By Bonnie Ketterl Kane
Illustrated by Susan Sjoberg Hollander
Volume IV – Part One explores the variety of mining activities that took place, and are still taking place, in the San Emigdio Mountains, especially those of the elusive Los Padres gold and silver mines. Part Two covers the establishment of the National Forest, the U.S. Forest Service, early fire fighting techniques, lookout tower experiences, hunting, snow rescues and airplane crashes. Part Three gives the history of the building of aqueducts and reservoirs through the area.
7 X 10, black & white illustrated paperback, 386 pgs – $23