"Constructed in 1858, this elegant brick building played a major role in the financial and entrepreneurial development of frontier San Francisco. From his offices in this building, William M. Lent, President of the Savage Mining Company, organized the financing of the Comstock Lode located in Virginia City, Nevada. The wealth created by the successful mining of the Comstock provided capital for the development of the West in the years following the Civil War. The Society of California Pioneers." The building is San Francisco Landmark #27.
I have an unbounded interest in Virginia City and have visited Virginia City many times.
Here are my photo galleries from Virginia City, Nevada.
2. Julia Bulette's gravesite, plus the Masonic and Catholic cemeteries of Gold Hill. September 2011.
|The route through Chinatown. The approximate distance traveled was 4.5 miles.|
"There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer." Ansel Adams
"The important thing is not the camera but the eye." Alfred Eisenstaedt