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Carson City, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Logging Wagon

 
 
Logging Wagon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 22, 2016
1. Logging Wagon Marker
Inscription.  Logging wagon built in 1870 at Bassett Station, Yuba Pass. Used to haul lumber to the Sierra Buttes mines with teams of oxen. Presented to Nevada Day committee in 1950 by Ceasar P. Lombardi.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 8.956′ N, 119° 46.091′ W. Marker is in Carson City, Nevada. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Carson Street (Business U.S. 395) and Fairview Drive, on the right when traveling south. Marker and subject logging wagon are located beside the Carson City Visitor Center parking lot entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1900 South Carson Street, Carson City NV 89701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gardner’s Ranch (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Flume and Lumberyard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nevada State Children’s Home (approx. ¾ mile away); St. Charles Hotel (approx. 0.9 miles away); Carson City (approx. 0.9 miles away); Kit Carson 1843 – 44
Logging Wagon image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 22, 2016
2. Logging Wagon
(marker is mounted behind front wheel)
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Chinatown (approx. one mile away); Abraham Van Santvoord Curry (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carson City.
 
Also see . . .  Sierra Buttes Mine. The Sierra Buttes or Reis mine was located on the steep rocky side of the southern exposure of the rugged Sierra Buttes Mountain which is the highest and most prominent peak in Sierra County with an elevation of 8,600 feet. The mine had it's beginning in 1851 and continued to grow and prosper for many years. This was one of the biggest and well managed quartz mines in California. Today there is nothing left of the mills, buildings or any other evidence other than leftover tailings from the massive operation. (Submitted on January 3, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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