By William Daugherty in 1891
Weighing the load at the Gould & Curry Mine in Virginia City, Nevada, Lawrence & Houseworth, 1866.
Alva Gould – Discoverer of the Gould & Curry Mine
Celebrating the Fourth in Boom Towns
Developing Panamint, California
Honest Miner To a Poker-Playing Politician
Making Footprints in the Reese River Valley
Mining Above the Timber Line
Old Tom – A Typical Mining Camp Character
Placing a Mine
The Sultana Mine
White-Headed Bill – A Stalwart Miner
Silver City, Nevada Mining Remnants by Kathy Alexander.
Compiled and edited by Kathy Weiser/Legends of America, updated January 2021.
The Montgomery Shoshone Mine & Mill complex near Rhyolite, Nevada, California Panorama Co., 1907. Montgomery Mountain is in the background and a spur line of the Las Vegas & Tonopah Railroad in the foreground.
Tales of the Overland Stage (Reno Evening Gazette)
Pioneers on the Nevada Frontier (Reno Evening Gazette)
Pioche Land Jumpers and the Death of Jack Harris (Reno Evening Gazette)
Violence on the Nevada Frontier (Reno Evening Gazette)
Historical Accounts of American History
Nevada – The Silver State
Frank “Shorty” Harris – Single Blanket Jackass Prospector
Swindle at the Gold Bar Mine, Nevada
Death Valley Ghost Towns & Mines
Mining on the American Frontier
About the Author: Written by William Daugherty, for the Reno Evening Gazette in 1891. The Reno Evening Gazette was first published on October 12, 1876, and continued for the next 107 years. In 1977, it was merged with the Nevada State Journal and continues to exist today as the Reno Gazette-Journal. Note: The article is not verbatim as spelling errors, minor grammatical changes, and editing have occurred for the ease of the modern reader.