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Object ID 1000.122.02
Title From the Comstock Lode to Chevy Chase
Object Name Exhibit
Date 1998
Creator Eleanor Ford
Description From the Comstock Lode to Chevy Chase (p. 2 of 7: see 1000.122.01 and 1000.122.03-07)
May 20, 1998
For Ed Heller's slide lecture for Chevy Chase Historical Society

Panel #2

Photo of Mt. Davidson Virginia City
Foreground:
Left: Consolidated Virginia Mine (Big Bonanza)
Center: Ophir Mine (first Comstock strike)

Virginia City about six years old
[Photo of Virginia City about 1866, looking North on D Street. Maguire's Opera House second building on right]

[Map of Virginia City showing the locations of historic buildings & sites] [1000.122.02a and 1000.122.02b]

Information and illustrations from:

Eliot Lord: Comstock Mining & Mines
1959 reprint of 1883 edition
Nowell-North: Berkeley, Cal.
Effie Mona Mack: William Morris Stewart 1827-1909
Nevada Historical Society Quarterly,
Vol. VII, 1 & 2, 1964.
Douglas McDonald: Virginia City & the Silver Region of the Comstock Lode
Nevada Publications, Las Vegas, 1982.
T.A. Rickard: A History of American Mining
McGraw Hill: N.Y. 1932.
John D. Wilburn: Gold & Silver Mines on the Comstock Lode
Publications Press: Mesa, Arizona 1988.
Frank Wright: The Comstock
Nevada Historical Society 1985.
Ted Worm and Harre Demoro: The Silver Short Line
Trans Anglo Books: Glendale, Cal. 1983.