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  1. #1

    Feb 2007
    SE Kansas
    Explorer SE PRO, XLT, Teknetics Omega
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    SE Kansas info.

    Here is some interesting information on my stomping grounds, southeast Kansas. The area was once a heavily populated coal mining region with dozens (probably over a hundred) towns and “mine camps” cramped into the area of southeast Crawford County and northeast Cherokee County. Most of the towns and camps today are ghost towns or just a shell of what they were. The first link is a map of the Pittsburg Coal fields showing the towns and camps.

    The second link is to the Pittsburg State University library’s special collections and should load a page of photographs from 1929 showing interesting places from some of the above towns and camps. Imagine the goodies out there! em_viewer.php&CISOMODE=grid&CISOGRID=thumbnail,A,1 ;title,A,1;subjec,A,0;descri,200,0;covera,A,0;20;i tem,title,descri,none,none&CISOBIB=title,A,1,N;sub jec,A,0,N;descri,200,0,N;none,A,0,N;none,A,0,N;20; title,none,none,none,none&CISOTHUMB=20%20(4x5);tit le,none,none,none,none&CISOTITLE=20;title,none,non e,none,none&CISOHIERA=20;subjec,title,none,none,no ne&CISOSUPPRESS=0&CISOTYPE=browse&CISOROOT=%2Firac lemens&CISOSTART=1,1

  2. #2

    Feb 2008
    Wichita KS. U.S.A
    Garrett Ace 250 Garrett Treasure Ace 300

    Re: SE Kansas info.

    That sounds really cool, I was born in Frontac at the old catholic hospital. Is there still chickn Marys and chickn Anns. We were planning to do some fishing at the strip pits for catfish. We will try to get up that way this will just blow the boy wonders mind. His grandpa collects old railway and mining laterns and he thinks there really neat. There are several places that are popping up and I just want to thanks the guys on the forum for the post the lil guys is bouncing of the walls already due to the rain> GOD BLESS Good luck huntin Monty
    Perception of reality is only good if you open your mind as well as your eyes

  3. #3
    Looking for that ONE find.

    Nov 2005
    South Central Kansas
    87 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: SE Kansas info.

    Oh I am dying to get over that way. That research will pay off for you. Good luck. Come over some time.



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