By Shawn Hall

Elko County is wealthy in old websites, a lot of them hitherto uncharted and a few verging on disappearing. Now, for the 1st time, one publication identifies and locates the ghost cities and previous mining camps of Elko County and recounts their colourful histories. Following a guidebook layout, the writer divides the county into 5 simply obtainable areas, then lists the historical websites inside of each one area and supply instructions to arrive them. A background of every website in addition to an outline of its extant constructions and their current is incorporated. the result's a full of life compilation of neighborhood heritage and mining and ranching lore that files the colourful and dramatic prior of Nevada's northeast nook - its pioneers and prospectors, its cities and mines, its outlaws, ranchers, retailers, mining matters, and civic leaders. The ebook bargains by no means sooner than to be had information regarding the "old middle" of Nevada and the folks who settled there. it will likely be of putting up with worth to travelers and weekend explorers, ancient preservationists, and all these attracted to the historical past and artifacts of this crucial and colourful sector

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The company also worked claims on Lime Mountain. R. S. Hillman, the Tuscarora undertaker, had built in the spring. The mill was dismantled and moved to the Cooke claim, which later developed into the Big Bob mine. In August Smith completed a small cyanide mill. Construction began on a ten-stamp mill adjacent to the cyanide plant in 1899. The mill, which cost $3,200, had to be moved from the old Rescue Mining Company property near Charleston. Lew Bernard tore down the mill and a large crew built a road to Bull Run.

His stages traveled the same route in much less time, and the Carlin stage line was abandoned. By April 1875 five Cornucopia mines were listed on the San Francisco Stock Exchange; they were the Leopard, the Cornucopia, the Consolidated, the Tiger, the Panther, and the Constitution. In May the South Leopard Gold and Silver Mining Company (M. P. Freeman, president), which owned the Elko, the New York, and the Tioga mines, was incorporated. Other new mines included the Republican, the Rambling Sailor, and the Morning Star.

Page i Old Heart of Nevada Page ii Page iii Old Heart of Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Elko County Shawn Hall Page iv University of Nevada Press, Reno, Nevada 89557 USA Copyright © 1998 by University of Nevada Press All rights reserved Manufactured in the United States of America Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Hall, Shawn, 1960 Old heart of Nevada: ghost towns and mining camps of Elko County / Shawn Hall.  cm.  ) and index.  Ghost TownsNevadaElko CountyGuidebooks.  Mining campsNevadaElko CountyGuidebooks.

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