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Sutro Tunnel.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Mines and Mining.

Sutro Tunnel.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mines and mineral resources,
  • Tunnels,
  • Sutro Tunnel (Nev.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAgainst Sutro Tunnel of Comstock Lode
    SeriesH.rp.44
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination3 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15945589M


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Sutro Tunnel. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Mines and Mining. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Sutro Tunnel To The Comstock Lode In The State Of Nevada: Importance Of Its Construction, And Revenue To Be Derived Therefrom [Adolph Sutro] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Author Mark Abbott Stern patiently pored over document after document in far-flung archives to piece together Sutro’s multi-faceted career, starting with Sutro’s tunnel that served as a conduit for the waste water from the silver mines in Nevada’s famed Comstock region, and continuing with his battles with some of the nation’s most Brand: Mark Abbott Stern.

Inscribed and Signed Book. “Presented to Bishop Wingfield by Adolph Sutro, Oct. 6, ” Sutro Tunnel. Report of the Commissioners and Evidence Taken by the Committee on Mines and Mining of the House of Representatives of the United States, in Regard to the Sutro Tunnel, Together with the Arguments and Report of the Committee Recommending a Loan by the.

Folio Book composed of sheets that are folded once and printed on both sides, making two leaves and four pages. Point Variation in text, illustration, design or format that Sutro Tunnel. book a bibliographer to distinguish between different editions and different printings of the same edition, or between different states or issues of the same printing.

Bill and I are members of the Friends of Sutro Tunnel, an organization dedicated to preserving and restoring the town of Sutro and eventually the Sutro Tunnel.

Bill loaned me a book published in titled “Ralston’s Ring.” In the book. Adolph Sutro was the owner, contractor and financier who designed and supervised construction of the mile tunnel. It Sutro Tunnel.

book excavated from Dayton, Nevada and ended 1, feet beneath Virginia City. Lateral tunnels were excavated to connect the main tunnel to the major mines along the Comstock Lode. The book is part of the archives of Western States Jewish History Association.

The Sutro Tunnel ran from the Comstock Lode at Virginia City downhill to the town of Sutro, where Adolph Sutro laid out farm plots in the arid land and watered them with water drained from the mines. Sutro was an astute businessman as well as technically brilliant.

He sold his tunnel in at a huge profit, just as the Comstock Lode began to become less profitable. He took his wealth to San Francisco, where he became one of the city’s largest land owners and developers and served as mayor from Sutro saw his moment, sold his tunnel, and moved to San Francisco.

There, his Comstock fortune helped him build the Cliff House, the Sutro Baths, and the Sutro Library. He was the mayor of San Francisco from to Adolph Sutro died inbut his engineering marvel on the Comstock, now mostly impassable, continues to drain hot water.

Adolph Sutro was born in Aachen in what we now call Westphalia, Germany, in He was educated as an engineer. InSutro arrived in San Francisco, where he was involved in Sutro Tunnel. book tobacco, clothing Sutro Tunnel. book other general merchandise. Virginia City, Nevada.

InAdolph Sutro invented a new cost-effective method of refining silver ore, just as the Comstock. Because of opposition, work on the tunnel was delayed until It took nine years to complete. The town of Sutro, at the tunnel mouth, became a bustling community of workers.

The tunnel was wide enough for donkey-pulled carts to pass one another. Calibration with reflected sunlight every noon ensured that the tunnel would be perfectly straight. Free Tour of the Sutro Baths. San Francisco City Guides offers a guided tour of the Sutro Baths and the nearby Sutro Heights Park.

City Guides is a non-profit that run free tours on many of the sights in San Francisco. I've been on several of these tours and the guides have been very interesting and professional.

The Sutro Tunnel did become a route for drainage water from the mines, but the water had to be pumped up from the lower levels to a higher level of the tunnel Author: DENNIS CASSINELLI. Sutro peaked in when it had a population of nearly people, a school, a church, its own newspaper, and Sutro’s impressive two-story Victorian house.

After the tunnel opened, the town’s population actually declined as the amount of business generated through the tunnel didn’t support such a large community.

Bill and I are members of the Friends of Sutro Tunnel, an organization dedicated to preserving and restoring the town of Sutro and eventually the Sutro Tunnel. Bill loaned me a book published in titled “Ralston’s Ring.” In the book, there is a chapter titled “Sutro’s Graveyard.

Adolph Sutro () This is the complete text of a small book published in to honor the new mayor of San Francisco, Adolph Sutro. Sutro ran for mayor as the populist "anti-octupus" candidate,— in opposition to the Southern Pacific Railroad, which dominated California politics.

Adolph Heinrich Joseph Sutro was born Ap Sutro Tunnel Book Inscribed to The Right Reverend John Henry Ducachet Wingfield and signed by Adolph Sutro. SUMNER, CHARLES. ADOLPH SUTRO (). Mining engineer.

Sutro formed the Sutro Tunnel Company which constructed a tunnel to provide ventilation, drainage and an easy means of transporting men and materials to and from the mines in the.

Bill and I are members of the Friends of Sutro Tunnel, an organization dedicated to preserving and restoring the town of Sutro and eventually the Sutro Tunnel. Bill loaned me a book published in titled “Ralston’s Ring.” In the book, there is a chapter titled “Sutro’s Graveyard.”.

Sutro, Nevada: Tunnel to Oblivion, April Desert Magazine, is a great article to complement the fine write-up you have at GhostTown. Written by Alexander Waterman, it has four pictures, one in color, and lots of details, expanding on what the GhostTown write-up says.

SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., March At the annual election of the Sutro Tunnel Company yesterday the following Trustees were elected: Moritz. Adolf Sutro promoted the Sutro Tunnel as the most efficient means or draining the deep levels of the Comstock Lode.

Started init finally reached the ’ level of the Savage Mine nine years later, 20, feet from its entrance in the Carson River Valley near the town of Dayton/5(12). Sutro tunnel. Sutro tunnel and mule train. Adolph Sutro, founder of the Sutro tunnel.

Sutro from the tunnel. Sutro mansion and machine shop Created / Published N.Y.: The Albertype Co., c Subject Headings. It describes the tunnel pupose and enabling legislation for the rights of the tunnel, a massive project championed by Sutro and designed to drain the Comstock Lode mining operations in Nevada.

Many details are in this contract, including the location and depth of the tunnel and specific arrangements for payment based on tons of ore removed.

Sutro's metallurgical breakthrough led to his building the Sutro Tunnel, an engineering marvel that enabled miners to bring out the Comstock silver quickly. After selling his tunnel in to the McCalmont Brothers, Sutro returned to San Francisco a millionaire.

Adolph Sutro was elected mayor of San Francisco in He served a two-year term. Drum of Hope" my new book should be out by the end of April first of May. It is about Sutro Tunnel and sex trafficking. Also have a book signing 5/5(1). Adolph Sutro was the owner, contractor and financier who designed and supervised construction of the mile tunnel.

It was excavated from Dayton, Nevada and ended 1, feet beneath Virginia : DENNIS CASSINELLI. Adolph Sutro has 15 books on Goodreads with 0 ratings. Adolph Sutro’s most popular book is Closing Argument of Adolph Sutro, on the Bill Before Congress. Jacobson, Miner, Merchant, and Mayor, had meanwhile published a number of pamphlets in hopes of obtaining federal aid for the tunnel project, including Closing Argument of Adolph Sutro on the Bill before Congress to Aid the Sutro Tunnel (Washington: M’Gill & Witherow, ); Why Does the Bank of California Oppose the Sutro Tunnel?The.

Theodore Sutro is the author of Thirteen Chapters of American History represented by the Edward Moran series of Thirteen Historical Marine Paintings ( /5(2). Last lecture of the year. – Thursday, November 21st with Mark Stern’s “Beyond the Tunnel” A book presentation & lecture about Adolph Sutro.

We are pleased to continue the Lecture Series with the Comstock Foundation for History and Culture. Dinner starts at p.m. and lecture starts at p.m.

Thirteen Chapters of American History Represented By The Edward Moran Series of Thirteen Historical Marine Paintings by Sutro, Theodore and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Friends Of Sutro Tunnel, Inc.

is a Nevada Domestic Corporation filed on Septem The company's filing status is listed as Active and its File Number is E The Registered Agent on file for this company is Scott J Heaton and is located at P O BoxCarson City, NV Location: Nevada (NV).

San Francisco's west end was a once bustling, robust part of the city, as shown in this article. One of the vestiges of those days is Sutro Heights, which sits Author: Bob Bragman.

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Executive Commit- tee for the stockholders of the Sutro Tunnel Co., hereby agree to accept the sum of Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,), in full com- pensation for our services in all matters relating to the said Com- pany and its stockholders, including the services of two of our number on the Reorganization Committee named in Article 8 of.

Get directions, maps, and traffic for Sutro, NV. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. ADOLPH SUTRO Inscribed & Signed Book on the Sutro Tunnel by Committee on Mines and Mining of the U.S.

House of Representatives Recommending a Govt. Loan ADOLPH SUTRO (). Mining Engineer who formed the Sutro Tunnel Company, constructed a Mining Tunnel for the Comstock Lode, Elected Mayor of San Francisco in Brand: Early American History Auctions.

Sutro Tunnel Co. Lipscomb - P.2d P.2d () SUTRO TUNNEL COMPANY, a Nevada corporation, Appellant, v. Sutro, Adolph, Why does the Bank of California oppose the Sutro Tunnel.

Washington, D.C., M'Gill & Witherow, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Adolph Sutro. The History and Significance of the Adolph Sutro Historic District: excerpts from the National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form prepared in James P. Delgado Denise Bradley Paul M.

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The Sutro tunnel company and the Sutro tunnel. Property, income, prospects, and pending litigation. Report to the stockholders. [Theodore Sutro; Sutro Tunnel .Miners of the Comstock, as they work under & Curry Bickell brothers who lost their lives in the fire in Gold Hill mine, April 7th.Savage r mine.

Comstock Lode Nevada, ca. Consists of correspondence, books, receipts, ephemera, printed matter, and photographs relating to the Anti-Railroad Funding Bill, Sutro's book buying activities, San Francisco mayoral campaign, Sutro Baths, Sutro Heights, and the Sutro Tunnel.