Logging -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Donald Drake is a history enthusiast and researcher. The collection includes transcribed newspaper articles collected from various historical sources regarding, flumes, logging, fire, the Comstock, earthquakes, storms, and other historical events that have taken place in northern Nevada since the 1850s.
Abstract 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.
Abstract Included are invoices, bank books, cancelled checks, payrolls, time sheets, and a contract with Hobart and Marlett to assist in fluming lumber to Franktown, south of Reno, Nevada.
Overview Founded in 1878 by Walter Scott Hobart and General S. H. Marlette on the east shore of Lake Tahoe, the Sierra Nevada Wood and Lumber Company provided lumber to the mines of Virginia City and Gold Hill, Nevada. Collection contains an expense ledger, a revenue check, paystubs, and daily log reports.