Comstock Miner

Tags: comstock , miners , mining , virginiacity

Date of photo: 1867-68

Photographer: Timothy O'Sullivan

Source : National Archives

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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

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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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