Joseph V Tingley
Special publication volume 24
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
328 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
The History of the Comstock Lode, first published in 1943, provided mining investors, engineers, and western historians with the first comprehensive, chronological history of mining operations on the Comstock. Of particular note is Smith's progressive record of the ways the mines were developed, the failures encountered, the bonanzas discovered, and the production records of the mines. In addition to the invaluable mining information, The History...