POWER OF ATTORNEY
The undersigned who is a director or officer of The Goldfield Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the “Company”);
Does hereby constitute and appoint John H. Sottile and Stephen R. Wherry to be his agent and attorney-in-fact;
Each with the power to act fully hereunder without the other and with full power of substitution to act in the name and on behalf
of the undersigned;
To sign and file with the Securities and Exchange Commission the Annual Report of the Company on Form 10-K for the fiscal
year ended December 31, 2009, and any amendments or supplements to such Annual Report; and
To execute and deliver any instruments, certificates or other documents which they shall deem necessary or proper in
connection with the filing of such Annual Report, and generally to act for and in the name of the undersigned with respect to
such filings as fully as could the undersigned if then personally present and acting.
Each agent named above is hereby empowered to determine in his discretion the times when, the purposes for, and the names in
which, any power conferred upon him herein shall be exercised and the terms and conditions of any instrument, certificate or
document which may be executed by him pursuant to this instrument.
This Power of Attorney shall not be affected by the disability of the undersigned nor by the lapse of time.
The validity, terms and enforcement of this Power of Attorney shall be governed by those laws of the State of Delaware that
apply to instruments negotiated, executed, delivered and performed solely within the State of Delaware.
This Power of Attorney may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which shall have the same effect as if it were
the original instrument and all of which shall constitute one and the same instrument.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have executed this Power of Attorney this 10 day of December, 2009.
State of Florida
County of Brevard
The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this 10 day of Dece