Silver Saga

The Story of Caribou, Colorado

Revised Edition

by Duane A. Smith

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foreword by Robert G. Athearn

Mining the American West Series

"[Smith's] contribution gains stature with the realization that better-known camps such as Virginia City and Tombstone were atypical while the Caribous of the West were probably the norm."
—Western Historical Quarterly

"A complicated tale with much mining and financial crossruffing, which Smith has mastered by his diligent, widespread research."
—Caroline Bancroft, The Colorado Magazine


Silver Saga is Duane A. Smith's classic study of this important silver mining town.


Duane A. Smith is a professor of history at Fort Lewis College in Durango, and is the author or coauthor of more than fifty books on Colorado and the West. He also serves as chair of the Durango Parks and Forestry Board and on the Anima School House Museum Board.

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  • Paperback Price: $24.95
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-87081-729-8
  • Publication Year: 2003
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Illustrations: 41 b&w photographs, 3 maps, 1 line drawing
  • Discount Type: Short
  • Author: by Duane A. Smith
  • ECommerce Code: 978-0-87081-729-8
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