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Virginia City… Silver City: By rail past dry stone retaining walls through Nevada

Stone Trust friend, geologist, and Level 1 Initial-certified dry stone waller Jim Wood sent photos from his recent trip from Virginia City to Silver City, Nevada. He writes:
Here’s the scene. The historic railroad brought in mining supplies in the day and hauled out the silver bullion.
Mark Twain worked at the Territorial Enterprise here.

Just down the track, sections of a nice wall holding up the slope above the tracks still stands. Made of andesite.

Wherever Jim goes he observes and inquires about the dry stone heritage of the area. He often sends photos and commentary. We welcome yours, too!