The Mines of Bodie | New York Times

March 17, 1880 | The New York Times Their resources unfolded to the members of the bullion club. The members of the Bullion Club were addressed last evening on the subject of the mines of Bodie, Cal., by Mr. B. B. Minor and Mr. H. O. Callahan. Twelve months ago, …

Death Takes Ella Cain | Mono County Pioneer

January 28, 1966 – Mono County Pioneer BRIDGEPORT — Ella M. Cain, Mono County pioneer and author of two books about the county, died Tuesday [January 25, 1966] at 10:30 p.m. at the Mono Medical Center. She was 83. Recitation of the rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at …

Breathing new life into Bodie | NevadaAppeal.com

September 25, 2015 | Story and Photos Steve Ranson  |  NevadaAppeal.com KEEPING BODIE ALIVE As thousands of visitors stroll along Bodie’s streets and gawk at the numerous buildings, they see a community that is now one-tenth the size it was in the 1880s when the population hovered between 8,000-10,000, and …

Shot for Four Bits | Reno Gazette-Journal

From the Reno Gazette-Journal,  June 8, 1881 In Bodie yesterday, Dave Hitchel, otherwise known as Texas Dave, was shot by a gambler named Jim Stockdale. The bullet penetrated the intestines. Hitchell is in a very low condition. He formerly kept a hotel at Mill Creek, but for the last few …