Oregon mining historian Kerby Jackson introduces us to a classic work on Oregon's mining history in this important re-issue of Bulletin 49, otherwise known as “The Lode Mines of the Central Part of the Granite Mining District, Grant County, Oregon”. Unavailable since the 1950's, this important publication was originally compiled by the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries and includes important details on the economic geology and mineral resources of this important mining area in North Eastern Oregon. Included are notes on the history, geology and development of important mines in the well known Granite Mining District which is located in Grant County, Oregon. Some of the mines discussed in this important volume include the Ajax, Blue Ribbon, Buffalo, Continental, Cougar-Independence, Magnolia, New York, Standard and the Tillicum. Also included are many rare maps pertaining to the mines in the area. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As such, some type characters and photographs might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.