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Frank Lorey III

Frank Lorey III

Frank is a Federal and State-registered Historian, and does archaeology work throughout the southwest.  He is also editor-in-chief of ASA Publications, and has written and/or edited 14 books, including one on mining history. 

Frank was a regular guest on the History Channel's Wild West Tech show for two seasons.  He also writes on World War II and aviation history for several other magazines, with over 350 published articles.
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Harshaw's Silver Days

Arizona's Border Silver Camps

The Spanish Silver of Mowry

Montana's Virginia City Has Golden Legacy

Mojave Desert Placer Mining

Golden Age of Gold Dredges

Ghost Towns of Washington County, Utah

Mariposa, California

The Golden Highway—Tuolumne County

The Golden Days of Julian, California

The Golden Highway—Amador County

Historical Mining Methods

The Golden Highway—El Dorado County

The Golden Streams of Butte County, California

The Golden Highway—Placer County

The Golden Highway—Calaveras County

The Golden Highway—Nevada County

Gold of Plumas County

The History of Gold Mining in Sierra County

Remote Mining Camps of Yuma County

The Kern River Gold Rush

Life in the Alaska Gold Rush

Benton’s Rich Silver

The Gold of Yuba County


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