Eberhardt (White Pine County) We Visited: 7-19,20,21-2006
Our Dinner:
39° 11' 51"N, 115° 28' 45"W  USGS Treasure Hill Quad

Directions: East from Fallon on US-50 for 221.3 miles; right on County Road 11, generally south for 15.6 miles

From Fallon: 236.9 miles

4WD or high clearance desired

What Was

Eberhardt was known for it's exceptionally fine silver mines, some of which Paher reports could be "hammered into sheets without milling." After the area boom, British interests came in in 1871 and began operations. There were some ups and downs, and finally in 1885 the British left. 200 people lived here at one time .

Post Office: June 1871 - July 1893
Newspaper: None

What is

Eberhardt is pretty much a wide spot in the road now, although there are some extensive mill ruins. I tried to locate the graveyard but was unsuccessful. Eberhardt is located in the Cathedral Canyon, which get's pretty spectacular as you approach Green Springs to the west.

The Stanford Mill as seen from the Eberhardt Mill
The Stanford Mill
The Eberhardt Mill
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