%> Nevada Riches: The Land and People of the Silver State
The Landscape
Riches, Ranching & Railroads
(1850-1900)

Mining

Mining was the economic foundation of Nevada for many years. It is still an important industry in this state. But the precious ores extracted from the earth have not come easily. Through the years, miners, mines, and mining communities have left their mark on the Nevada landscape.
 

Reader: Terry Sullivan

Photo Credit:
Churchill County Museum & Archives