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Author Burtchard, Greg C., author.

Title Mining Glacier Basin : history of the Glacier Basin Mining District, Mount Rainier National Park / by Greg C. Burtchard, Jacqueline Y. Cheung, Robert McIntyre, Jr. ; foreword by Arthur L. Storbo.

Publication Info. Ashford, WA : National Park Service, Mount Rainier National Park, 2017.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Archives Fed Docs  I 29.2:M 86 R/7    ---  Available
Description xiv,183 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-166).
Contents Chapter 1. Introduction to Glacier Basin and its mining history -- chapter 2. Prospecting in the Pacific Northwest and on Mount Rainier -- chapter 3. Mining comes to Glacier Basin : the early days - 1902 to 1921 -- chapter 4. Mount Rainier Mining Company : the declining years -- 1922 to 1945 -- chapter 5. The new (and last) Mount Rainier Mining Company -- 1946 to 1984.
Summary "This book focuses specifically on the history of mining operations in Glacier Basin; the ups and down[s] of the Mount Rainier Mining Company, the related development of Storbo-White River Road through the White River valley and up to Glacier Basin, and the role of the National Park Service in administering and overseeing these operations"--Page 4.
Subject Mines and mineral resources -- Washington (State) -- Mount Rainier National Park -- History.
Mining corporations -- Washington (State) -- Mount Rainier National Park -- History.
Mineral industries -- Washington (State) -- Mount Rainier National Park -- History.
Glacier Basin (Pierce County, Wash.) -- History.
Mount Rainier Mining Company.
Mount Rainier National Park (Wash.) -- History.
Mines and mineral resources. (OCoLC)fst01022541
Mining corporations. (OCoLC)fst01022882
Washington (State) -- Mount Rainier National Park. (OCoLC)fst01308987
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Cheung, Jacqueline Y., author.
McIntyre, Robert, Jr., author.
Mount Rainier National Park (Agency : U.S.), issuing body.
Added Title History of the Glacier Basin Mining District, Mount Rainier National Park
Gpo Item No. 0648
Sudoc No. I 29.2:M 86 R/7

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