From the time the Central Pacific pushed the Transcontinental Railroad through Reno in 1868 the tracks bisected the city north and south.
This view of the east side of the Eureka Historic District includes a mix of nineteenth-century structures plus some modern additions.
Family-style Basque meals are served daily at the Winnemucca Hotel & Bar, hosted by Michael Lynne Olana in this 2008 photograph.
The abandoned mill buildings in Toulon date from 1892. The main building housed a ball mill used to process tungsten as well as precious metals.
In early descriptions of the routes to the American west, the mountain passes were referred to as “gates.” In 1859 the overland stage built the first Middlegate Station to provide a rest stop for the passenger and freight lines crossing the area.
Water, geologic forces, and climatic changes combined to form Lehman Caves over the millennia. Really a single cave, Lehman Caves is located within Great Basin National Park in eastern Nevada not far from the Utah border. A beautiful limestone cave with intriguing formations, Lehman Caves is known for its rare shield formations.
In 1876 the mining district of Ward was the largest town in White Pine County. The Ward ores required the high burning temperature of charcoal for milling, prompting the construction of the charcoal ovens in the mid 1870s.
Water was first brought to the Comstock by natural springs and wells nearby. Usually, however, by autumn the water supply became insufficient. An audacious solution was proposed: to bring water from the ample snow-melt sources high up in the Sierras across the Washoe Valley.
A collection of navigable 360° panoramas created by Howard Goldbaum, a professor at the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. Please join us as we travel all around the Silver State in virtual reality. Flash required.