WARDELL

NAME: Wardell
COUNTY: Elko
ROADS: 2WD
GRID: 1
CLIMATE: Pleasant summer, heavy snow in winter.
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Summer, autumn.
COMMENTS: Pretty Scenery.
REMAINS: Nothing

First located in 1879, the Wardell mine didnt really get worked until 1905. First mining iron ore, its producers eventually hit veins of silver but they were short lived. By 1913 or shortly thereafter Wardell was a ghost town.

 


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