June 1, 2014 12:00 AM

Escapes: Mining history in Nevada

To celebrate Nevada’s 150th birthday, experience the state’s mining history at Comstock Muckfest on Saturday and learn how miners toiled to find ore in the blasted rock. Tour local museums, view mining demonstrations (historic and modern), compete in a contest, see a live minting, or just enjoying hopping on and off the city trolley.

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