Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Hale & Norcross Mining Co.
Comstock Historical Marker No. 11
—South D Street, Virginia City, NV —
Their biggest victory however, came four years later with the discovery of the Big Bonanza in 1873. In 1875, the Hale & Norcross in conjunction with the Savage and Chollar-Potosi mines sank a large four compartment shaft known as the Combination Shaft, to explore the Comstock
Erected 2009 by Marshall Earth Resources, Roy Marshall and the Comstock Historical Society. (Marker Number 11.)
Location. 39° 18.266′ N, 119° 39.081′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on South D Street. Touch for map. Marker is located near the Mackay Mansion. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Savage Mining Co. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Savage Mansion (c. 1861) (about 300 feet away); Engineering Marvels on the Comstock (about 500 feet away); Chollar – Potosi Mining Co. (about 500 feet away); Mackay Mansion (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Mackay Mansion (about 500 feet away); Gould & Curry Offices (about 500 feet away); C. J. Prescott House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
Additional keywords. Comstock Lode
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 2. submitted on October 3, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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