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Combellack Adobe Row House

The Combellack Adobe Row House, an architectural gem in Tonopah, Nevada, reflects the town’s early 20th-century housing trends. Built in 1903 by the Tonopah Extension Mining Company, this adobe row house is the oldest of its kind in Tonopah, showcasing the prevalent building techniques and residential styles of the era.

Combellack Adobe Row House

Combellack Adobe Row House Overview

Originally constructed to house mining employees, the Combellack Adobe Row House is notable for its unique construction method. Unlike traditional adobe homes built with blocks, its walls were cast in place, a method more efficient and popular in Tonopah at the time.

National Register Number

Unknown at this time.

Year Established/Founded

1903

Combellack Adobe Row House History

The house was part of Tonopah’s first residential district on Central Street, a well-developed area by 1904. J.M. Combellack, a resident since its construction, became the owner in 1905, further cementing its place in the local community.

Timeline

  • 903: Construction of the Combellack Adobe Row House by the Tonopah Extension Mining Company.
  • 1905: J.M. Combellack becomes the owner.
  • May 20, 1982: Listing on the National Register of Historic Place

County

Tonopah, Nye County

GPS Coordinates

Unknown at this time.

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Location

Located on Central Street in Tonopah, Nevada, the Combellack Adobe Row House is part of one of the town’s first and most developed residential areas.

Today, the Combellack Adobe Row House serves as a living testament to Tonopah’s history, particularly its early residential development and mining heritage. Its distinctive construction and historical significance make it a cherished landmark in the community.

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