Nevada City, Montana - June Russell-Chamberlin

Elkhorn barber shop (interior detail)

Panning for gold wasn’t the only way to make a profit in the mining towns. This basin and personal care products are among the artifacts in the 1870s barber shop from Elkhorn, a silver mining town south of Helena.

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