The nation's largest gold producer in 1866-1871, and the California leader during 1873-1892. Amazingly, the Idaho Maryland's output was ten times greater in 1939-1941, second only to the giant Homestake Mine in South Dakota. Here is the complete history, as told by the only man (except the owners) who had such unique access to operations above and below ground, and was underground superintendent when it closed in 1956.
288 pp. illus. maps, glossary; hardcover, $34.00