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Man and boy at desk in Delamar Lode newspaper office

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Man and boy at desk in Delamar Lode newspaper office
The Delamar Lode newspaper printing office during the letterpress era. Cast metal sorts, used to construct words for the paper, are in the background at the right. Examples of articles are posted on the wall in the upper left corner. This photograph is attributed to the Fred Steen Collection in Stanley W. Paher's book, Nevada Ghost Towns & Mining Camps, page 300. Mr. Steen, who lived in Delamar around the time of this photograph, moved with his family to Tonopah where he later worked as a mining bookkeeper.
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Rick Cooper2011-04-23 @ 08:16 PM
This is attributed to Fred Steen in Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps and he was my great uncle who was in Delamar at about the age this boy is. The family moved to Tonopah where Fred was a mining bookkeeper and he passed away there in the 1970s.
Digital Collections Staff2011-04-28 @ 10:03 AM
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