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In 1866, silver was discovered on the east side of the Reveille Range, and initial assays revealed values of $300-$800 a ton. The town of Reveille sprang up, taking it's name from the widely read Austin newspaper "Reese River Reveille." A five stamp mill was erested in 1867, and another ten stamp mill was erected twelve miles away in Reveille Valley in 1869. In 1875, the Gila Silver Mining Company acquired the principal properties, repaired the ten stamp mill, and began four years of operation, which grossed over $1.5 million. The town went into decline in 1880.

In 1904 lead mines opened in New Reveille, on the other side of Reveille Range and operated up until 1945. In total, about $4 million was taken out of the area.


All that remains of the Reveille Cemetery


Reveille Mill - Reveille Valley


Reveille Mill - Reveille Valley


Reveille Mill - Reveille Valley


Reveille Mill - Reveille Valley


New Reveille


New Reveille


New Reveille


New Reveille


New Reveille


New Reveille


New Reveille

 

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