Table of Contents:
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Foreword; Preface; Chapter One: The Beginning; Promoting the Boom; Routes to the Mines; Boom Towns; What of the Prospects?; Chapter Two: The Flourishing; Environment; Health; Newspapers; Lawlessness; Recreation; The Theater; The Church, The School, and Humanitarianism; Local Government; Partisan Politics; Property and Prosperity; Chapter Three: The Decline; The Struggle of Labor; The Problem of Water and the Peril of Fire; The Search for Capital; The Turning Point; Chapter Four: Rally and Collapse.
  • British ContributionsBritish Determination and Adversity; Abandonment; Epilogue: The Mining Camp and the Frontier; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index.