The Brown Parker Auto Company Garage in Goldfield, Nevada. After the discovery of gold in 1902, Goldfield was a boomtown in the in the early 1900’s that produced more than $86 million. Goldfield reached a peak population of about 30,000 people in 1906. In 1907, Goldfield became the county seat of Esmeralda County. When gold production began to fall, so did the population. Today, Goldfield is still the county seat and about 440 people still live in the town.
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