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Pump at Union Mine

Photographer: Unknown

Source: Nevada Appeal, January 2, 2010

Tags: mining, unionmine, virginiacity,

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Detail of a Cornish pump at the Union Mine in Virginia City. These pumps kept the mines dry as excavation reached the lower levels of the Comstock.

"Pump at Union Mine, Virginia City, Nevada. Flywheel
36 ft in dia. Weight 208700 lbs.- Low pressure
Cylinder 100 in dia. Cost $547000.00"


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Date Uploaded: January 2, 2010

Permanent Link: http://wnhpc.com/details/photo0212

Source: Nevada Appeal, January 2, 2010

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