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Panorama of Virginia City, Nevada (No. 2) View from the Combination Shaft

Date of photo: Late 1870s
Photographer: Carleton Watkins

Permanent Link: http://wnhpc.com/details/watkins1102
Shortlink: http://wnhpc.com/d/54
Tags: comstock, fourthwardschool, panorama, virginiacity, vtrailroad, vtvcenginehouse,

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The second of a three-part panorama of Virginia City. This part looks west from the Combination Shaft, towards central Virginia City. At the far left you can see the Virginia and Truckee roundhouse. Further to the right a few tailing piles are actively being built up, and in the background you can see the Fourth Ward School and the business and homes of downtown.

See also parts one and three.

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Date Uploaded: January 6, 2008

Source: California Digital Library

Source URL: http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf400006gd/

Source Caption: Title: Panorama of Virginia City, Nevada (No. 2) View from the Combination Shaft Collection: Hearst Mining Collection of Views by C. E. Watkins Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.


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