Head of Steamboat Navigation in NevadaEldorado Canyon, the site of a mining boom, runs east from here to the Colorado River. Prospectors began digging for gold and silver here, about 1859, forming the Colorado Mining District. The three largest mines, the Techatticup, Wall Street, and El Dorado Rand Group, yielded over $6,000,000.
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|Placed By||Nevada Historic Preservation Office|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 686394 N 3966803|
|Decimal Degrees||35.82770000, -114.93650000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 49.662', W 114° 56.19'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 49' 39.72" N, 114° 56' 11.4" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near NV-165, Boulder City NV 89005, US|
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