San Jose Mining Company in Egan Canyon, Nevada

For $250,000 investment, William S. Rosecrans and his partner Bart O'Connor formed the San Jose Mining Company in 1872 to revitalize mining in Egan Canyon, Nevada. They built a 20 stamp mill run completely by water power. The company closed in 1883 after producing $400,000.

Mining in Egan Canyon, located in White Pine County, is discussed by Hall in his book,    
Romancing Nevada's Past: Ghost Town and Historic Sites of Eureka, Lander and White Pine Counties
by Shawn Hall and made available online by Google

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