Here's a sampling of High Plains titles on Wyoming and the West: history, outlaws and lawmen, women, poetry, memoirs, and other perspectives of the West. For more information click on the image of the book.
Follow the Boys of Company K to Wyoming during the Civil War.
The inside story of the life of Butch Cassidy.
Poems that will change the way the world looks at women in ranching.
An inspirational and humorous journey of self-discovery.
Did Tom Horn commit the murder of 14-year-old Willie Nickell for which he was hanged?
The story of the horse that became the symbol of Wyoming
The life of each of the fifty-five sheriffs in Wyoming's territorial days
Hasselstrom's poetry contains the rhythms of the authentic West.
W.C. Jameson, an expert on treasure hunting, now turns his attention to Wyoming’s lost fortunes. With his gift for storytelling, he relates intriguing legends and historical accounts of lost gold, buried payrolls, and hidden strongboxes.
Jameson takes us on an adventure to the four corners of Wyoming to investigate the Snake River Pothold Gold, the Hallelujah Gulch Robbery Loot, the Lost Treasure of Big Nose George, the Lost Cabin Gold Mine, and twelve other action-packed tales.
Buried treasures and mines bearing vast riches exist in Wyoming. These stories will pique the reader’s imagination. Some are legends whispered from person to person over the decades and others have been recorded in court records and history books.
As Jameson writes, “Not all treasure hunters will be successful, but those who come away from the experience are richer by far than when they arrived.”
Jameson has written more than 60 books on treasure hunting and served as an advisor to Walt Disney Productions on the National Treasure movies starring Nicholas Cage. An amateur treasure hunter in Texas testified in court that he had found a multi-million dollar lost treasure by using only a copy of one of Jameson's books and Google Earth for directions.
• 978-0931271953 • signed and numbered limited edition hardcover • 5 X 7.5 inches • 144 pp • $35.00 ORDER NOW
"This dandy little book is fun to read, easy to understand, and is chock full of ideas about hunting for lost treasure in Wyoming."
••Phyllis Morreale-de la Garza, Chronicle of the Old West
W.C. Jameson, author of Lost Mines & Buried Treasure of Old Wyoming, is the award-winning author of more than 60 books, 1500 articles and essays, 300 songs, and dozens of poems.
His prominence as a professional fortune hunter has led to a series of best-selling books as well as consultant roles with the Unsolved Mysteries television series and the Travel Channel. Recently he served as an advisor for the film National Treasure starring Nicolas Cage and appears in an interview on the DVD of the motion picture. Jameson has acted in five films and has been interviewed on the History Channel, the Travel Channel, PBS, and Nightline.
He has written the sound tracks for two PBS documentaries and one feature film. Jameson’s music has been heard on NPR, and he wrote and performed in the musical Whatever Happened to the Outlaw Jesse James?
When not working on a book, he tours the country conducting writing workshops and performing his music at folk festivals, concerts, roadhouses, and on television. He lives in Llano, Texas.
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