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Mining on the Comstock / drawn by T.L. Dawes ; engraved and printed by Le Count Bro's., San Francisco.

Mining on the Comstock / drawn by T.L. Dawes ; engraved and printed by Le Count Bro's., San Francisco.

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Cutaway of hillside showing tunnels and supports, shaft, and miners engaged in various activities. Also shows tools used in the mines, as well as exterior views of several mining companies working the Comstock Lode.
Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan Brinkley. New York : Knopf, 1997.





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