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Silver and Sawdust: Life in the San Juans

By: Reyher, Ken
Price: $15.95

Western Reflections Publishing, Montrose, CO, 2000, 2005. Interesting book on what life was like in the mining camps of the San Juan Mountains in the early days. Chapters include: Packers, Freighters, and Iron Horses; At the Mine; Wives and Sweethearts; Boom Town Kids; Beer and Brothels, and others. Paperback with pictiral photo cover, 194 pages.