1870 :: Author: King, Clarence :: Short Title: Plate 4. Horizontal Map Virginia Mines Workings, Comstock Lode. Publisher: Julius Bien Publisher Location:New York
Virginia City and The Comstock Lode - DVD
Lipman's, Portland, OR - In 1850, Lipman and Wolfe formed a partnership in Sacramento, California during the California Gold Rush. They became prosperous merchants, expanding into Nevada during the great silver rushes. The later decline of the Comstock Lode impacted the business, prompting Wolfe to move to Portland in 1880.
The Baldwin Hotel in San Francisco was a 19th-century luxury hotel and theatre built by Comstock Lode millionaire, entrepreneur, and gambler Elias Jackson "Lucky" Baldwin. It was located on Powell Street at the corner of Market Street, near the Union Square area.The Baldwin Theatre was completed in 1875, and the Baldwin Hotel was completed around 1876. The hotel was designed in the Second Empire style by architect Sumner Bugbee.
"Harbor Hill", Gilded Age mansion of Clarence Mackay. Designed by Gilded Age NYC architectural firm, McKim, Mead and White. The supervision of architectural work, for the Roslyn, NY mansion, was carried out primarily by Stanford White. Built from, c.1899-1902.
Gold Hill/Gold Hill, Nevada, in the 1860's. Located not far from Virginia City, Gold Hill shared in the Comstock Lode boom. Leading mines in the town were the Imperial, Empire, Challenge, and Confidence. Courtesy, National Archives.