Maps, Gold & Gems and Ghost Towns

Northwest Distributors is your source for locating ghost towns and gold and gem deposits

Take a stroll through yesterday with these map packages of the Old West!

These packages have been compiled by R. N. Preston, an avid collector of old maps for more than 40 years. States included are Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and California (divided into two packages at the city of Merced, CA – Northern California and Southern California), Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada and Montana.

Imagine 100 years of information compiled and printed on modern USGS maps revealing many secrets!  Please browse through our site and discover old ghost towns and learn about gems and minerals and where they could be found in the western states.

Thank you for visiting our site
Ralph Preston


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