Lumber Baron of the Comstock Lode


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Was Duane L. Bliss a business genius or a despoiler of natural resources? This is one of the major themes in this first-ever biography of one of the Pacific West's great entrepreneurial geniuses. During the glory days of Nevada's Comstock era, from 1859 into the early 1890s, Duane L. Bliss's Carson & Tahoe Lumber & Fluming Company was the largest supplier of timber and lumber to the booming mining business. The company's products provided the framework for the Comstock's 135+ underground mines and supplied the lumber to ...

Lumber Baron of the Comstock Lode 2015, American History Press

ISBN-13: 9781939995100

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