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Wright Potter, Lois

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Delamar, Nevada

0001 An aerial of Delamar, Nevada ca. early 1900s
0002 A series of carts filled with ore being pulled out of a mine shaft in Delamar,
Nevada ca. early 1900s
0003 An aerial of Delamar, Nevada ca. early 1900s
0004 Delamar, Nevada ca. early 1900s (OVERSIZE)


Hiko, Nevada

0005 Louis Stern, an original settler in Pahranagat Valley and the first post master in
Hiko, Nevada ca. 1900
0006 Louis Stern, outside of the post office in Hiko, Nevada. Louis Stern was the first
post master and Justice of the Peace in Hiko ca. 1900
0007 Hiko, Nevada ca. early 1900s. The post office is located on the other side of the
trees in the center of the photograph. Ruins from an old mill that was moved to
Bullionville in 1868 can be seen in the bottom right corner (OVERSIZE)


Pioche, Nevada

0008 A mining train stopped outside of Pioche, Nevada ca. early 1900s


Tonopah, Nevada

0009 A team of horses outside of a stone building. A man is standing on top of the
building ca. 1900 Taken near present day Tonopah. The first man behind the
horses is my great-grandfather John Peter Wright (1870-1903). My grandfather
was in the process of dying from silicosis having worked in the Delamar mines.
He was a freighterbecause he could not do hard labor.
0010 Early Tonopah, Nevada ca. 1900
0011 Men with a wagon team standing outside of a stone cabin near Tonopah, Nevada
John Peter Wright is second from the left. Wright was born in Pioche, Nevada in
1870 and died in Delamar, Nevada in 1903 ca. early 1900s




Richardville, Nevada

0012 Joe Sharp and his family pictured outside of their home on the west side of
Richardville, Nevada. Pictured left to right: George Stowell, Mayme Stowell (Joe
Sharps daughter), Lawrence Sharp, Jewel Sharp, Mayme Catherine Richard Sharp, Keller (neighbor-boy), and Joseph Lewis Sharp the son of Henry Sharp ca. early 1900s
0013 A gas service station and general store stationed along the highway in Richardville, just south of the Richardville cemetery. The store is owned and
operated by Louis Potters in-laws ca. 1931


Pahranagat, Nevada

0014 The Geer home with Mammy (Clorissa Dyer Geer) and Pappy (Aden Geer) Geer
located in the center. The home is on the west side of the Geer Ranch in Pahranagat Valley. Lois Wright Potter and her mother Mary Eliza Sharp Wright are in white dresses located to the right. Lois was born in 1903. Ca. early 1900s
0015 The Geer home with Mammy (Clorissa Dyer Geer) and Pappy (Aden Geer) Geer
located in the center. The home is on the west side of the Geer Ranch in Pahranagat Valley. Lois Wright Potter and her mother Mary Eliza Sharp
Wright are in white dresses. Lois was born in 1903. Ca. early 1900s
0016 The home of Aden and Clorissa Geer located about 5 miles south of Crystal
Springs, Nevada ca. early 1900s
0017 A plane and a pilot. The picture is taken outside of Shadow, which is a small
spring of water located in Sandspring Valley, Nevada. This is the next valley
west of Pahranagat Valley on the way to Tonopah. ca. 1931


Alamo, Nevada

0018 A group of men on horses headed for a race meet in Caliente, Nevada. Horse
racing was popular in Alamo until the late 1950s. The picture is taken in Alamo, Nevada across the street from Harvey Frehners house. Left to right: Vir Frehner riding Tobe, Paul Stewart riding Rex, Bruce riding Nita, John Richard, Body Hewett riding Slippers, and Dan Potters riding Clara Mell. The winners of the horse race were: Tobe, Nita, Clara Mell ca. 1935
0019 An aerial of Alamo, Nevada ca. 1922
0020 The first town hall and Sunday meeting house in Alamo, Nevada. It was moved
to Alamo from Delamar, Nevada prior to 1910 and it was replaced in 1939
0021 An aerial of Alamo, Nevada looking west in the early 1920s. The four room
schoolhouse where Logan Wright attended in 1954 is in the center-back of
the picture. Alamo Service was owned and operated by Larry and Evy Davis

Goodsprings, Nevada

0022 A parade at Goodsprings, Nevada. Dan Potters father drove a 6 mule team in the
parade ca. early 1900s


Miscellaneous

0023 A miscellaneous postcard of an engine on wagon wheels ca. early 1900s