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    125 YEARS AGOMay 1, 1897: Jake Nelson of the Nevada Stables, has just received two new covered buggies and two new sets of harness. This addition to his establishment makes it possible for him to give his patrons first-class rigs. The stables are kept open at all hours of the day and night.

    In the history of the Comstock Lode, hundreds of anecdotes could be related; tragic, pathetic and comic. Typical of these is the story of Lemuel S. Bowers, commonly known as Sandy Bowers. This is the story of an uneducated, easy going frontiersman who fatefully was blessed with extraordinary…

    125 YEARS AGOMarch 20, 1897: JK.S. Gardner & Son, the well known contractors and builders, have just completed a pretty cottage or W.H. Armstrong. The building is located on East Commercial street, between the residences of E.C. Jones and F. Drown, on the south side of the railroad. It i…

    125 years agoFebruary 13, 1897: Johnny Abel is down from Gold Creek. The big hotel is just nearing completion and will be one of the finest houses in Nevada.

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    The Comstock silver and gold discovery in 1859 attracted thousands of people to Nevada following the California Gold Rush of 1849. One of the pioneers who participated in the rush to the Comstock was an interesting character named Nicholas Ambrose, also known as Dutch Nick. Ambrose had start…

    125 YEARS AGODecember 19, 1896: Born – In Elko, Nevada, December 15th, 1896, to the wife of W.J. Armstrong, a 12-lb son; big and hearty. Billy Armstrong smiles when you meet him now.

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