Annual Conference of the Mining History Association was held in Leadville, Colorado, JuneThis was the Association’s second conference in Leadville which, at its peak, was one of the largest silver camps in the world.“To the RKO motion picture camera at her th birthday party: “I pray for the day when working men and women are able to earn a fair share of the wealth they produce in a capitalist system, a day when all Americans are able to enjoy the freedom, rights and opportunities guaranteed them by the Constitution of the United States of America.”.Leadville initially began as a mining settlement much like many other local towns but was officially founded in Rich veins of silver and gold brought droves of prospectors and hopeful settlers to Leadville in search of prosperity and soon after, a town developed to provide basic functions for these dedicated miners.