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    [Nevada Mining]. Photograph of a Railroad Car at the Chollar Mine by Crockwell. 8" x 5". Taken along a spur of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad, the engine is parked outside of a large building near the Chollar mine, identified at the lower right corner, in ink. The engine is shunting a car loaded with earth near piles of lumber. The photograph is affixed to a board to an overall size of 8.5" x 5.25" and bearing the backmark of photographer James H. Crockwell. Crockwell was a noted Utah and Nevada photographer who advertised himself as a "Mining and Contract Specialist in Viewing". He displayed his photography at the Chicago World's Fair in 1893 and is considered as one of the Comstock's most important photographers.

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    May, 2012
    12th Saturday
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