Ghost towns of the Northwest

by Norm Weis

Publisher: Caxton Printers in Caldwell, Idaho

Written in English
Published: Pages: 319 Downloads: 929
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Places:

  • Northwest, Pacific.

Subjects:

  • Ghost towns -- Northwest, Pacific.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [312]-314.

Statementby Norman D. Weis. Photos. and maps by the author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF852 .W52
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 319 p.
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5220472M
ISBN 100870042017
LC Control Number75137768

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