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View of Southwestern Mining Company's Quartz Mill along river

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Title
View of Southwestern Mining Company's Quartz Mill along river
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Description
Annotated: ? G.B. Waterhouse Mills N.W. [bottom left], Far shoreline green with willows. [bottom left corner], probably W.S. Mills [bottom center]
Caption
Southwestern Mining Co. Quartz Mill.
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Original Collection
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City or Town
County
Graphic Elements (TGM)
Collection Subject (TGM)
Mining; Views
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Language
eng
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http://digital.library.unlv.edu/u?/dig,4
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University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
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TIFF scanned at 400 dpi on Epson Expression 10000X using EPSON Scan Ver. 2.94A.
Digital ID
snv002118
Master File Creation Date
2009-01-27
Master File Format
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Priscilla2009-05-04 @ 11:42 AM
The mill crushed quartz and calcite to remove gold and silver ore - this 1987 report (ftp://nas.library.unr.edu/keck/mining/scans/1710/17100082.pdf) describes what the ore looked like.
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