The Big Bonanza

The greatest ore discovery on the Comstock, 1873.  Now you know why they call it ‘The Silver State.’  What else is on the reverse side of the Nevada State Quarter?  Wild horses, of course.


Looking east across the Virginia Range to Flowery Peak (left) and Emma Peak (right) from Virginia City, 02/24/18.


The cover photos at St. Mary’s FB page show many scenes in and around town.  Click the photo on this page to start the slide show.  Note the man-made hills (mine tailings).

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