The story of Virginia City is the story of the Industrial West. While most imagine the west of the mid 1800s as cowboys and Indians there was industry and booming business in the mountains of Nevada. This project is a work in progress! The Comstock Lode – as it was called – was one of the single largest mineral discoveries in the world. And it was mostly silver! And the cool thing about Virginia City is — most of the town is still there!
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