Materials related to railroads built in Nevada and eastern California in connection with the Comstock Lode in Virginia City,
Nevada, and other mining booms in Nevada and California.
Among the great names produced by Nevada's Comstock Lode are Adolph Sutro, Virginia & Truckee and the ring (William C. Ralston,
Darius O. Mills and William Sharon) who owned the Bank of California. Sharon was the bank's representative in the Comstock.
Ralston was the power behind the bank although he assumed only the modest title of cashier.
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