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"The History of 50 Years of Mining at Tonopah: 1900-1950" Book Gold Silver

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by Jay A. Carpenter, Russell Richard Elliott, and Byrd Fanita Wall Sawyer, 1953, 153 pages, (Paperback)

This is an account of the history of Tonopah, Nevada and the different mining companies. It is a bulletin of material from three different sources and assembled by Mr. Jay Carpenter.

Abbreviated TABLE OF CONTENTS & List of IllustrationsForeword, by Vernon E. ScheidPreface, by Jay A. Carpenter

PART 1Extracts from "The Gold and Silver Rushes of Nevada-1900-1910"
PART 2Extracts from "The Tonopah, Goldfield, Bullfrog Mining Districts-1900-1915”
PART 3The History of Fifty Years of Mining at Tonopah, 1900-1950;
The Period of 1900 to 1907-The Start of the Operating Companies
The Tonopah Mining Company of Nevada
The Tonopah Belmont Development Company
The Montana-Tonopah Mining Company
The Tonopah Midway Mining Company
The Jim Butler Tonopah Mining Company
The West End Consolidated Mining Company
The MacNamara Mining Company
The Tonopah Extension Mining Company
The Period of 1907 to 1910-A Period of Recession
The Tonopah Mining Company of Nevada
The Tonopah Belmont Development Company
The Montana-Tonopah Mining Company
The Tonopah Midway Mining Company
The Jim Butler Tonopah Mining Company
The West End Consolidated Mining Company
The MacNamara Mining Company
The Tonopah Extension Mining Company
The Tonopah Mining Company of Nevada
The Tonopah Belmont Development Company
The Montana-Tonopah Mining Company
The Tonopah Midway Mining Company
The Jim Butler Tonopah Mining Company
'The West End Consolidated Mining Company
The MacNamara Mining Company
The Tonopah Extension Mining Company; Including theTonopah Merger Mining Company and the Tonopah Victor
Mining Company
The Period of 1930 to 1950-The Declining Years
The Tonopah Mining Company of Nevada
The Tonopah Belmont Development Company
The Tonopah Extension Mines Company
Men of Early Tonopah Days
ILLUSTRATIONS
1. H. C. Cutting lease, being examined by Mr. and Mrs. Jim Butler
2. Tonopah in 1902; looking west toward Mt. Brougher
3. Loading ore from Tonopah leases on wagon trains for shipment to the railroad at Sodaville
4. Desert Mill of the Tonopah Mining Company, at Millers 1907
5. Tonopah, about 1920
6. Square set stope on Valley View Vein of the Tonopah Mining Company, 1911
7. The four shafts 6f the Tonopah Mining Company that produced $50,000,000
8. Tonopah Belmont mine and mill, 1913
9. Bullion shipment, West End mill; the author, then mill superintendent
10. Tonopah Extension: left to right-manager's residence, main office, mill, and No.1 Shaft
11. Property ownership map of Tonopah, 1924
12. Jim Butler and Ben F. Edwards, 1901

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