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Comstock Miner

Date of photo: 1867-68
Photographer: Timothy O'Sullivan

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Tags: comstock miner mining virginiacity

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A miner hard at work inside one of the mines on the Comstock.

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Date Uploaded: January 1, 2008

Source: National Archives

Source URL: http://www.archives.gov/research/american-west/index.html#earth

Source Caption: Miner working inside the Comstock Mine, Virginia City, Nev. Taken by O'Sullivan using the glare of burning magnesium for a flash of light, 1867--68. 77-KS-1-15


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