Gold mines and mining -- California.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Maps and engineering drawings of mines, tunnels, power houses, surveys, portions of townships and ranges, and mining equipment at Aurora, Nevada and Bodie, Green Creek (Mono County), Mono Lake, and Mammoth Lakes, California. Mines, mining companies, and power plants include Aurora Consolidated Mines Company, Bodie Consolidated Mining Company, Bodie Gold Mining Company, Bodie Tunnel and Mining Company, Bodie Venture Mining Company, Standard Consolidated Mining Company, Treadwell Yukon Company,...
Overview Mahlon Fairchild (1827-1913) was born in New York and immigrated to California during the 1849 gold rush. In May 1859, Fairchild relocated to Nevada, where he lived until his death. The collection contains a hardbound manuscript of reminiscences written by Fairchild between about 1910 and 1913 on his life, immigration west to California, details about Comstock mining, and his experiences in White Pine County.
Dates: 1913; 1968