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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Virginia City (Nev.) -- History -- Pictorial works,
  • Virginia City (Nev.) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works,
  • Comstock Lode (Nev.) -- History -- Pictorial works

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 127).

StatementRonald M. James and Susan A. James.
GenrePictorial works
SeriesImages of America
ContributionsJames, Susan A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF849.V8 J36 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23696769M
ISBN 100738569704
ISBN 109780738569703
LC Control Number2008938273
OCLC/WorldCa276818567

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History of the Big Bonanza: An Authentic Account of the Discovery, History, and Working of the World Renowned Comstock Silver Lode of Virginia City, Nevada Paperback – /5(20).   Virginia City and the Big Bonanza. In Virginia City and its Comstock Lode, miners worked one of the richest deposits of gold and silver ever found. Many places claim that title, but the precious metals retrieved between and , with an equivalent value today in the billions of dollars, played an unprecedented role in industrial : ArcadiaPublishing. In Virginia City and its Comstock Lode, miners worked one of the richest deposits of gold and silver ever found. Many places claim that title, but the precious metals retrieved between and , with an equivalent value today in the billions of dollars, played an unprecedented role in industrial history. VIRGINIA CITY AND THE BIG BONANZA Download Virginia City And The Big Bonanza ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to VIRGINIA CITY AND THE BIG BONANZA book pdf for free now.

He was best known for his written accounts of the people, events, and silver mining operations on the Comstock Lode at Virginia City, Nevada, including his non-fiction book History of the Big Bonanza (American Publishing Company, )/5.   The “Big Bonanza” was an enormous gold and silver ore body discovered beneath Virginia City. James Fair, working with John Mackay, followed a narrow vein of low-grade ore in the Consolidated Virginia and California Mine. In , the Con Virginia made the greatest ore body discovery ever found in North America, known as the "Big Bonanza". The strike would pay out US$ billion in current dollars, with Mackay's portion being about $50 billion. The bonanza was in a location previously overlooked and outside where other strikes had been en: John William Mackay Jr .   Virginia City, Nevada and the Comstock Lode. Virginia City, Nevada earns a spot in history because of what happened here in June That’s when the Comstock Lode first opened its shiny veins to miners hoping to hit it big. They sure did. The Comstock Lode remains the largest silver ore discovery in the U.S. And there was quite a bit of.

  About the Author. Historians Ronald and Susan James have written about the history of Nevada for 30 years. Ronald, author of The Roar and the Silence: A History of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode (), is Nevada's state historic preservation officer. Susan serves as the scholar-in-residence for Virginia City's Fourth Ward School : Ronald M. James.   Ronald, author of The Roar and the Silence: A History of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode (), is Nevada's state historic preservation officer. Susan serves as the scholar-in-residence for Virginia City's Fourth Ward School : Arcadia Publishing SC. Virginia City And The Big Bonanza Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Virginia City And The Big Bonanza, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of country. Virginia City and the Big Bonanza (Images of America): : James, Ronald M., James, Susan A.: Libros en idiomas extranjeros. Saltar al contenido principal. Prueba Prime Hola, Identifícate Cuenta y listas Identifícate Cuenta y listas Devoluciones y Pedidos Suscríbete a Prime Cesta. Todos los departamentos Reviews: