Upper End of Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Flume Co. Lumber and Wood Yard near Carson City, Nevada, 1876. Photo: Carlton Watkins.
Standing on one of the huge lumber piles are two well-dressed individuals, both important figures in early Nevada history: D. O. Mills, president of the Virginia City Bank of California, and H. M. Yearington, superintendent of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad.

Upper End of Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Flume Co. Lumber and Wood Yard near Carson City, Nevada, 1876. Photo: Carlton Watkins.

Standing on one of the huge lumber piles are two well-dressed individuals, both important figures in early Nevada history: D. O. Mills, president of the Virginia City Bank of California, and H. M. Yearington, superintendent of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad.