A ROAD TO RICHES – RANDSBURG RAILWAY COMPANY AND MINING DISTRICT

A ROAD TO RICHES – RANDSBURG RAILWAY COMPANY AND MINING DISTRICT

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New Book

Expected Release Date:

September
Phil Serpico 112 pages hardcover

Historic epic of California desert railroading and operations in the Rand Mining District from 1897 to 1934. Story of the Randsburg Railway Company which was built from Kramer to Johannesburg by private interests to serve the rich mining district. Read about the discovery of gold on Rand Mountain, the immense tungsten deposits at Atolia, and the rich silver find at Red Mountain; also included is material on the various stamp mills serving the area. This is a wonderful reference addition to any library on California desert mining and railroading.