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Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps: Illustrated Atlas

Stanley W. Paher

Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps: Illustrated Atlas

Southern Nevada-Death Valley (Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps Illustrated Atlas)

by Stanley W. Paher

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Published by Gem Guides Book Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - Pacific - Nevada,
  • Travel - United States,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9655469M
    ISBN 100913814105
    ISBN 109780913814109

    Marietta was a rowdy camp, despite its size, and seemed to garner more than its fair share of criminal activity. If the print you want is not listed there, let me know which one you are interested in and I will add it to the gallery. To view my Gallery photos click on Nevada Cemeteries. There were numerous Chinese brothels that existed on the most public of streets and roughly half the women in the town were prostitutes. By only a few hardy souls were left in Rawhide, and the post office was officially closed. After that point, more and more of the few remaining residents of Rawhide began to drift away, and by the s Mrs.

    This allowed for Aurora to receive supplies directly from San Franciscowhich contributed to its growth. The stage service working to and from Marietta was reportedly robbed 30 times inwithin one week of that year alone it was robbed 4 times. Food, fuel, lumber, machinery, tools, hardware, and clothing were scarce. After that point, more and more of the few remaining residents of Rawhide began to drift away, and by the s Mrs.

    In the short span of two years the town went from its peak population of people Mar. For the better part of 20 years Marietta soldiered on. The town's isolated site made it an easy target for robberies, and for criminals to run freely. This allowed for Aurora to receive supplies directly from San Franciscowhich contributed to its growth. Marietta was formally established as a town inand soon contained several hundred people.


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Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps: Illustrated Atlas by Stanley W. Paher Download PDF Ebook

Visitors to the site of Marietta should take care not to enter or trespass on any of these private properties while exploring the ruins of the town. In the past 20 years there has been sporadic mineral exploration in the area. To view my Gallery photos click on Desert Scenery.

There are numerous examples of disagreements leading to armed violence. Smith had Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps: Illustrated Atlas book much larger and more extensive borax deposits in the Death ValleyCalifornia area, and once he had established his works there, he closed down his operations in Marietta.

Holman and Charles "Scotty" A. The stage service working to and from Marietta was reportedly robbed 30 times inwithin one week of that year alone it was robbed 4 times. To view a sampling of these photos, click on the graphic on the left.

The use of camels to transport salt to Virginia City has often been quoted, although there is some dispute whether this actually took place. As Aurora grew, agriculture grew as well with people farming hay, livestock, dairy products, grain, and vegetables.

Despite the crime, scraping the marsh and processing the borax and salt was very lucrative, as was some small amount of gold and silver mining nearby. In my emergency gear storage drawer, I carry a lot of emergency vehicle rescue equipment and emergency food rations.

While there remained a few people eking out a life working in the mines, or processing the ore, or just working their own claims and prospecting, for all intents and purposes the town became a hollow shell of what it once was.

Stock swindlers like George Graham Rice [1]a flashy con-artist from Goldfieldplied their trade, creating a sense that Rawhide would be the next Virginia City or the like of any number of other Nevada boom townswith untold riches to be had for the savvy folks who would just invest in his companies.

Cory, James M. Many people deserted the area but left all buildings, stores and homes intact. The town soon boasted 13 saloons, a post office, several stores including the one owned and operated by 'Borax' Smithand many stone and adobe structures.

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The town was dominated by a harsh climate with violent and unpredictable weather, which made Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps: Illustrated Atlas book permanent settlement increasingly difficult without outside support.

With this source of income gone, the town quickly faded, and was largely abandoned by the early s. History[ edit ] James M. This slide show is a small collection of some of the photos I have taken of Nevada's wildlife and wild flowers.

I also like to take nature and landscape photos of the deserts and mountains of America's Southwest. The peak population was roughly 10, people. Bythe city had a newspaper, the Esmeralda Star.The Hardcover of the Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps: Illustrated Atlas by Stanley W.

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