RIVERS OF GOLD, by Woodworth, James K and William G.…

RIVERS OF GOLD, by Woodworth, James K and William G. Wilson < >


Edition: First thus.

Auburn, California: Placer Savings & Loan Association, nd (ca 1970). A collection of anecdotes and short stories about the early days in California's Mother Lode and Upper Sacramento Valley Country. Includes a story of a miner who was working at two mines in Amador City - Keystone and Bunker Hill - at the same time, the story behind the name "Murderer's Bar". photographs of the flood which washed out the bridge across the American River on Highway 49 in December 1964 and much more. Issued by Placer Savings & Loan Association, with a notation on the front cover "Compliments of Placer Savings." Illustrated with vintage photographs and drawings. While undated, this appears to be a slightly expanded version of the 1966 first edition, Ad for Placer Savings inside back cover. Large format, 44 pp.

Condition: Very near fine in stapled full color illustrated wrappers (previous owner's name) Uncommon.

Book ID: 85675
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