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Comstock Miners

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

Source: National Archives

Tags: comstock, miners, mining, virginiacity,

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This classic photograph shows Comstock miners bringing their ore carts up from the depths of the mine shaft.


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Date Uploaded: January 1, 2008

Permanent Link: http://wnhpc.com/details/west123

Source: National Archives

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

Source Caption: Cars coming out of shaft, Comstock Mine, Virginia City, Nev. By O'Sullivan, 1867-68. 77-KS-1-13

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