By Russ Hartill
From page 17 of the April, 1976 issue of Lost Treasure
Copyright © 1976 Lost Treasure, Inc. all rights reserved
Nestled in the foothills of the Toquima Range in central Nevada, 15 miles north of Manhattan, lies the deserted mining camp of Round Mountain.
The Round Mountain Mining Company, after finding placer gold in 1906, erected a mill to process their rich claims. By 1912, the mine had produced $5 million.
This wealth attracted less-than-desirable folks, and soon the com-pany was looking for Carl Flasch, who was wanted for questioning in the disappearance of a bar of gold bullion from the mill.
The sheriff at Austin, Nevada, deputized a bartender named Lees to go after Flasch, who was headed down Tone Valley in a buck-board. Lees deputized Jack Bryan to help in the chase.