But the mines drew him back, and he managed to get ten thousand dollars out of the Comstock Lode.
In the very early days of Comstock Lode mining, shafts were sunk by each of the hundreds of companies.
I became familiar with the fascinating financial game that followed the development of the Comstock Lode, discovered in 1859.
Scores of miners staked their claims upon or near the Comstock Lode and most of them sought capital in San Francisco.
Meanwhile, over the heads of the workers of the Sutro tunnel, a not less marvelous change had come over the Comstock Lode.
Overspeculation in the Comstock Lode brought economic unrest.
Such a device as this was being worked by Jim's father when the Comstock Lode was discovered.
It had felt the wonderful activity that resulted from the discovery of the Comstock Lode in Virginia City.
The Comstock Lode has given up an amazing amount of precious metal.