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197406 Desert Magazine 1974 June

197406 Desert Magazine 1974 June

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JUNE,
1974 75c
ICD
08256
I
-
 
GREAT
READING From
i
CAXTON PRINTERS
GHOST TOWN BOTTLE PRICE GUIDE by Wesand Ruby
Bressie. A new and revised edition oftheir popular bottle book, first published m
1964.
New section on Oriental relics, plus up-to-date values of bottles. Slick, paperback, illus-
trated,
124 pages, $3.95.
JEEP TRAILS TO COLORADO GHOST TOWNSby Robert L. Brown.
An illustrated, detailed, in-formal history of life in the mining camps deepin the almost inaccessible mountain fastness ofthe Colorado Rockies. Fifty-eight towns
are
in-
cluded.
239 pages, illustrated, end sheet map,Hardcover,$7.95.
GHOST TOWNS OF THE COLORADO ROCK-IES by Robert L. Brown.
Written by the authorof Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns, thisbook deals with ghost towns accessible by pas-senger car. Gives directions and maps for
find-
ing towns along with historical backgrounds.Hardcover, 401 pages,
$6.95.
m
GHOST TOWNS OF THE NORTHWEST byNorman Weis.
The ghost-town country of thePacific Northwest, including trips to many
little-known
areas, is explored in this first-hand fact-ual and interesting book. Excellent photo-graphy, maps. Hardcover, 319 pages, $6.95.
I
THE NEVADA DESERT by Sessions S.
WheeProvides information on Nevada's state parhistorical monuments, recreational area =ti f flelerparks,
area,
andhistorical monuments, recreational area, anasuggestions for safe, comfortable travel in theremote sections of western America. Paperback,
illustrated,
168 pages, $2.95.
;
SOUTHERN IDAHO GHOST TOWNS by WayneSparling.
An excellent reference describing 84ghost towns and the history and highlights of
each.
Excellent maps detail the location of thecamps, and 95 photographs accompany the text.Paperback, 135 pages, $3.95.
OWYHEE TRAILS by Mike Hanley and EllisLucia.
The authors have teamed to present theboisterous past and intriguing present of thisstill wild corner of the West sometimes calledthe I-O-N, where Idaho, Oregon and Nevadacome together. Contains interesting reading ofthe mining booms, Indian battles, holdups andrange wars of this little known area called TheOwyhees. Hardcover, 225 pages, $7.95.
Send check or money order to
MAGAZINE
Box 1318,Palm Desert, Calif. 92260
Calif.
Res. add
6%
sales ax
GEM MINERALS OF IDAHO by John A.
Beck-
with.
Contains information on physical and
opti-
cal characteristics of minerals; the history,
lore
and fashioning of many gems. Eleven rewardingfield trips to every sort of collecting area. Slickpaperback, maps and photos, 123 pages, $2.95.
Desert/June
7974
 
WILLIAM KNYVETT,
Publisher-Editor
GEORGE BRACA,
Art
Director
MARY FRANCES STRONG,
Field Trip Editor
JACK PEPPER, Spec/a/
Feature Editor
ENID
C.
HOWARD,
Associate Editor
F.
A.
BARNES,
Utah Associate Editor
CLENN VARGAS,
Lapidary Editor
K.
L.
BOYNTON,
Naturalist
MARVEL BARRETT,
Circulation Manager
Volume
37,
Number
6
CONTENTS
JUNE
1974
THE COVER:Colorado River canyon
in
southeastern Utah, withthe Fisher Towers
and
the
La
Sal
mountains
in the
background. Photographby David Muench, SantaBarbara, California.
F
E
ATU
HUNTING DINOSAURS
8
THE MINES
OF
RAND
12
NEAREST FARAWAY PLACE
16
MONO'S COLDEN CHOSTS
18
BACKPACKING
IN THE
ARCHES
24
GOLD
IN THE SAN
GABRIELS
28
MR. PEGLEG RESPONDS
... 34
THE DESERT FALCON
36
DESERT TURNS BACK
THE
CLOCK
46
RES
F. A.
BarnesHoward NealDiane ThomasMary Frances StrongBuddy MaysLester
F.
Ziegler
Mr.
Anonymous
K. L.
BoyntonCurtis Hindson
DEPARTMENTS
BOOKS
FOR
DESERT READERS
6
Book Reviews
DESERT LIFE
23
Hans Baerwald
RAMBLING
ON
ROCKS
42
Glenn
and
Martha Vargas
LETTERS
TO THE
EDITOR
47
Readers'Comments
CALENDAR
OF
WESTERN EVENTS
47
Club Activities
EDITORIAL, CIRCULATION AND ADVERTISING OFFICES: 74-109 LarreaSt., Palm Desert, California92260. Telephone Area Code 714 346-8144Listed
in
Standard Rate and Data. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: United States, Canada and Mexico;1 year,$6.00;
2
years, $11.00;
3
years
$16
00
Otherforeign subscribers add $1.00
U.
S.
currency
for
each year. See Subscription Order Form
in
this issue. Allow five weeks
for
change
of
address
and
send both new and
old
addresses with
zip
codes. DESERT Magazine
is
published monthly. Second class postage paid
at
Palm Desert California
and
at additional mailing offices under
Act
of
March
3,
1879. Contents copyrighted 1974
by
DESERT Magazine
and
permission
to
reproduce
any
or all
contents must be secured
in
writing. Manuscripts and photographs will
not be
returned unless accompanied
by
a
self-addressed stamped envelope

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