Historical Marker 114
This is Nevada State Historical Marker #114, one of 266 markers scattered around the state.
This marker is located in the Washoe Valley, along Old Hwy 395 near the site of Franktown.
A sawmill was built and became an important enterprise in furnishing timber to the Comstock mines. The Dall Mill, a quartz mill of 60 stamps, employed hundreds of workmen.
Fertile farms surrounded the town.