Lot 36 of 413:
Sutro lectures on his Comstock Lode tunnel, 1874  

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Title:
Lecture on Mines and Mining, Delivered by Adolph Sutro, at Piper's Opera House, Virginia City...

Author:
Sutro, Adolph

Place:
Virginia City, Nevada

Publisher:
The Daily Independent

Date:
Oct. 31, 1874

Description:

4-page Supplement to The Daily Independent newspaper. Illustrated. 61x45 cm (24x17¾"), newspaper format.

Lecture by mining engineer, entrepreneur and future mayor of San Francisco on his brainchild Sutro Tunnel to drain water from the mining shafts of the Comstock Lode, a nearly 20-year project that was still about four years from completion when this supplement was published. 


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Condition:
Old folds, short splits at some fold intersections; very good.


 
Item number:
318721
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