Tom Sawyer was on Sweet Girl's literature list this year. She really enjoyed the story. While we were shopping in Reno a few weeks ago, there was a statue of Mark Twain at the outlet center. She started telling us what she had learned about the author. We decided it was a good time to go back and visit the Mark Twain Museum in Virginia City.
The writing desk used by Mark Twain when he was a reporter and the city editor of the Territorial Enterprise in 1862.
A proof press. Newsprint paper was placed on the type after inking. Then the huge roller was pushed over the type to make the impression.
Nevada's first switchboard(1901)..
It was interesting to learn about the tools and history of the trade.