Old Heart of Nevada: Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Elko County
This text is a guide to the historic sites in the colourful northeast of Nevada. Divided into five easily accessible regions of Elko County, it lists the historic sites within each region, providing directions to reach them, and offers a brief history of each site.
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August became began Black Forest boom bought Buel buildings built Bull Run Bullion businesses camp Canyon claims Cobre Cornucopia Deeth Delano depot discovered Elko County Elko Independent February follow the road Gold Circle Gold Creek Halleck included Jack Creek January Jarbidge John July June Lamoille Leopard located Lone Mountain Mardis Metropolis Midas miles mill million miners mines produced Mining District Montello Mountain City nearby Northeastern Nevada Museum November October operations organized ounces of silver owner Pacific Railroad Photo by Shawn placer mining population post office closed post office opened postmaster pounds of copper pounds of lead Ranch remained Reno reopened residents revival Rio Tinto Ruby Valley saloon September Shawn Hall smelter sold Southern Pacific Railroad Spruce Mountain Sprucemont stage line station Tecoma Toano Tobar took place town town's townsite Tuscarora Tuscarora Times-Review University of Nevada Valley Western Pacific Railroad White Rock