Near Ruth in White Pine County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Two miles east of here, near Lane City, was the Elijah, the first mine discovered in the Robinson Mining District. Lane City, originally called Mineral City, was settled in 1869 and had a population of 400. At Mineral City was the Ragsdale Station—a hotel and a stage station.
Erected by State of Nevada. (Marker Number 9.)
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. 39° 17.015′ N, 114° 57.855′ W. Marker is near Ruth, Nevada, in White Pine County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 50 at milepost 61.5 and Nevada Route 267, on the left when traveling west on U.S. 50. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ruth NV 89319, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Ely - Forging the Link (approx. 4.6 miles Nevada Northern Railway (approx. 5.1 miles away); Jedediah Strong Smith (approx. 6.8 miles away).
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