Nevada Rock Art Geocaching Historical Markers

Historical Marker #101

Located on U.S. Highway 95, thirteen miles north of Tonopah, Nevada.


As a result of the mining excitement at Tonopah in 1901 and subsequent construction of the Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad, Miller's was founded in 1904 as a station and watering stop on that line. The name honors Charles R. Miller, a director of the railroad and former Governor of Delaware. He was also vice president of the Tonopah Mining Company and was instrumental in having their 100- stamp cyanide mill build here in 1906. In 1907 the town boomed with the construction of the T & G Railroad's repair shops and another large mill. Boasting a business district and post office, the population grew to 274 in 1910. By 1911, the railroad shops and a mill had been moved away, and Miller's began to decline. It was abandoned in 1947 when the railroad went out of business.

Notes on this marker:

This is in a rest stop before you get to Tonopah. Check out the pictures of the flood the hit the area.

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