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Date of photo: 1920
In the early 20th century were was a dredging operation that dug up much of the land to the west of downtown Dayton, looking for gold and silver that might have washed down from the Comstock Lode.
Date Uploaded: February 4, 2019
Source: Facebook: Special Collections, UNR Libraries
Source Caption: We were thrilled to run across these rare images from the James R. Herz photo collection of the Dayton Dredging Company in action in Lyon County, circa 1920.