e books, gold, prospecting, mining, resources

Gold eBook Library

Here is an ever-expanding collection of ebooks for you to read about historic gold prospecting and mining.

Although some of the practices are out of date, the information is great to build your knowledge of gold prospecting and mining techniques, processes, and equipment.  From detailed descriptions of rocker boxes and sluice set ups to daily adventures on the gold trails, these books will keep you entertained around the campfire.

Location Specific Books


The Cariboo Trail:  A Chronicle of the Gold-fields of British Columbia ca. 1916

Handbook to the New Gold Fields: A Full Account of the Richness and Extent of the Fraser and Thompson River Gold Mines. circa 1858


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