Elko in Elko County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
1865 - 1872
Erected 1985 by E Clampus Vitus, Lucinda J. Saunders Chapter No. 1881.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 40° 50.008′ N, 115° 45.602′ W. Marker is in Elko, Nevada, in Elko County. Marker is at the intersection of Commercial Street and 7th Street on Commercial Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Commercial Street, Elko NV 89801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Saloon and Hotel (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elko County High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elko Independent (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Star Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sherman Station (approx. half a mile away); Artzaina Zain (approx. 0.6 miles away); Elko (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ruby Valley Pony Express Station (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elko.
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Also see . . . Missouri Flats -- Hickson's Histories. Twenty to thirty rail cars of machinery and supplies arrived daily in Elko. That's upwards to 300 tons for unloading and shipment to mining camps. Operating all year, good weather or lousy conditions, freighters pulled loads 200 miles north to Silver City, Idaho Territory; 120 south to Hamilton, Nevada; to Eureka and White Pine; and to all places in between. (Submitted on July 8, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.