img-book

THE LIFE OF A MINER

by: Bobbie Kalman

Mining was one of the more difficult ways to earn a living in the Old West. Details the work & hardships of the people who searched for valuable minerals such as gold, silver, & copper. 45 Color photos & illus; 8.5×11 inches, 32 pgs.

0-7787-0109-3
978-0-7787-0109-5
Softcover
08-01-2008
Childrens Books & DVDs

Currently Out of Stock

Meet the Author
Books of Bobbie Kalman
Overview

Mining was one of the more difficult ways to earn a living in the Old West. Bobbie Kalman’s new book The Life of a Miner details the work and hardships of the people who searched for valuable minerals such as gold, silver, and copper. Fascinating text reveals:
• how the mining industry began
• how a hard rock mine worked
• a miner’s tools
• different jobs in the mines
• hazardous working conditions underground
• miners’ rights, homes, and families
• boomtowns and famous mines of the West

Life in the Old West series
Bobbie Kalman, author of the acclaimed Historic Communities series, explores what life was really like for the cowboys, adventurers and immigrants who made the west famous. Authentic photographs and beautiful full-color illustrations help recreate this rough-and-ready era in our history.

Details

ISBN: 0-7787-0109-3
Publisher: Crabtree
Publish Date: 08-01-2008

“THE LIFE OF A MINER”

There are no reviews yet.