It was a boom town with material reasons for substantial growth.
At the foot of this ancient fiord lies the boom town of Skaguay.
We got down from the train late in the afternoon at a village which reminded us, at first glance, of a boom town in the Far West.
From the first it became evident that Willets would not be a boom town.
What could bring a girl of her sort to a boom town below the border?
Sam Pardee was drawn to a new town, a boom town, as unerringly as a small boy scents a street fight.
I read in a paper the other day of a sign in front of an eat-joint in a Western boom town.
No "boom town" can possibly produce a genius: it only fosters sundry small Napoleons of finance.
If he actually did possess such a weakness, Little Missouri and the boom town were fully able to satisfy it.
The crew stayed for four weeks in a boom town of nine thousand, installing a complete telephone system.