Siegel Nevada Overview
Siegel was a post office town and a mining subdistrict of Aurum in White Pine County, Nevada named for the Siegal Mining District.
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Organized in 1903
Siegel Nevada History
Harold Lawrence Siegel purchased the early claims within the Queen Springs district and established the Siegel Consolidated Mines Company and a new company town was established, Siegel.
- May 14, 1903 – As soon as the snow is gone from the Siegel company’s mines at Siegel, Supt Davis will erect a bunk and boarding house, and put on a good force of men. [The White Pine News – Thursday, May 14, 1903 – Page 1]
- June 18, 1903 – Ed Carter and his son have carried from Tintie, Utah, and gone on to Siegel where Mr. Carter has taken charge of the working operations of the mines owned by Messrs. Siegel & Co., of Salt Lake City, Utah. [The White Pine News – Thursday, June 18, 1903 – Page 4]
- July 23, 1903 – Joseph Siegel of Salt Lake City, one of the owners of the Siegel group of mines at Siegel, accompanied by a civil engineer came in from Salt Lake and went on to the mines on Saturday. [The White Pine News – Thursday, July 23, 1903 – Page 1]
- September 10, 1903 – General Manager of the Siegel Co’s mines at Siegel, Simon Davis, returned on Friday from a visit to Salt Lake City and went to the mines in Mr. Geo. Kelsey’s private carriage. The many friends in this county of Henry Siegel will regret to learn that his health is not good. [The White Pine News – Thursday, September 10, 1903 – page 4]
- September 10, 1903 – Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Sawyer of Salt Lake City came in by Saturday’s stage and went on to Siegel where it is reported Mr. Sawyer takes the management of Siegel Co’s mines. [The White Pine News – Thursday, September 10, 1903 – page 4]
- January 19, 1907 – The post office opened
- July 31, 1908 – The post office closed and operations were moved to the Aurum post office.
Tungsten, silver, lead, and gold.
Unknown at this time.
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January 19, 1907 to July 31, 1908
- Harold L Siegel January 19, 1907
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The Population of Siegel Nevada
Unknown at this time.
39° 43′ 51.77″ N, 114° 36′ 6.07″ W
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- Paher, Stanley (1970), Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps, Howell-North Books
- Tingley, Joseph V., Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Report 47 – Mining Districts of Nevada
- Lincoln, Francis Church, (1923), Mining Districts and Mineral Resources of Nevada,
- United States Geological Survey