Rhodes Marsh

Rhodes Marsh (HM1OHO)

Location: , NV Mineral County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 16.277', W 118° 5.791'

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Salt pools discovered and developed here in 1862, led to a thriving business by delivering salt to mining mills in Virginia City by camel. Up until this time, the salt was purchased from San Francisco at a rate between 120 & 180 dollars a ton. Sales were good until salt was discovered at Sand Springs in Churchill County and Rhodes couldn't compete in the Comstock market. The Marsh still supplied salt to Aurora Belleville and Belmont. Borax was also mined and shipped to California for processing. In 1882, the Carson Colorado Railroad was built through the area and moved tons of product to market.

Plaque Dedicated 1998
by Walker Lake Posse #6000
Outpost of Julia O. Bulette Chapter #1864
E Clampus Vitus
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HM NumberHM1OHO
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed1998
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus- Julia C. Bulette Chapter 1864- Walker Lake Posse Outpost 6000
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 8th, 2015 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 404083 N 4236483
Decimal Degrees38.27128333, -118.09651667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 16.277', W 118° 5.791'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 16' 16.62" N, 118° 5' 47.46" W
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