Report of the Horn Silver Mining Company

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Report of the Horn Silver Mining Company
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1892. A. C. Washington, president. Includes work performed, ore extracted, assay results, and a financial statement. The story of the Horn Silver Mine, one of the great producers in Utah and American mining history, reads like pulp fiction: two prospectors casually discover a rich ore body, a bankrupt financier promotes the venture, the boomtown of Frisco becomes one of the wildest mining camps in the West with a murder or two every evening, a tough lawman who shoots on sight begins to clean up the town, after producing millions the huge mine collapses, and Frisco becomes another ghost town. The Horn had produced more than $13 million and paid its shareholders $4 million in dividends. Some staining on cover.City: FriscoCounty: BeaverState: UTDate: