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Assay Office

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c. 1896
  • Assay Office

Like the park office, this building is a simple long box with a gable roof. The multilight, double-hung windows have flat wood frames. The assay office, where the value of ore was determined, was an important structure in every mining town.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Assay Office", [Austin, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-SC26.

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 198-198.

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