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Comstock Lode

Virginia City Nevada and the Comstock Lode- A once bustling mining town in the late 1800s, Virginia City was heralded as the most important settlement between Denver, Colorado and San Francisco, California in the time of its heydays. One of the oldest settlements in Nevada, it got its start when two miners by the names of Pat McLaughlin and Peter O'Reilly discovered gold at the head of Six-Mile Canyon in 1859. Soon, another miner named Henry Comstock, stumbled upon their find and…


~*Photography Originally Taken By: www.CrossTrips.Com Under God*~ The Comstock Lode was the first major U.S. deposit of silver ore, discovered under what is now Virginia City, Nevada on the eastern slope of Mt. Davidson, a peak in the Virginia range

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1900s "Comstock Lode, Mining Town, Nevada Map, Lithograph" Map Print

c.1900s "Comstock Lode, Mining Town, Nevada Map, Lithograph" (Antique,Vintage,Old,B&W) Reproduction Photograph-Photo-Print. Frame it!