New Washoe City in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
A sawmill became an important enterprise in furnishing timber to the Comstock mines after 1859. The Dall Mill, a quartz mill of sixty stamps, employed hundreds of workers. Fertile farms surrounded the town.
With the completion of the railroad from Carson City to Virginia City in 1869, the milling business rapidly lost its importance and the once prosperous town declined.
Erected by State Historic Preservation Office. (Marker Number 114.)
Location. 39° 16.282′ N, 119° 50.446′ W. Marker is in New Washoe City, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker is on Alternate U.S. 395 2½ miles south of Interstate 580, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washoe Valley NV 89704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bowers Mansion (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Winters Ranch (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Winters Ranch Washoe City (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Great Incline of the Sierra Nevada (approx. 5.3 miles away); Galena Creek Fish Hatchery (approx. 5.7 miles away); Galena (approx. 6.4 miles away); Blackwell Ponds (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Washoe City.
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