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Virginia City, Nevada

Lamar BaxlaBest & Belcher Mine

Whether it's hot water, falling rocks, or poisonous air, old Comstock mine tunnels and shafts are dangerous. Fortunately, two mine tours in Virginia City offer a small taste of what it was like to be a miner in the 1800's. Lamar Baxla, above left, takes visitors on tours of the Best & Belcher Mine, and the Chollar Mine also offers tours.

You can read more about Virginia City if you click here, and you can visit Virginia City's historic cemeteries by clicking here. To visit Virginia City's official web site, click here.