Nevada Flume Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1186

Scope and Contents

Includes maps, deeds, agreements, receipts for wood, and accounts of wood, chiefly dealing with a wood drive to Empire and Dayton, Nevada, in 1876. Most of the documents were signed by H. M. Yerington. The participating companies were Nevada Flume Company, El Dorado Flume Company, Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company, and Stadtmuller and Company. The areas involved included Corrall Creek and Poison Valley in Alpine County, California, and Long Valley, Nevada.

Dates

  • 1874-1879

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Administrative History

Flume company which operated in western Nevada and supplied wood to the Virginia and Truckee Railroad and to the Comstock mining region; possibly a subsidiary of that railroad company.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (32 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Nevada Flume Company operated in western Nevada and supplied wood to the Virginia and Truckee Railroad and to the Comstock mining region; possibly a subsidiary of that railroad company. Includes maps, deeds, agreements, receipts for wood, and accounts of wood, chiefly dealing with a wood drive to Empire and Dayton, Nevada, in 1876. Most of the documents were signed by H. M. Yerington. The participating companies were Nevada Flume Company, El Dorado Flume Company, Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company, and Stadtmuller and Company. The areas involved included Corrall Creek and Poison Valley in Alpine County, California, and Long Valley, Nevada.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Virginia and Truckee Company Records circa 1980.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Nevada Flume Company Records
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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