Date of photo: Mid 1860sPhotographer: Lawrence and Houseworth
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on Monday, April 11, 2011 at 05:07 AM
Photo of Eureka Mill Dam spring of 1872. See note first photo of series. Railroad is transitioning from flume to separate roadbed, which skirted reservoir and terminateed at an ore slide transfer with V&TRR @ .7 mile distant. Detailed description of Mill, Dam and Eureka Mill Railroad can be found in October 5, 1871 and April 09, 1872 Territorial Enterprise reporter visits to site.
Mallory Hope Ferrell said:
on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 05:50 PM
Gauge of the Eureka Mill RR was 30". They later acquired an H.K. Porter 0-4-0T locomotive in 1887. Locomotive still exists. see the book VIRGINIA & TRUCKEE...The Bonanza Road (Hundman Pub) for photos/history.
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