Pershing County Nevada Ghost Towns

Chafey, Nevada. 1908. Prior site of Dun Glen, Nevada.

Dun Glen Nevada

Chafey, Nevada. 1908. Prior site of Dun Glen, Nevada. Dun Glen Nevada later known as Chafey Nevada is a ghost town and mine site located…
Mazuma, Nevada - 1908

Mazuma Nevada

Mazuma, Nevada - 1908 Mazuma Nevada started its short life in 1907 when the Seven Troughs gold strike started attracting an influx of miners from…
Smelting Works. Oreana, Nevada. ca. 1857 by Timothy H. O'Sullivan - U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Oreana Nevada

Oreana Nevada is a milling town which was active from 1865 - 1885 in Pershing County Nevada and home to the Montezuma Smelting Works. The…
Upper Rochester, Nevada 1918

Rochester Nevada

Upper Rochester, Nevada 1918 In the 1860s, immigrants and prospectors from Rochester New York discovered gold in the nearby mounts and the silver mining town…
Seven Troughs Nevada 1907

Seven Troughs Nevada

Seven Troughs Nevada 1907 In 1894, Frank Ward a sheepman in the area, built seven water troughs to water his sheep. The name Seven Troughs…