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Postcard of scenes in central Nevada, circa 1927-1930s

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Date

1927 to 1939

Description

A picture postcard with photographs with the captions "Badger hole;" "Electric Gold Mines, Weepah, Nevada;" "Crowd looking at rich strike;" "Town of Weepah, Nevada where rich gold strike was made;" "Frank Horton, Geo. Wingfield;" "The rich strike;" "Traynor and Horton, boys who found the gold." Leonard Traynor and Frank Horton, Jr., found gold ore in Weepah, Nevada in early spring 1927; George Wingfield was a prominent banker and miner in Nevada in the early decades of the twentieth century. The "badger hole" was where Traynor and Horton reportedly made their first gold strike.

Digital ID

pho018465

Physical Identifier

0361_0085
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Citation

pho018465. Nevada Mining Photograph Collection. PH-00361. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. http://n2t.net/ark:/62930/d1n873374.

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Digitized materials: physical originals can be viewed in Special Collections and Archives reading room

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4117 x 3180 pixels
6.862 x 5.3 inches
39,300,668 bytes

Language

English

Publisher

University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Libraries

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image/tiff