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    Photograph Arabia Mining District Oreana, Nevada ca 1870s. Lot comprised of very early unmourned image (1870s) of the Montezuma smelting works from a very short-lived mining camp. Image depicts the mill in full operation, smoke billowing from its stacks, workers, out buildings, loaded wagons, horses and stacked cords of wood. Printing on verso "Silver lead smelter of the trinity and Sacramento mining company at Oreana, Nevada." This image is an early 20th Century print taken from the original glass plate negative. Early depiction of obscure mining district and Pershing County Nevada.

    Condition:
    Very good-fine, clipped bottom right corner


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    16th Monday
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