Eastern Mojave Vegetation Shoshone, White Pine County, Nevada.

Query: G.N.I.S.

Populated place on east side of Spring Valley.

Shoshone was a ranch and settlement. Although some ruins remain, the location is on private property and not accessible to the public.

The Shoshone Mining District was located on the western flank of the Snake Range in southeast White Pine County. The Shoshone post office operated in the area from May 9, 1896 until August 31, 1959. The success of the Minerva mines located a couple of miles to the south, kept Shoshone alive for a long time. A school was built for the district on nearby Shingle Creek and served the populace for many years.

Elevation: 5791ft, 1765m.

No collections made at this location.
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Date and time this article was prepared:5:32:21 PM, 12/4/2022.