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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 historical map packages of the Old West!  Are you interested in Ghost Towns, Gold and Gems or both?

Whether you’re looking to locate an old ghost town or your interest lies in gold and gems, you will definitely want one or more of these packages of historical maps!  There are two series — each with 11 publications — that have been compiled by R. N. Preston, an avid collector of old maps for more than 40 years. There is a ghost town map package and a gold and gems map package for each of the following States:

(*California – the state of California is divided into two packages at the city of Merced, CA – Northern California and Southern California)

Imagine having 100 years of information compiled into a handy map package, revealing many secrets! Browse through our sit, and discover old ghost towns, learn about gold and gems sites and where they could be found in ten western states.


Gold & Gem Maps

All of the western state gold and gems map packages contain maps with the same format displaying the locations for silver, gold and gem deposits. All maps in this series are in packages measuring 6.5″ x 9.5″. The very readable maps measure 17.5 x 23 when unfolded and should prove valuable as field guides for all enthusiasts of early mining activities, rockhounds, history buffs or amateur treasure hunters!

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Ghost Town Maps

Ghost Towns and Ghost Sites are yours to rediscover as you peruse and study the maps in this collection. All maps included in the Ghost Town series are reproduced from authentic documents on file from various archival collections such as the National Archives. Each packet, measuring 6.5″ by 9.5″, contains maps (18″ x 24″ trimmed) which were selected for quality, age and location details.

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Dealer Inquiries

Dealer inquiries are welcome! If you are a map distributor, our historical ghost town maps and gem and gold maps can be a nice addition to your inventory and / or catalog. Gift shops, truck stops, travel agencies, mom and pop stores, novelty shops, and book stores are all perfect places to feature and sell our historical map packages.

If you would like to offer our map packages in your store or catalog, please Contact Us for more information.


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