Cactus Springs, Nye County, Nevada facts for kids
|Cactus Springs, Nevada|
Activity began in 1901 with the discovery of turquoise on Cactus Peak. Silver was discovered nearby in 1904, and by 1910 the Lincoln Gold Mining Company had constructed a small camp near its holdings called Camp Rockefeller.
Activity in the Cactus Range ended by 1935 and the camp never had a population greater than approximately 50 persons.
Preserving the Glory Days, Shawn Hall: University of Nevada Press, Reno, 1981. http://www.ghosttowns.com/states/nv/cactussprings.htm
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