Virginia City, Montana   11 comments

My son and I visited this old mining town recently. Founded in 1863, it was the capital of the Territory of Montana for 10 years. During that time, miners extracted over $90M ($40B in today’s dollars) of gold in the area, and the city housed about 10,000 people. Now its population is down to 132.

11 responses to “Virginia City, Montana

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  1. Great photos! I’d love to see this. It would be very interesting šŸ™‚

  2. I admire your photos they tells the story! Interesting post

  3. I like the color treatment. Nice work.

  4. I always stop to shoot old gas pumps – nice shots!

  5. Makes me want to write….

  6. Love the old fuel pumps.

  7. So many wonderful shades of time and place!

  8. You have just added to my bucket list with these images. I told my wife to start making vacation plans for Virginia City Montana!

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